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  • Privacy notice – Business Activity Statement and Revised Business Activity Statement

    We are authorised by the following acts to collect the information we request in the BAS A - Quarterly business activity statement:

    • A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999
    • A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    • A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Transition) Act 1999
    • A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax) Act 1999
    • A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax) Act 1999
    • A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax and Luxury Car Tax Transition) Act 1999
    • Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    • Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    • Taxation Administration Act 1953
    • Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986
    • Fuel Tax Act 2006.

    We need this information to help us administer the excise, GST and taxation laws. If your form is incomplete, incorrect or needs checking, it may delay processing or we may ask you to complete a new form.

    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
    • Services Australia
    • State and Federal Police
    • Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
    • Director of Public Prosecutions
    • Australian Bureau of Statistics.

    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
    • 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

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      Last modified: 05 Feb 2019QC 38940