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Investigation into the ATO’s use of Garnishee Notices

The Inspector-General of Taxation (IGT), Mr Ali Noroozi, today announced an investigation into the allegations made during the ABC Four Corners program, aired on 9 April 2018, regarding the Australian Taxation Office’s (ATO) use of garnishee notices.

We welcome your input into this review. Details on how you may lodge a submission are available on the IGT’s website at: https://igt.gov.au/publications/reports-of-reviews/use-of-garnishee-notices/

Submissions allow us to have a better understanding of taxpayers’ experiences with garnishee notices and allow practitioners, such as yourself, to suggest improvements that could be made. Your submission is strictly confidential and we will not provide it to any third parties including the ATO. For more information, please refer to the link above and our privacy policy on our website: http://igt.gov.au/privacy-policy/.

The closing date for submissions is 22 June 2018.