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Case FCT v Dixon (1952) 86 CLR 540




Case FCT v Dixon (1952) 86 CLR 540;PartA[Approx50%];Explain why the payment to the taxpayer inFCT v Dixon(1952) 86 CLR 540 was assessable income but the payment inScott v FCT(1966) 117 CLR 514 was not.;In your answer you should include (but not necessarily be limited to) the following;i)A brief statementin your own wordsof the facts of the cases.ii)Identify the issues raised and the relevant legislation in the context of ITAA97.iii)Identify any cases and other sources of information relevant to the issues and legislation.iv)Apply the law to the facts stating clearly why one taxpayer was assessable and the other was not.;Part B[Approx50%];Nigel is a professional percussionist and performs with a number of bands and orchestras. In order to practice, he set aside a special room in his house that is soundproof and contains a variety of electronic sound equipment. The room is used only for practice or performance related purposes. He pays council rates, interest on the house mortgage, repairs and maintenancetelephoneand electricityexpenses in connection with the house. He believes he should be able to claim tax deductions for all these costs together with depreciation on the roomand equipment.;Explain the tax position to Nigel. In you answer you should;i)Identify the tax issues that are raised and the relevant sections of the legislation.ii)Identify any cases and other sources of law or information that apply.iii)Apply the law to the facts.iv)Express a conclusion in regard to the issues identified and indicate any other information required.;?The assignment is no more than 2000 words long (excluding abstract, references, bibliography).;?Referenced direct quotes (use quotation marks or indent) AND summarising from another person?s work in the body of the essay. (This includes internet sources).;?Indicated what referencing style you have chosenHarvard/APAand USED IT.;?Answered all parts to the question.


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