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: Access to the total amount claimed and the number of claims made by Western Australian teachers at Item D5 of the... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Access to the total amount claimed and the number of claims made by Western Australian teachers at Item D5 of the income tax return for the 2014 financial year.
Information provided includes a table that provides statistics on the total amount claimed and the number of claims made by Western Australia teachers at Item D5 of the income tax return for the 2014 financial year.
Note: 1 document provided to the applicant, comprising 2 pages.

ID: 1-7KFYXLD

: Documents regarding Mineral Resource Rent Tax, amount of forecast revenue for 2012-13. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents regarding Mineral Resource Rent Tax, amount of forecast revenue for 2012-13.
Edited documents and emails.
Note: 4 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 22.

ID: 59400

: The applicant requested information relating to the proposed restructure of the Large Business and International... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested information relating to the proposed restructure of the Large Business and International business line.
Information provided includes emails, reports and extracts from executive minutes. Staff names and business affairs relating to a consultant have been deleted from these documents.
Note: There are approximately 400 relevant pages.

ID: 58785

: Applicant has requested documents analysing MRRT instalments (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant has requested documents analysing MRRT instalments
ATO emails
Note: 4 pagesNote: (i) The documents provided to the applicant were redacted under section 38 to remove protected information relating to third parties.(ii) A table in one of the emails contains incorrect figures. The correct figures are provided as an addendum to the documents released under FOI and are available on our website.

ID: 59991

: Statistics relating to ATO employee complaints. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Statistics relating to ATO employee complaints.
One report showing data on ATO employee complaints for financial years 2011/12 and 2012/13.
Note: Released in full.

ID: 61378

: Copies of actual minutes, detailing what advice & discussions took place, including any notes, documents or other... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Copies of actual minutes, detailing what advice & discussions took place, including any notes, documents or other records in relation to GST Advisory Group Meetings held in 2016.
GST Advisory Group Meeting Agendas and Minutes for 2016, appropriately redacted.
Note: 5 documents,13 pages,partially redacted under s 47C exemption

ID: 1-8PWAKVW

: Information about the group of successful applicants for the ATO’s 2016 Tuition Assistance Program and Vocational... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Information about the group of successful applicants for the ATO’s 2016 Tuition Assistance Program and Vocational Education Program
Aggregate data about the successful 2016 applicants’ APS levels, business lines, and the total amount awarded.
Note: One, single page document, released in full

ID: 1-7K8RP5S

: Documents relating to interest, costs and/or earnings on the Special Account referred to in the Small Superannuation... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to interest, costs and/or earnings on the Special Account referred to in the Small Superannuation Accounts Act 1995.
1 Document (an excel spreadsheet) has been provided, 20 pages in total.
Note: Information outside the scope of the request has been redacted.

ID: 1-B6ZF4E6

: Documents detailing the number and value of customs tobacco excise duty clearances for the period 01/12/2010 to... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents detailing the number and value of customs tobacco excise duty clearances for the period 01/12/2010 to 01/07/2014.
A document detailing the number and value of customs tobacco excise duty clearances for the period July 2010 to June 2013.
Note: The ATO has decided to release two documents in full. Access to the second document containing 2013-14 financial year data has been deferred until after the publication of the Annual Report on the ATO website.

ID: 1-5QWI4PM

: Summary reports detailing outcomes of data-matching programmes run by the ATO since 1 July 2007. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Summary reports detailing outcomes of data-matching programmes run by the ATO since 1 July 2007.
Various summary reports outlining differing data matching programmes.
Note: 11 documents

ID: 53427

: 1/ 2012 and 2013 State of the Service Employee Census-Agency Benchmark Report. 2/ 2013 APS Employee Census-Agency... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: 1/ 2012 and 2013 State of the Service Employee Census-Agency Benchmark Report. 2/ 2013 APS Employee Census-Agency Benchmark Report:Large Business and International and whole of ATO 3/ Any further reports on staff morale produced between January – May 2014.
Four reports provided to the applicant, released in full
Note: Four documents, for release in full, to the disclosure log.

ID: 1-5J14JAO

: The applicant sought access to versions of ATO policy and procedure documents current at particular points in time... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant sought access to versions of ATO policy and procedure documents current at particular points in time (08 September 2010 and 17 December 2010)
CMPS 2003/01 updated 09 December 2010
CMPS 2003/01 updated 22 September 2009
CMPS 2004/07 updated 19 November 2009
CMPS 2004/07 updated 28 October 2010
CMPS 2006/09 updated 18 August 2010
PSLA 2005/23 updated 07 August 2010
SNC PN 2009/04 original 07 December 2009
Note: 7 documents released in fullNote: These may not be the current versions of these documents

ID: 1-5DKR6RE

: The applicant requested information relating to the proposed restructure of the Large Business and International... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested information relating to the proposed restructure of the Large Business and International business line.
Information provided includes emails, reports and extracts from executive minutes. Staff names and business affairs relating to a consultant have been deleted from these documents.
Note: There are approximately 400 relevant pages.

