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Publications and legislative references

Last updated 24 July 2023

Supporting publications and legislation for completing your company tax return.


You may need to refer to the following publications and legislative references when completing the company tax return.


Consolidated or MEC groups

Legislative references

  • A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999
  • Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (also at Link)
  • Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986
  • Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
  • Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
  • Industry, Research and Development Act 1986
  • Life Insurance Act 1995
  • Pooled Development Funds Act 1992
  • Shortfall Interest Charge (Imposition) Act 2005
  • Taxation Administration Act 1953

To order or download one of our publications:

If you are a tax professional:


  • Business 13 28 66
    Information about business income tax, fringe benefits tax (FBT), fuel tax credits, goods and services tax (GST), pay as you go (PAYG) and activity statements, including lodgment and payment, accounts and business registration (including Australian business number and tax file number), and dividend and royalty withholding tax.
  • Tax agents 13 72 86
    For enquiries from registered tax professionals
  • Superannuation 13 10 20
    For enquiries about unclaimed or lost superannuation, personal superannuation, employer's super obligations, self-managed super funds (SMSFs), compassionate release and fund nomination
  • Individual 13 28 61
    For individual income tax and general personal tax enquiries

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