OBJECTIONS AND APPEALS

Objections

2016-17 Duties GAIC Motor vehicle duty Land tax Payroll tax Congestion levy FHOG Unclaimed money Total %
Objections received* 330 1 3 2999 381 2 41 1 3993  
Objections processed* 338 1 3 3129 371 4 46 1 4066  
Allowed in full 78 0 0 458 36 0 7 0 630 15.5%
Allowed in part 19 0 0 536 84 3 1 0 649 16.0%
Disallowed in full 190 0 2 1723 188 1 35 1 2185 53.7%
Withdrawn by taxpayer prior to decision 14 0 1 24 23 0 0 0 123 3.0%
Closed/invalid 37 1 0 388 40 0 3 0 479 11.8%
Objections pending 30 June 2017 98 1 1 655 260 4 4 0 1085  
*In this table, the number of objections refers to the total number of assessments objected to. Some objections, particularly for payroll tax and land tax, are in relation to multiple assessments. 

Appeals received and completed

2016-17 Duties GAIC

Insurance
(Gen/Life)

Motor vehicle duty Land tax Payroll tax Congestion levy FHOG Back to Work Other † Total %
Appeals received  43 0 0 1 41 7 3 8 5 1 109  
Taxpayer appeals dismissed at hearing  8 0 0 1 26 2 1 2 0 0 40 (40/46) 87%
Taxpayer appeals upheld at hearing 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 6 (6/46) 13%
Matters settled before hearing 48 0 0 6 35 17 0 9 0 1 116  
Appeals completed (±) 59 0 0 7 63 20 1 11 0 1 162  
± Appeals completed includes multiple matters heard together and matters for completed contested hearings that are unreported at time of publication.
†Non-statutory appeal litigation, including contested debt recovery or subpoena, non-revenue line litigation and administrative law proceedings.