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Privacy notice



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 to collect your personal information on this form under one or more of the following Acts:

  • Taxation Administration Act 1953
  • Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
  • Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
  • A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax) Act 1999
  • Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme Act 2003
  • Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
  • Product Grants and Benefits Administration Act 2000
  • Fuel Tax Act 2006
  • Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986

We need this information to help us administer the taxation laws. If the information is not collected we may not be able to process your corrections.

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
  • State and Federal Police
  • Australian Crime Commission
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Reserve Bank of Australia.

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

If you have an Australian Business Number, some information on this form may be collected under the A New Tax System (Australian Business Number Act) 1999 and will be used to update your details on the Australian Business Register (ABR). Where authorised by law, selected information may be made publicly available and some may be passed to a wide range of government agencies, including Commonwealth, state and local government agencies.

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.

Find out more

  • our privacy policy 
  • treaty partners
  • Australian Business Register (ABR)External Link
  • phone us on 13 28 66 between 8.00 am and 6.00pm Monday to Friday for more about agencies receiving information from the ABR
  • phone us on 1300 661 542 for more information about our privacy policy, have questions about privacy or if you wish to report an instance where you suspect your privacy has been compromised.
  • write to us at GPO box 9990 in your capital city
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    Last modified: 01 Sep 2014QC 38939