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Extending the Tax File Number ('TFN') Withholding Arrangements to Closely Held Trusts and Family Trusts


Friday, 5 February 2010

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On 5 February 2010, the Assistant Treasurer announced the release of the exposure draft and explanatory memorandum for the 2009‑10 Budget measure to improve the fairness and integrity of the tax system by extending the Tax File Number withholding arrangements to closely held trusts, including family trusts.

Making a submission

Interested parties are invited to comment on the exposure draft and explanatory materials. While submissions may be lodged electronically or by post, electronic lodgement is preferred. For accessibility reasons, please submit responses sent via email in a Word or RTF format. An additional PDF version may also be submitted.

All information (including name and address details) contained in submissions will be made available to the public on the Treasury website unless you indicate that you would like all or part of your submission to remain in confidence. Automatically generated confidentiality statements in emails do not suffice for this purpose. Respondents who would like part of their submission to remain in confidence should provide this information marked as such in a separate attachment. Legal requirements, such as those imposed by the Freedom of Information Act 1982, may affect the confidentiality of your submission.

Closing date for submissions: Friday, 19 February 2010

Address written submissions to:
The General Manager
Business Tax Division
The Treasury
Langton Crescent

Email: sbtr@treasury.gov.au

For enquiries please contact Raphael Cicchini on (02) 6263 3188.

Documents Available:

Acrobat (PDF) documents

 Acrobat (PDF)

Exposure Draft  48.18kb
Explanatory Material  87.21kb
Consultation Summary  44.90kb

Microsoft Word (RTF) documents

 Microsoft Word (RTF)

Exposure Draft  186.00kb
Explanatory Material  289.43kb
Consultation Summary  870.52kb

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