Does the tax department call you?
Phone calls from us do not show a number on caller ID. We will never send unsolicited pre-recorded messages to your phone. If you receive a phone call like this, hang up and do not provide the information requested. If you're unsure whether an ATO contact is genuine, phone us on 1800 008 540 to check. via
Who do I call to get my TFN?
To find your tax file number, call the ATO on 13 28 61 or visit the ATO website. via
What number do I call to apply for a tax file number?
phone 1300 720 092 (24 hours a day, seven days a week) via
Can I call the ATO for my TFN?
If you use a registered tax professional, they'll also have a record of it. If you can't locate your TFN in those places, you can contact us and answer some identity questions to access your account. It will be on your payment summary provided by your employee or you can ring the ATO on 13 28 61 and talk to them. via
Can your tax file number be Cancelled?
Legit calls from ATO should only show as a private number. The ATO won't suspend your TFN, or ever ask you to directly transfer money into another personal bank account either. via
Can your TFN get suspended?
“The ATO does not suspend TFNs and will never request you pay a fine or transfer money in order to protect your TFN pending legal action. “Phone calls from the ATO do not project a number on caller ID and we will never send unsolicited pre-recorded messages to your phone.” via
Does Centrelink have my tax file number?
Centrelink and the Family Assistance Office will electronically secure your Tax File Number. No one can look at your Tax File Number on Centrelink's computer system or on your paper files. This also means that if you lose or forget your Tax File Number we cannot tell you what your number is. via
What happens if you forgot your tax file number?
If you already have a TFN and don't remember the number, you can find it online in ATO online services via your myGov account. If you don't have a myGov account, you can usually find your TFN on: your income tax notice of assessment, if you have lodged a tax return. via
How can I retrieve my tax number?
Does it cost to apply for a TFN?
A tax file number (TFN) is free. You can apply for a TFN if you're an Australian resident, that is you: are an Australian resident for tax purposes. via
How long is a tax file number?
The TFN is an eight or nine digit number compiled using a check digit algorithm to allow accurate data capture of the TFN in ATO systems. Generally the TFN is displayed on correspondence as three sets of three numbers (for example XXX XXX XXX) but is stored as an eight or nine number string on internal systems. via
Is a TFN free?
It is free to apply for a TFN. Your TFN is: an important part of your tax and super records. an important part of your identity – make sure you keep it secure. via
Who do I ring about JobKeeper?
Our number is 13 13 94. We're open 8am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday (except for public holidays). via
What is the Australian Tax Office phone number?
Australian Taxation Office via
Can you call ATO on weekends?
Details about our business hours are available here. Saturday and Sunday 10.00am to 5.00pm (local time). via