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  • Privacy notice – Application for ABN registration for superannuation entities

    We are authorised by the Taxation Administration Act 1953 to request tax file numbers (TFNs). 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 this form.

    We are also authorised by the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 to collect the information requested in the ABN applicationExternal Link. This information will be used to update your name, address and contact details for taxation and superannuation purposes. If you don't provide the information, we may not be able to process your form.

    Where you have nominated a representative, we will also use this information to help us deal with your representative about your taxation and superannuation affairs on your behalf.

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

    • Services Australia
    • Department of Education
    • Department of Employment
    • Department of Social Services
    • Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
    • Department of Home Affairs
    • Department of Veterans Affairs
    • Australian Bureau of Statistics
    • Law Enforcement Agencies.

    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.

    See also:

    • our privacy policy
    • treaty partners
    • 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 the address below.

    Australian Taxation Office
    GPO Box 9990
    [insert the name and postcode of your capital city]

    For example;

    Australian Taxation Office
    GPO Box 9990
    SYDNEY NSW 2001

      Last modified: 05 Feb 2019QC 38756