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  • 1. Accountability framework

    Our relationship with federal, state and territory governments

    The ATO’s responsibilities and formal accountabilities under the framework established by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) include specific reporting on GST administration.

    We report through governance forums, escalating through to the Council on Federal Financial Relations (CFFR). The accountability mechanisms and forums are depicted in Figure 2.

    Figure 2: Accountability frameworkThis diagram shows the framework for how ATO reports through governance forums, escalating through to the Council on Federal Financial Relations.

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