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Fairer taxation of excess concessional contributions election release authority

Fairer taxation of excess concessional contributions release authority privacy notice.

Last updated 6 February 2019


We are authorised by the Taxation Administration Act 1953 to disclose an individual’s Tax File Number (TFN) to their nominated super fund/s to comply with administering the taxation and superannuation laws. We will use an individual’s TFN to identify them in our records.

We are also authorised by the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 and the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to ask for the additional information on this form, either from you or from your authorised legal representative. We use this information to help us administer the taxation and superannuation laws. If this information is not collected we cannot action the individual’s request to release excess concessional contributions from their nominated superannuation fund.

As the person authorised to complete this form, we collect information about you; if you are a tax agent, this includes your Tax agent number. The information collected will allow us to contact you if we require more information on what has been provided in this form.

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

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 you may complain about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles and how we will deal with any privacy complaint.

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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