Posts Tagged: summons

How the ATO uses legal action to collect tax debts from an individual

These are the steps that the ATO takes when it starts legal action to recover a tax debt from an individual (i.e. as a sole trader, an employee, or a partner in a partnership). Different steps apply to a company that owes the ATO a tax debt. When will the ATO use legal action ...

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 ...