ID: 58785

: Applicant requested "hot issues briefs" prepared by ATO for the last Senate Estimates round (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested "hot issues briefs" prepared by ATO for the last Senate Estimates round
Material prepared on the most important issues for Senate Estimates.
Note: 49 pagesNote: Documents edited under s11C(1)(a)- Personal information.

ID: 59632

: Statistics in relation to dismissals or demotions as a result of bullying or harassment. Statistics relating to... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Statistics in relation to dismissals or demotions as a result of bullying or harassment. Statistics relating to allegations of bullying or harassment.
A table showing dismissals or reduction in classification as a result of bullying/harassment or sexual harassment. Tables showing allegations recorded for bullying or harassment.
Note: 3 documents

ID: 1-5C5IJFV

: Documents referred to in the Inspector General of Taxation’s report ’Review into the ATO’s administration of... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents referred to in the Inspector General of Taxation’s report ’Review into the ATO’s administration of penalties’ released 8 July 2014
19 documents referred to in the report
Note: 140 pages released in full

ID: 1-61TLIDZ

: The applicant requested access to documents relating to the appointment of the Commissioner of Taxation and the... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested access to documents relating to the appointment of the Commissioner of Taxation and the Deputy Commissioner of Taxation
Information provided includes the letter of appointment and instrument of appointment for the Commissioner of Taxation and Deputy Commissioner of Taxation. Information also includes the task description for the Deputy Commissioner of Taxation
Note: 6 documents provided to the applicant, comprising 11 pages

ID: 1-6D1QZ1L

: Documents relating to a former employee (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to a former employee
Practitioner’s guide to managing suspected misconduct in the ATO and Procedures for determining whether an employee has breached the Australian Public Service (APS) Code of Conduct.
Note: Two versions – current version (effective 1 July 2013) and previous version (effective 1 December 2007)

ID: 1-5BOICUY

: The applicant requested documents relating to an ATO Executive Committee held in February 2013 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to an ATO Executive Committee held in February 2013
Information provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted.
Note: One of the documents contains redactions under section 38 FOI Act.

ID: 60005

: The applicant requested access to material relating to Part 7 of the OECD’s action plan on Base Erosion and Profit... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested access to material relating to Part 7 of the OECD’s action plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) relating to preventing the artificial avoidance of Permanent Establishment (PE) status. status.
Material provided to the applicant appropriately redacted.
Mobile numbers released to the applicant have been redacted for the disclosure log release.
Note: 67 pages of documents, released in part, have been provided. Documents provided to the applicant had redactions made under sections, 38, 47F, 22, 47C, and 33. A small number of extra redactions covering mobile phone numbers were made for the disclosure log.

ID: 1-63FM36N

: Request for information about named ATO officers (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Request for information about named ATO officers
1 page showing ATO officers’ APS levels at July 2011
Note: This information is also publicly available from the Public Service Gazette.

ID: 1-5UD7EW6

: Applicant requested documents relating to his employment with the ATO. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested documents relating to his employment with the ATO.
General documents to guide decision making process on staff matters.
Note: 25 pages of documents

ID: 54174

: Applicant requested all documents created in relation to the ICT incident that occurred 13th December 2016 including... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested all documents created in relation to the ICT incident that occurred 13th December 2016 including draft incident reports, ICT communications, copies of the Incident in the departments ICT incident management system, communications with the minister and media, and communications internally or with vendors.
The applicant has been issued a notice of an intention to refuse access to documents because a practical refusal reason exists. The practical refusal reason is that the work involved in processing the request would substantially and unreasonably divert the resources of the ATO from its other operations.
Note: Notice issued under s24AB(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 1982.Practical refusal reason specified in s24AA(1)(a)(i) of the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

ID: 1-BL44409

: Documents which contain minutes taken at the meeting itself, and any draft versions as they existed as at the date... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents which contain minutes taken at the meeting itself, and any draft versions as they existed as at the date he lodged his FOI request.
The endorsed minutes, appropriately redacted. (Please note that the endorsed minutes fall outside the scope of the applicant’s request.)
Note: The draft minutes which fall under the scope of the request were exempt in full.We are disclosing the endorsed minutes administratively, not under the FOI Act.

