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Giving False or Misleading Information to Tax Officers

Tax Offences – VIC

Welcome to the VIC Giving false or misleading information to tax officers article page. Everything you need to know about Giving false or misleading information to tax officers according to VIC law.

What the Law States according to VIC Law for Giving false or misleading information to tax officers

According to VIC Law for the charge of Giving false or misleading information to tax officers:

Taxation Administration Act 1997 – SECT 57
Giving false or misleading information to tax officers

57. Giving false or misleading information to tax officers

(1) A person must not-

(a) make a statement, orally or in writing, to a tax officer; or

(b) give information, orally or in writing, to a tax officer-

that is false or misleading in a material particular.

(2) A person is not guilty of an offence against subsection (1) if the court hearing the charge is satisfied that the person did not know that the statement or information was false or misleading in a material particular.

The Maximum Penalty – Giving false or misleading information to tax officers

According to VIC Law for the charge of Giving false or misleading information to tax officers:

500 penalty units in the case of a body corporate
100 penalty units in any other case

What the Police must prove according to VIC Law for Giving false or misleading information to tax officers

A person has intentionally given a false or misleading statement to a tax officer.

Possible Defences under VIC Law – Giving false or misleading information to tax officers

1. Factual Dispute
2. Lack of intent

In VIC which court will hear the matter – Giving false or misleading information to tax officers

Magistrates’ Court

Street Names

Mislead tax office

 

Date: 09/01/2009

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