Reference Links

The following is a list of useful internet addresses and telephone contact points for a range of alternative sources of information or documentation for taxation specific matters or general business administration.

Tax issues

  1. Australia Taxation Office - www.ato.gov.au
    • Business enquiries : 132866 - (available from 8am to 6pm, weekdays, except public holidays)
    • Personal tax enquiries : 132861- (available from 8am to 6pm, weekdays, except public holidays)
    • General superannuation enquiries : 131020 - (available from 8am to 6pm, weekdays, except public holidays)

    Information about business income tax, Fringe Benefits Tax, Goods and Service 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), dividend and royalty withholding
  2. The New Tax System – www.taxreform.ato.gov.au
  3. Australian Business Register - www.abr.gov.au
  4. Business Entry Point – www.business.gov.au
  5. Family Assistance Office – www.familyassist.gov.au
    13 61 50 - 8:00am to 8:00pm local time

Business Administration Issues:

  1. Australian Securities and Investment Commission - www.asic.gov.au
    Enquiry Line on 03 5177 3988
    Opening hours are from 9am to 7pm Eastern Standard Time on weekdays. Closed on weekends and national public holidays.
  2. Australian Prudential Regulation Authority – www.apra.gov.au
    Info line: 1300 13 1060
    Melbourne Office:
    Phone : 03 9246 7500
    Fax : 03 9663 5085
  3. Australian Competition & Consumer Commission – www.accc.gov.au
    Tel: (03) 9290 1800
    Fax: (03) 9663 3699
  4. Office of Consumer and Business Affairs – www.ocba.sa.gov.au
    Telephone: 1300 138 918
    Facsimile: (08) 8204 9771
    Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm (except public holidays)
  5. Australian Customs Service – www.customs.gov.au
  6. Treasury – www.treasury.gov.au

Other helpful links:

12. Centrelink – www.centrelink.gov.au
General enquiries : 13 1021

13. State Revenue Office – www.sro.vic.gov.au
All General and Tax Specific Enquiries: 132 161
Hours of business for telephone contact: 8.30am to 5.00pm

14. Department of Veteran’s Affairs – www.dva.gov.au
General enquiries number: 133 254

15. Australian Mortgage and Finance – www.mortgageandfinance.com.au

16. Australian Stock Exchange – www.asx.com.au

17. Real Estate Database – www.realestate.com.au

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