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Falsifying or Concealing Identity

Tax Offences – VIC

Welcome to the VIC Falsifying or concealing identity article page. Everything you need to know about Falsifying or concealing identity according to VIC law.

What the Law States according to VIC Law for Falsifying or concealing identity

According to VIC Law for the charge of Falsifying or concealing identity:

Taxation Administration Act 1997 – SECT 60
Falsifying or concealing identity

60. Falsifying or concealing identity

A taxpayer must not-

(a) falsify or conceal the identity, or the address or location of a place of residence or business, of the taxpayer or of another person; or

(b) do, by act or omission, anything that facilitates the falsification or concealment of the identity, or the address or location of a place of residence or business, of the taxpayer or another person.

Penalty: 500 penalty units in the case of a body corporate; 100 penalty units in any other case.

The Maximum Penalty – Falsifying or concealing identity

According to VIC Law for the charge of Falsifying or concealing identity, 100 – 500 penalty units.

What the Police must prove according to VIC Law for Falsifying or concealing identity

A taxpayer, who by any act or omission, falisifies or conceals, their residential address or business address, or the residential or business address of another person.

Possible Defences under VIC Law – Falsifying or concealing identity

1. Factual Dispute
2. Whethere requisite dishonest intent established

In VIC which court will hear the matter – Falsifying or concealing identity

Magistrates’ Court

Street Names

Forgery

 

Date: 09/01/2009

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