• First home saver account notification of eligibility

    You can download the complete instructions and form in Portable Document Format (PDF): Completing your FHSA notification of eligibility (NAT 72947, 264 KB).

    Who should complete this form?

    You need to complete this form and send it to us if all of the following apply:

    • you were a resident for income tax purposes for at least part of the financial year
    • personal contributions were made to your first home saver account during the financial year
    • you do not have to lodge an income tax return for the financial year.

    This will ensure you receive the first home saver account (FHSA) government contribution you are entitled to.

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    If you lodge a FHSA notification of eligibility for the financial year, you will not have to lodge a non-lodgment advice for that year.

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    Are you an Australian resident?

    You need to have been an Australian resident for income tax purposes for at least part of the financial year to be entitled to receive the FHSA government contribution.

    In general, you are regarded as an Australian resident for tax purposes during the financial year if one of the following applies:

    • you have always lived in Australia
    • you came to Australia during the financial year and live here permanently
    • you were in Australia for more than half of the financial year, unless
      • your usual home is overseas, and
      • you don't intend to live in Australia
       
    • you go overseas temporarily and do not set up a permanent home in another country.

    If you need help in deciding whether or not you are an Australian resident for tax purposes:

    • use the Are you a resident? tool
    • phone us on 1300 788 069 between 8.00am and 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.

    How to lodge your form

    Keep a copy of the completed form for your records and send the original to us at:

    PO Box 3575
    ALBURY  NSW  2640

    What to do/read next

    For more information about the first home saver account:

    • see First home saver account
    • phone us on 1300 788 069 between 8.00am and 6.00pm, Monday to Friday
    • write to us at
      PO Box 3575
      ALBURY NSW 2640
    Last modified: 06 Mar 2015QC 22000