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  • IPS agency plan

    The object of the FOI Act is to give the Australian community broad access to information held by the government by proactively publishing certain information, and giving citizens a right of access to government held documents.

    The ATO Information Publication Scheme (IPS) agency plan provides guidance in planning and maintaining our IPS entry. The plan supports our value of being open and accountable.

    Who we are

    This includes information on the way the ATO is organised such as our organisational structure and Executive Committee members, including the Commissioner of Taxation.

    • Organisational structure – Describes our reporting structures, such as sub-plans, management arrangements that include the ATO organisational chart and details about our business and service lines.
    • ATO Executive Committee – Introduces the ATO Executive Committee members and the committee charter.

    What we do

    This includes information about our functions, decision making powers and operational information that assist us in making decisions or recommendations affecting members of the public.

    • About us – Summarises our role.
    • ATO strategic intent – Outlines our vision for the future and how we will work with the community and government in the years ahead.
    • ATO corporate plan – Outlines at a high level, the priority work we intend to do as an agency this financial year.
    • Taxpayers' charter – what you need to know – Sets out your rights and obligations and what you can expect when dealing with us. It also sets out what you can do if you are not satisfied with our decisions or actions.
    • Laws conferring powers on the Commissioner of Taxation – Lists the main tax and super laws, conferring powers or functions on the Commissioner of Taxation.
      Last modified: 10 Jul 2019QC 27280