• Employment termination payments – supporting information

    Here's a list of the documents and information we usually need to process a private ruling request or objection about an unfair dismissal payment. If you provide supporting information this will reduce the time it takes us to process your request.

    If you want to apply for a private ruling about an employment termination payment, you need to:

    • complete and submit the relevant private ruling application form (for tax professionals or not for tax professionals)
    • provide the supporting information listed below.

    If you want to lodge an objection about an employment termination payment, you need to:

    • complete and submit the relevant objection form (for taxpayers or tax professionals)
    • provide the supporting information listed below.

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    Supporting information

    Note: If you've previously provided us with any of the information listed below, you don't need to provide it again.

    The information we need for a private ruling or objection about an employment termination payment includes:

    • your occupation
    • the date you commenced employment
    • a copy of your employment contract or details of the award or agreement containing the terms and conditions of your employment
    • the date you terminated employment and the reason for terminating employment
    • a chronology of events leading up to the termination of your employment
    • the date and amount of the payment
    • who made the payment
    • a copy of your notice of termination of employment, resignation letter or separation certificate
    • a copy of the statement of claim lodged with the court or industrial relations commission in respect of the termination of employment
    • a copy of the deed of settlement
    • copies of any payment summaries
    • copies of any other correspondence between all parties involved in relation to the termination of employment.

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      Last modified: 11 Jul 2017QC 19082