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    This information may not apply to the current year. Check the content carefully to ensure it is applicable to your circumstances.

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    We are authorised by the Taxation Administration Act 1953 to request your tax file number (TFN).  We will use your TFN to identify you in our records. It is not an offence not to provide your TFN but if you don't there may be a delay processing your application.  

    We are also authorised under the Superannuation (Government Co-Contribution for Low Income Earners) Act 2003 to collect the information we request in this form. We will use this information to administer the taxation and superannuation laws. If this information is not collected, we will not be able make a direct payment to you of your superannuation co-contribution and/or low income superannuation contribution.

    Where authorised by law, we may give this information to other government departments and agencies, including:

    • Department of Education
    • Department of Employment
    • Department of Social Services
    • Department of Human Services
    • Department of Immigration and Border Protection
    • State and Federal Police
    • Australian Securities & Investment Commission
    • Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
    • Australian Bureau of Statistics
    • Reserve Bank of Australia.

    We also provide taxpayer information to treaty partners overseas under international tax agreements.

    Our privacy policy contains important information about your privacy, including information about how you can access and seek correction of information we hold about you, how to make a complaint if you think we have breached the Australian Privacy Principles and how we will deal with any privacy complaints.

    For more information about privacy or if you believe your privacy has been compromised:

    • Phone our Privacy Hotline on 1300 661 542
    • write to us at GPO Box 9990 in your capital city.

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      Last modified: 02 Sep 2014QC 39239