Privacy notice – Franking account tax return
We are authorised by the Taxation Administration Act 1953 to request tax file numbers (TFNs). It is not an offence not to provide TFNs but if you don't there may be a delay processing this Franking account tax return form.
We collect some personal information about you because you signed the form. That information will allow us to check that you have the authority to complete the form and to contact you if we need more information.
Where authorised by law, we may give this information to other government departments and agencies, including:
- Services Australia
- Australian Bureau of Statistics
- Law Enforcement Agencies.
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)External Link. 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.
Franking account tax return and instructions privacy notice.