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  • Privacy notice – Application for remission of customs duty

    The ATO requires the collection of the information requested in this form under section 163 of the Customs Act 1901 and regulation 107 of the Customs Regulation 2015. We need this information to help us to administer the customs laws. If the information is not collected, we may be unable to process your Application for a remission of customs duty (PDF, 280KB)This link will download a file.

    We may give this information to other government agencies as authorised in taxation law, including, benefit payment agencies such as:

    • the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
    • the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
    • Services Australia
    • law enforcement agencies such as state and federal police.

    This can include other agencies such as:

    • Centrelink
    • Australian Bureau of Statistics
    • Department of Home Affairs
    • the Director of Public Prosecutions.

    The ATO also provides taxpayer information to treaty partners overseas under international tax agreements with many other countries.

    If you have an Australian business number, some information on this form is collected for the purpose of the A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999. This information 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.

    The ATO’s privacy policy is also on our website. The policy contains important information about your privacy, including information about how you can access and seek correction of information we hold about you, how you may complain about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles and how the ATO will deal with any privacy complaint.

    For more information about privacy or if you believe your privacy has been compromised:

    • Phone our Privacy Hotline on 1300 661 542
    • 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

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      Last modified: 23 Aug 2021QC 38793