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Tax Evasion

Tax Offences – VIC

Welcome to the VIC Tax evasion article page. Everything you need to know about Tax evasion according to VIC law.

What the Law States according to VIC Law for Tax evasion

According to VIC Law for the charge of Tax evasion,

Taxation Administration Act 1997 – SECT 61
Tax evasion

61. Tax evasion

A person must not, by a deliberate act or omission, evade or attempt to evade tax.

The Maximum Penalty – Tax evasion

According to VIC Law for the charge of Tax evasion:

1000 penalty units in the case of a body corporate
200 penalty units or imprisonment for 2 years or both in any other case

What the Police must prove according to VIC Law for Tax evasion

That a person deliberately avoided paying tax

Possible Defences under VIC Law – Tax evasion

1. Factual dispute
2. Lack of intent

In VIC which court will hear the matter – Tax evasion

Federal Magistrates’ Court

 

Date: 09/01/2009

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