Report fraud, scams, tax evasion or a tax planning scheme

Report a scam

You can check on any communication that you are not sure about, or report a phone scam, by phoning us on 1800 008 540 from 8am to 6pm (AEST), Monday to Friday except national public holidays. To report unsolicited emails claiming to be from the ATO forward the entire email to

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Report tax evasion

We are committed to targeting tax evasion and you can help us make sure everyone pays their fair share of tax.

Contact us to report tax evasion:

  • online by completing an Online tax evasion report
  • phone 1800 060 062
  • fax 1800 804 544
  • mail by marking your letter 'in confidence' and sending it to us as

Australian Taxation Office
Tax Evasion
Locked Bag 6050
Dandenong  VIC  3175

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Tax evasion and crime

Report a tax planning scheme

By reporting tax avoidance schemes as early as possible, you can help us prevent people getting caught up in them and facing significant penalties

Contact us to report a tax planning or avoidance scheme:

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Report fraud or corruption by ATO officers

If you suspect or are aware of any fraudulent or corrupt activity by an ATO employee or contractor, contact Fraud Prevention and Internal Investigations:

All reports are treated as strictly confidential. Any information you provide will help ensure the integrity of the ATO.

Last modified: 08 Jun 2016QC 33504