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CDU Free Tax Clinic

CDU Tax Clinic Team - 2021


The CDU Free Tax Clinic aims to assist unrepresented taxpayers in meeting and complying with their tax affairs and is now open to assist the Northern Territory community.

The CDU Tax Clinic has been established to provide free and accessible services to members of the community in the Northern Territory. It is available to eligible individuals, small businesses, not-for-profit organisations, and charities who may not be able to afford professional tax advice and representation with their tax affairs and obligations.

Our objective

The CDU Tax Clinic aims to assist unrepresented NT taxpayers in complying or meeting their tax affairs and receive assistance from selected CDU undergraduate and postgraduate accounting students under the supervision of academic staff and experienced tax practitioners.

We may be able to assist you with:

Tax Consultation
Respondig to ATO Notice
Reporting Meetings
Applying for Remissions of Penalities
Payment Plans
Tax Liability
Tax Rights andObligations
Professional Representation

Eligibility criteria

Generally, for individuals:

  • Currently unrepresented (i.e. do not have a tax agent); 
  • Reside in the Northern Territory; and
  • Have a taxable income threshold of $60,000 and below.

For small business, not-for-profit organisation and small charities:

  • Currently unrepresented (i.e. do not have a tax agent); 
  • Northern Territory residency; and
  • Meet the current eligibility requirement as a small business, not-for-profit and charitable entities.


    Application process

      1. Complete the online application form

      If you are eligible please complete the online application form below before the 17th October 2021.

      2. We will review your application

      Once submitted your application will be reviewed by an experienced CDU Tax Clinic member and a student volunteer.  You'll be notified of the outcome and if successful you'll be required to attend an initial meeting at CDU Waterfront Campus.

      3. Meeting and assessment

      If your application is approved, a meeting with a CDU Tax Clinic staff member and a student volunteer will be organised to discuss your tax matter in detail.

      Start your application

      Further Information

      The CDU Tax Clinic is located at the following locations:

      Darwin - CDU Waterfront, Level 3, Room 3.05

      • Mondays and Tuesdays (from 12 July to 29 October) | 10:00am-6:00pm

      CDU Open Day - CDU Stadium, Marrara

      • 29 August | 10:00am-2:00pm

      Alice Springs - Yeperenye Shopping Centre

      • 23 August - 24 August
      • 11 October - 12 October

      Katherine - Katherine Oasis Shopping Centre

      • 13 September - 14 September

      Bookings including online meetings (Zoom, Skype, Microsoft Teams etc) are strictly by appointment only and will be confirmed after you have submitted your application.  For further information, please contact:

      P: (08) 8946 8868 (Mondays and Tuesdays)




      The CDU Tax Clinic gratefully acknowledges the support of the following for the 2021 program.



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