ID: 1-AZLJYHC

: The applicant sought access to versions of ATO policy and procedure documents current at particular points in time... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant sought access to versions of ATO policy and procedure documents current at particular points in time (08 September 2010 and 17 December 2010)
CMPS 2003/01 updated 09 December 2010
CMPS 2003/01 updated 22 September 2009
CMPS 2004/07 updated 19 November 2009
CMPS 2004/07 updated 28 October 2010
CMPS 2006/09 updated 18 August 2010
PSLA 2005/23 updated 07 August 2010
SNC PN 2009/04 original 07 December 2009
Note: 7 documents released in fullNote: These may not be the current versions of these documents

ID: 1-5DKR6RE

: Request for personal documents and copies of policies and guidelines which establish the governance and procedures... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Request for personal documents and copies of policies and guidelines which establish the governance and procedures for the applicant’s audit.
Small Business/Individual Taxpayers Case Context Document: Work-related expenses and gifts or donations.
Note: Information provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted.

ID: 1-6AZ92H1

: Documents relating to analysis or modelling of the cost of enforcing the low value importation threshold held... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to analysis or modelling of the cost of enforcing the low value importation threshold held between 1 January 2010 and 30 March 2011.
ATO minutes discussing the compliance cost impact associated with reducing the amount of the low value import threshold.
Note: 3 documents

ID: 53420

: Documents relating to a former employee (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to a former employee
Practitioner’s guide to managing suspected misconduct in the ATO and Procedures for determining whether an employee has breached the Australian Public Service (APS) Code of Conduct.
Note: Two versions – current version (effective 1 July 2013) and previous version (effective 1 December 2007)

ID: 1-5BOICUY

: Documents regarding the consultations engaged in by the government on the “targeted anti-avoidance measure to... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents regarding the consultations engaged in by the government on the “targeted anti-avoidance measure to prevent abuse of Section 25-90 announced by Treasurer Joe Hockey and Assistant Treasurer Arthur Sinodinos on 6 November 2013”.
An email concerning a telephone conference attended by an ATO officer
Note: Two pages with some information removed because it was considered irrelevant to the request

ID: 1-67UBDV5

: All disclosures made to the ATO for foreign investors in residential real estate under the reduced penalty period... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: All disclosures made to the ATO for foreign investors in residential real estate under the reduced penalty period scheme since 1 January 2014.
All disclosures made through the Treasury online form were released with redactions
Note: 125 documents released in part

ID: 1-7AIIN7O

: Current social media policy of the department, which covers departmental use and/or private use by employees in an... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Current social media policy of the department, which covers departmental use and/or private use by employees in an individual capacity.Any current guidance material which is available for employees to make informed decisions about their private social media use.
ATO’s current social media policy
Note: 1x 61 page PDF document (6.1MB)Few redactions of irrelevant information.

ID: 1-7Y60J39

: The applicant requested documents detailing the amount of collectable debt written off for the financial year 2009... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents detailing the amount of collectable debt written off for the financial year 2009 to 2012.
Information provided to the applicant is reports with the write off figures for the years 2009 to 2012. The applicant has also been provided with the definition of a write off used by the ATO.
Note: 5 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 22 as they were not relevant to the request.

ID: 58788

: Copies of any correspondence:received or generated by the ATOto/from the office of the Treasurer or the office of... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Copies of any correspondence:received or generated by the ATOto/from the office of the Treasurer or the office of the Minister for Revenue and Financial ServicesBetween 1 Jan 16 and 1 Dec 16regarding the inclusion of unpaid superannuation data, and/or the superannuation ‘tax gap’ data, in the ATO’s 2015–16 Annual Report
2 documents (5 pages) released
Note: Material not relevant to the request has been deleted under s22

ID: 1-B9W8N11

: Documents relating to the Commissioner’s office (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the Commissioner’s office
mail correspondence, draft cost estimates, floor plans and other images.
Note: 36 documents released in full, 48 documents released in part (130 pages).

ID: 1-6ATCY0E

: Documents contained in the file named on the Attorney-General’s Department published list of files as: 11/17125... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents contained in the file named on the Attorney-General’s Department published list of files as: 11/17125 BLB Law Reform Proposals - Secrecy Havens and Wickenby-Type Tax Evasion 2011-12.
Edited versions of working papers of the Project Wickenby cross-agency task force deliberations on possible law reform in connection with tax secrecy havens and Wickenby-type tax evasion.
Note: 12 pages of documentsNote: The documents were released in part.Applicant applied to Attorney-General’s Department which transferred part of that request to ATO under FOI Act s 16.

ID: 56016

: Documents detailing the number and value of customs tobacco excise duty clearances for the period 01/12/2010 to... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents detailing the number and value of customs tobacco excise duty clearances for the period 01/12/2010 to 01/07/2014.
A document detailing the number and value of customs tobacco excise duty clearances for the period July 2013 to June 2014, and a document detailing clearance refund amounts for the 01/12/2010 to 01/07/2014 period.
Note: The ATO decided to release relevant documents in full. The first document was released on 05/09/2014 and access to a second document containing 2013-14 financial year data was deferred until after the publication of the Annual Report on the ATO website. A third document includes clearance refund amounts for the 01/12/2010 to 01/07/2014 period.

