The first new tax introduced after Federation was the Bank Notes Tax Act 1910 which introduced an Australian currency. It imposed a 10% tax on bank notes that had been previously issued privately. The new national currency first appeared in December 1910.
When a person deliberately lies to the ATO to reduce their amount of tax payable by understating assessable income, overstating allowable deductions or incorrectly claiming tax credits and tax offsets. Tax evasion is against the law.read more glossary terms