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Privacy notice – Excess transfer balance election

Privacy notice for Excess transfer balance election form.

Last updated 6 February 2019

We are authorised by the Taxation Administration Act 1953 to request your tax file number (TFN) in the Excess transfer balance election form. We will use your TFN to identify you in our records. It is not an offence not to provide your TFN but if you don't there may be a delay in processing this form.

We are also authorised to collect information on this form under the following Acts:

  • Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
  • Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

We use this information to help us administer the tax laws.

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

  • Department of Education
  • Department of Employment
  • Department of Social Services
  • Services Australia
  • Department of Home Affairs
  • State and Federal Police
  • Australian Securities & Investment Commission
  • Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Reserve Bank of Australia.

As the person authorised to complete this form, we collect some personal information about you. The information collected will allow us to contact you if we need more information.

Our privacy policy contains important information about your privacy, including how:

  • you can access and seek correction of information we hold about you
  • to make a complaint if you think we have breached the Australian Privacy Principles
  • we will deal with any privacy complaints.

Contact us

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

  • phone our Privacy number 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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