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Frequently asked questions

The IGT may commence a review on his own initiative.

The Minister may also direct that the IGT undertake a particular review. The IGT may also be asked by the Commissioner of Taxation, the Assistant Treasurer or Parliament to review particular areas.

If you have an area you believe the IGT should review, you may raise this with us through the Lodge a Complaint Form, mail or fax.

These are policy matters for the Government. The Government receives advice on tax policy matters from a number of agencies, including the Treasury and the Board of Taxation.

The IGT cannot compel the Commissioner of Taxation to take any particular course of action. However, the Commissioner has historically agreed with the vast majority of the IGT’s recommendations and has sought to implement them.

Yes. All of the IGT’s reports that have been publicly released are available for download on the Reports of Reviews page.

If you have an area you believe the IGT should review, you may raise this with us through the Lodge a Complaint Form, mail or fax.

The IGT may also call for submissions in respect of a review.

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