Posts Tagged: criminal charges

Can I go to jail for not paying my tax debt?

This short video answers the question 'can I go to jail for not paying my tax debt?’ https://youtu.be/od2MjbXv9BM TRANSCRIPT: In this video I answer the question: ‘Can I go to jail for not paying my tax debt?’ The answer is, no, you can’t go to jail just because you haven’t paid your tax debt. But there are a ...

16 tips for going to Court for not lodging your tax returns

If you've received a "Complaint and Summons" from the ATO, you're probably worried about what it's going to be like to go to Court. This article will tell you the key things you should know when you go to Court. It specifically applies to prosecution actions in the Adelaide Magistrates Court, but it may be ...

Have you been issued a summons to attend Court for not lodging tax returns?

Not lodging your tax returns can result in criminal charges. If the ATO is chasing you for your returns, there are a few things you can do to minimise the consequences either before or after you receive a summons to attend Court. If you have received a warning from the ATO If the ATO has given ...

Help! I haven’t lodged my tax return!

There are a lot of reasons why you may not have lodged old tax returns. Whatever the reason, it's important not to let this scare you away from ever lodging them. It's best to 'fess up, get some help, and get them up to date. The ATO is a lot less scary when you go ...