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Privacy notice – Add a new business account

Add a new business account form privacy notice.

Last updated 4 February 2019

The following Acts authorise us to collect the information on this form:

  • Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
  • Taxation Administration Act 1953
  • A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax) Act 1999
  • A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax) Act 1999
  • Fuel Tax Act 2006.

We need the information to maintain details relating to you that are recorded in the Australian Business Register (ABR) and other ATO systems. If you do not provide this information, we may not be able to process your application. See Businesses to add a new business account.

We collect some personal information about you because you signed the form. The information collected will enable us to ensure that you are the person with the authority within the entity to complete the form. It will also allow us to contact you if we need further information.

Where authorised by law, we may give this information to other government departments and agencies, including:

  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Services Australia

We also provide taxpayer information to treaty partners overseas under international tax agreements.

If you have an Australian Business Number, some information on this form may be collected under the A New Tax System (Australian Business Number Act) 1999 and 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.

Our privacy policy contains important information about your privacy, including information about how you can access and seek correction of information we hold about you, how to make a complaint if you think we have breached the Australian Privacy Principles and how we will deal with any privacy complaints.

For more information about privacy or if you believe your privacy has been compromised:

  • Phone our Privacy Hotline on 1300 661 542
  • write to us at the address below.

Australian Taxation Office
GPO Box 9990
[insert the name and postcode of your capital city]

For example;

Australian Taxation Office
GPO Box 9990

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