Have you been charged with Deliberately Omitting Information?
If so, ensure you consult a specialist criminal lawyer before proceeding further. You may have defences available that you are unaware of.
Can the prosecution make out their case? Did you omit information from a statement made to a tax officer? Was this omitted intentionally?
Please read below for more information in relation to this charge.
Section 58 of the Taxation Administration Act 1997.
The prosecution must prove:
The defendant person or body corporate omitted information from a statement made to a tax officer;
The statement was knowingly false or misleading; and
The statement was a material particular.
The maximum penalty
500 penalty units in the case of a body corporate and 100 penalty units in any other case.
Where will my case be heard?
Deliberately Omitting Information cases can only be heard in the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria.
Questions to consider
Do you have a defence?
If you are pleading guilty, what can you do to minimise your sentence?
What to do next?
See an experienced criminal lawyer urgently, as preparation in relation to any matter is critical.
If you have been charged with Deliberately Omitting Information make an appointment to see one of our experienced lawyers today.
58 Deliberately omitting information
A person must not omit from a statement made to a tax officer any matter or thing without which the statement is, to the person’s knowledge, false or misleading in a material particular.
Penalty: 500 penalty units in the case of a body corporate; 100 penalty units in any other case.