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If you receive a wagering and betting tax assessment or reassessment notice that you disagree with, you can lodge an objection via our online portal. You must lodge your objection within 60 days of receiving your assessment.

Your reasons for objecting must challenge the legal basis of the assessment and highlight the particular aspects that you consider incorrect. If you are objecting to a reassessment, your objection is limited to liabilities additional to or greater than those liabilities under the previous assessment. 

1

Where to object

Log in to the online portal, navigate to the ‘Objections’ page and select ‘Object to an assessment’.

Log in to online portal

2

Declaration

Read the declaration and select the checkboxes to proceed.

3

Select preferred contact

You can choose to be notified of the outcome of your objection or you can nominate another contact person. For example, you may choose to have it sent to your accountant.

4

Objection details

Select the checkboxes alongside the assessment or assessments you are objecting to.

You can then object to the:

  • amount of the primary liability,
  • interest charged, 
  • penalty tax.

Use the text boxes to explain why you are objecting. Remember, your objection must challenge the legal basis of the assessment and highlight the particular aspects that you consider incorrect.

5

Lodge your objection

Select ‘Lodge’ and your objection and any supporting documents will be sent to us.

You will receive a message confirming your submission.

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Next steps

Your objection is handled by a person independent of the original decision.

You will receive written notice of their determination.