Inspector General of Taxation launches review of ATO garnishee notices: “We want to know about people’s experiences”

SmartCompany, May 16, 2018

The Inspector-General of Taxation has launched a review into how the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) issues garnishee notices after a Four Corners and Fairfax investigation last month suggested tax office staff were being directed to issue garnishee arrangements to small businesses as “standard” practice.

Groups like Self-Employed Australia have argued for an overhaul of the garnishee system, observing that some businesses dispute their tax debts but get hit with a garnishee arrangement anyway. READ MORE: