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Where indicated, information is collected for the purpose of the A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999. This information 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. You can find details of the agencies regularly receiving information from the ABR at www.abr.gov.au You can also phone us on 13 28 66 between 8.00am and 6.00pm, Monday to Friday and have a list of the agencies sent to you.
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is authorised by the Taxation Administration Act 1953 to collect your tax file number (TFN). It is not an offence not to provide your TFN however, failure to provide your TFN may result in a delay in processing your form.
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