Privacy notice – Dividend and interest schedule
We are authorised by the Taxation Administration Act 1953 to request tax file numbers (TFNs) in the Dividend and interest schedule form. It is not an offence not to provide TFNs but if you don't there may be a delay processing this form.
We are also authorised by the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 and the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to ask for other information on this form. We need this information to help us administer the tax laws. If the information is not collected, there could be a delay processing your return or an error in an assessment.
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 Bureau of Statistics
- Reserve Bank of Australia.
We also provide taxpayer information to treaty partners overseas under international tax agreements.
If you have an Australian business number, some information on this form may be collected under the A New Tax System (Australian Business Number Act) 1999 and 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.
If you have a privacy concern or need more information, phone or write to our privacy hotline.
Dividend and interest schedule privacy notice.