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  • Report fraud, tax evasion, a tax planning scheme or unpaid super

    Let us know if you suspect or are aware of any fraudulent activity by reporting it to us.

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    Report a scam

    You can check on any communication that you are not sure about, or report a phone scam, by phoning us on 1800 008 540 from 8.00am–6.00pm (AEST), Monday to Friday. To report unsolicited emails claiming to be from the ATO, forward the entire email to ReportEmailFraud@ato.gov.au.

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    Report tax evasion

    We are committed to targeting tax evasion and you can help us make sure everyone pays their fair share of tax.

    Emerging risk – GST on imported services and digital products

    Goods and Services Tax (GST) now applies to supplies of digital products and other services imported by Australian consumers from 1 July 2017. This includes digital products such as streaming or downloading of movies, music, apps, games and e-books. It also includes services such as architectural or legal services. If you are reporting a business that you believe is deliberately evading tax by not registering for GST or not remitting GST, please complete the online reporting form and include:

    • the name of the business you purchased the item or service from
    • their website address or url
    • any other information that will enable us to identify the business.

    Contact us to report tax evasion:

    • online by completing a Tax evasion reporting form
    • phone 1800 060 062
    • fax 1800 804 544
    • mail by marking your letter 'in confidence' and sending it to us at.

    Australian Taxation Office
    Tax Evasion
    Locked Bag 6050
    Dandenong  VIC  3175

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    Report a tax planning scheme

    By reporting tax avoidance schemes as early as possible, you can help us prevent people getting caught up in them and facing significant penalties.

    Contact us to report a tax planning or avoidance scheme:

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    Report unpaid super

    We encourage third parties, including super funds, unions, government agencies and tax professionals to report if an employer is not meeting their super guarantee (SG) or choice of fund obligations.

    You can contact us to report unpaid super by sending an email to SGThirdPartyReferrals@ato.gov.au

    Note: This email address should only be used by third parties such as super funds, unions, government agencies and tax professionals.

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    Report fraud or corruption by ATO officers

    If you suspect or are aware of any fraudulent or corrupt activity by an ATO employee or contractor, you can contact Fraud Prevention and Internal Investigations by:

    All reports are treated as strictly confidential. Any information you provide will help ensure the integrity of the ATO.

    Last modified: 02 Feb 2018QC 33504