November 23, 2013 Cogent Lawyers

Alternative dispute resolution

If an objection to a tax assessment is disallowed by the ATO a taxpayer can refer the decision to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal or Federal Court, abandon the objection or turn to alternative dispute resolution (ADR).

Arbitration, mediation and expert determination are the most common types of ADR. The benefits of ADR for tax Disputes may include quicker and less costly Tax Dispute determinations. For guidance on how to approach the process talk with your solicitor.