Objections and Appeals

Objections

2014-15 Growth area 
infrastructure
contribution
Payroll tax Land tax Duties First home
owner grant
Motor vehicle
duty
Congestion Levy Unclaimed
money
Total %
Objections received* 3 440 1781 324 119 19 10 0 2696  
Objections processed* 3 508 1842 323 114 19 9 0 2818  
Allowed in full 0 27 180 62 9 0 0 0 278 9.9%
Allowed in part 0 132 364 33 3 0 0 0 532 18.9%
Disallowed in full 2 279 950 176 84 17 5 0 1513 53.7%
Withdrawn by taxpayer prior to decision 1 31 30 18 0 0 0 0 80 2.8%
Closed/invalid 0 39 318 34 18 2 4 0 415 14.7%
Objections pending 30 June 2015 1 211 425 85 26 4 4 0 756  

*In this table, the number of objections refers to the total number of assessments objected to. Some objections, particurarly for payroll tax and land tax, deal with multiple assessments. 

Appeals received and completed

2014-15 Growth area 
infrastructure
contribution
Payroll tax Land tax Duties First home
owner grant
Motor vehicle
duty
Congestion Levy Insurance (general/life) Other* Total %
Appeals received 3 21 40 38 12 3 1 0 4 122  
Appeals completed ** 3 12 31 60 22 4 1 0 2 135  
Taxpayer appeals dismissed at hearing (CSR wins) 3 0 9 20 7 0 0 0 1 40 83% (40/48)
Taxpayer appeals upheld at hearing (CSR loss) 0 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 8 17% (8/48)
Matters settled before hearing 0 12 17 37 15 4 1 0 1 87  

* Contested subpoena, administrative law proceedings, non-revenue line litigation
** Non-statutory appeal litigation
*** Appeals completed includes multiple matters heard together