High Court rules against ATO, finding tax debts can be shifted between spouses

A recent High Court case has found that a tax debt of one spouse can be shifted to another during a divorce property settlement, which lawyers say is unprecedented and could leave the richer spouse with the debts of their former partner.
www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-21/what-is-mine-is-yours-until-taxes-do-us-part/10726020 [category Aust, inequity]

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