ATO Fraud

ATO Fraud

Tax fraud, sometimes known as tax evasion, is a very serious offence. Anyone facing charges in this area should contact us as soon as possible for a free initial consultation to find out more about how our specialist team can help you.

Crimes in this area include:

  • Intentionally not reporting assessable income to the ATO
  • Knowingly claiming tax deductions that you were not entitled to
  • Withholding information from the ATO or failing to keep accurate records
  • Deliberately submitting false, backdated or altered documents
  • Paying wages in cash without reporting them to relevant bodies.
  • Knowingly making false statements to the ATO in any documentation
  • Disguising personal expenses as business expenses

The maximum penalty here is 10 years imprisonment.