Ultimate beneficiary schedule

Privacy notice



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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 the form.

We are also authorised by the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 and the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (among others) to ask for other information on this form. We need this information to help us administer the taxation laws. If the information is not collected, there could be a delay in processing your return.

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 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.

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: 02 Sep 2014QC 39382