Welcome to the second issue of Norton Rose Fulbright’s Tax controversy insights.
Tax controversy lawyers with Norton Rose Fulbright around the globe have prepared an inaugural survey of certain tax controversy procedures and issues for Australia, Canada, Germany, Italy, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
While each tax controversy will involve unique circumstances, this survey serves as a reference tool for tax executives at multinational companies. It will be an evolving tool, and we plan to add additional countries in future surveys.
This additional includes procedures and issues for:
- Collection of information
- Dispute resolution - administrative
- Transfer pricing
- Civil and criminal penalties
- Judicial challenges
- Privilege protection for information
- Statutes of limitations
- Reconciliation of laws/application of doctrines
Superannuation underpayments: The amnesty window is closing
On 24 February 2020 Federal parliament finally passed the bill (first introduced in September 2019) to provide an amnesty to employers who have not met their superannuation obligations to employees.