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Legal services expenditure

Under the Legal Services Directions 2017, the DTA is required to report on legal services expenditure each financial year. All figures in the following table are exclusive of GST.

Table 6: Legal services expenditure, 2019–20

Item

Value (all dollar amounts are GST exclusive, rounded to nearest dollar)

Total (external + internal) expenditure

$1,941,455

Total internal legal services expenditure

$0

Total external legal services expenditure

$1,941,455

External legal services expenditure

Total value of briefs to counsel

$0

Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel)

$0

Total value of professional fees paid

$1,941,455

Total external legal services expenditure

$1,941,455