• Taxable employers

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    Warning:

    This information may not apply to the current year. Check the content carefully to ensure it is applicable to your circumstances.

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    Business details – items 1 to 13

    1 Tax file number (TFN)

    Print your TFN in the box provided.

    Make sure your TFN matches your FBT registration, particularly if you operate through a trust.

    Further information

    If you do not have a TFN, complete a Tax file number application for companies and other organisations.

    If you are a sole trader, you must complete a Tax file number - application or enquiry for individuals.

    End of further information

    2 Australian business number (ABN)

    Your ABN is a unique 11-digit number issued to your business because you have registered in the Australian Business Register (ABR). It helps identify you for tax purposes.

    If you are registered in the ABR, print your ABN in the box provided.

    Make sure the ABN you provide is associated with the TFN you quoted at item 1.

    3 Name of trustee or senior partner

    If your organisation is a trust or partnership, provide the name of your trustee or senior partner – otherwise, leave this item blank.

    If the name of your trustee or senior partner has not changed, provide the details exactly as shown on the last FBT return you lodged. If the name of your trustee or senior partner has changed, provide the new details.

    4 Name of employer

    Provide your name. Only complete the individual or non-individual part, as applicable. If your name has not changed, provide the details exactly as shown on the last FBT return you lodged. If your name has changed, provide the new details.

    5 Postal address

    Provide your current postal address. If your address has not changed, provide the details exactly as shown on the last FBT return you lodged. If your address has changed, provide the new details.

    6 Previous name and/or postal address

    If your employer name or postal address has changed, provide the details exactly as shown on the last FBT return you lodged – otherwise, leave this item blank. You must provide evidence of your name change with your return, such as a change of name certificate from the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) or Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.

    7 Current business/trading name and/or address

    If this is your first FBT return, provide your business or trading name and the street address of your main business location.

    If this is not your first return, but you have changed your business or trading name, or address, since you lodged your last return, provide the new details – otherwise, leave this item blank.

    8 Previous name of trustee or senior partner

    If your organisation is a trust or partnership and your details have changed, provide the previous name of the trustee or senior partner of your organisation exactly as shown on the last FBT return you lodged – otherwise, leave this item blank.

    9 Name of the person to contact

    Provide the name, daytime phone number, and email address of a person we can contact, if necessary, about the information in your return.

    10 Number of employees receiving fringe benefits during the period 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013

    Show the total number of employees and their associates who received fringe benefits during the period 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013. Your total must include any former or future employees, or their associates who received fringe benefits during the FBT year.

    11 Hours taken to prepare and complete this form

    We are committed to reducing your costs in meeting your tax obligations. Your response to this question is voluntary, but your answers will help us monitor these costs. When completing this question, consider the time (rounded up to the nearest hour) you spent:

    • reading the instructions
    • collecting the information necessary to complete this return
    • making any necessary calculations
    • completing this return and putting your business tax affairs in order so you could give the information to your tax agent.

    Do not include the time your tax agent took to prepare and complete this return.

    12 Do you expect to lodge FBT return forms for future years?

    Tell us if you plan to continue lodging FBT returns. If you have provided taxable fringe benefits after 31 March 2013, they fall into the 2014 FBT year and you may need to lodge a 2014 FBT return.

    If you don't complete this item, it may result in processing problems.

    We will cancel your FBT registration and any future instalments if you answer ‘no’ to this question.

    13 Provide your financial institution details to have your credit paid directly to you

    It’s faster and simpler to have your credit paid to your financial institution account. If a credit is due to you, complete your account details even if you have provided them previously.

    Include your:

    • bank state branch (BSB) number that identifies the financial institution – do not include spaces, dashes or hyphens in the number
    • account number (no more than nine characters) – do not include spaces
    • account name as shown on the account records
      • do not print the account type – for example, savings, cheque or mortgage offset
      • include spaces between each word and between initials in the account name
      • joint accounts are acceptable
      • the account name must not exceed 32 characters.
       
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