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Tax information: requests by law enforcement and other government agencies

Application form to request Taxation Information for Law Enforcement and other Government Agency purposes.

Last updated 6 September 2020

About this form

Application form to request from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) taxation information for law enforcement and other government agency purposes, pursuant to section 355-65 and section 355-70 of Schedule 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953.


You can use this application form to request taxation information if you are a law enforcement or other government agency.

It is important to follow the instructions outlined in the Portable Document Format (PDF) application form.

Failure to do so could result in your request being rejected by ATO systems.

For further information, you can e-mail

You need to:

  1. Download the below form – you can only do this on a desktop or laptop device.
  2. Right-click on the link and select ‘Save (link) target as’ (wording may vary depending on your internet browser).
  3. Open the form using Adobe Acrobat Reader/Pro and enable JavaScript if prompted.
  4. Complete the form on your computer.
  5. Lodge your form.

You can download the Information Disclosure Request forms (PDF, 2.2MB)This link will download a file