ID: 1-5QWI4PM

: Recent comments that criticise one or more agencies other than the ATO or government (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Recent comments that criticise one or more agencies other than the ATO or government
Notice commencing consultation process period
Note: 2 pages

ID: 1-CA5VL5P

: Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) on the design of the Standard Business Reporting (SBR) Authentication Solution (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) on the design of the Standard Business Reporting (SBR) Authentication Solution
Document released in full
Note: PDF (21 pages, 2MB)

ID: 1-5FK9CHO

: Regarding personal information about staff member. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Regarding personal information about staff member.
ATO document: Clause 101 Manager’s Tool Kit (printed 29 March 2010).
ATO document: Clause 101 Manager’s Tool Kit (printed 29 March 2010; not a duplicate).
Note: 2 documents

ID: 54133

: The applicant requested documents which address, or mention, the impact of prolonged bargaining on employee morale (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents which address, or mention, the impact of prolonged bargaining on employee morale
Notice pursuant to section 24AB of the FOI Act
Note:

ID: 1-BKQDJDW

: Documents relating to the ATO Executive meeting in January 2013. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the ATO Executive meeting in January 2013.
25 documents released in full and 8 in part.
Note: 8 documents with relevant redactions.

ID: 60005

: Documents relating to the interpretation of section 109J of the ITAA 1936 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the interpretation of section 109J of the ITAA 1936
Edited documents including submissions and email correspondence concerning the interpretation of section 109J
Note: 90 pagesDocuments have been redacted to remove personal and business information

ID: 1- 59ICJZY

: The applicant requested access to material relating to Part 7 of the OECD’s action plan on Base Erosion and Profit... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested access to material relating to Part 7 of the OECD’s action plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) relating to preventing the artificial avoidance of Permanent Establishment (PE) status. status.
Material provided to the applicant appropriately redacted.
Mobile numbers released to the applicant have been redacted for the disclosure log release.
Note: 67 pages of documents, released in part, have been provided. Documents provided to the applicant had redactions made under sections, 38, 47F, 22, 47C, and 33. A small number of extra redactions covering mobile phone numbers were made for the disclosure log.

ID: 1-63FM36N

: Documents regarding the ATO’s efforts to implement a platform-Independent version of the e-tax software. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents regarding the ATO’s efforts to implement a platform-Independent version of the e-tax software.
Documents relating to e-tax redevelopment project (2006-2007) and work done in planning future development of e-tax.
Note: 130 pages of documentsNote: Some commercially sensitive information redacted under s47G.

ID: 54578

: Applicant has requested documents analysing MRRT instalments (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant has requested documents analysing MRRT instalments
ATO emails
Note: 4 pagesNote: (i)The documents provided to the applicant were redacted under section 38 to remove protected information relating to third parties.(ii)A table in one of the emails contains incorrect figures. The correct figures are provided as an addendum to the documents released under FOI and are available on our website.

ID: 59991

: Monthly totals of refunds paid on excise duties for all tobacco products between Dec 2012 and May 2103 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Monthly totals of refunds paid on excise duties for all tobacco products between Dec 2012 and May 2103
A spreadsheet containing the data has been released in full
Note: A one page spreadsheet has been provided

ID: 1-7D6KH2C

: The applicant requested documents relating to the ATO’s guidance note about the sharing economy and any... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to the ATO’s guidance note about the sharing economy and any consultation the ATO undertook with industry bodies or representatives relating to this.
Email correspondence
Note: 3 documents released in part6 pages

ID: 1-73TUNQG

: Applicant requested “hot issues briefs” prepared by ATO for the last Senate Estimates round (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested “hot issues briefs” prepared by ATO for the last Senate Estimates round
Material prepared on the most important issues for Senate Estimates.
Note: 49 pagesNote: Documents edited under s11C(1)(a)- Personal information.

ID: 59632

: The applicant requested documents relating to his/her employment with the ATO. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to his/her employment with the ATO.
Guideline: Workplace conflict (modified 04/07/2007)
Document: Harassment/discrimination complaints - Guidelines for Investigators (updated 19/05/2010)
Document: Workplace harassment and discrimination (modified 27/11/2006)
Document: Workplace harassment and discrimination CMPI 2004/03/01 (modified 27/11/2006)
Document: Bullying - fact sheet (modified 09/02/2009)
Document: Harassment, bullying and discrimination in the workplace (modified 22/07/2010)
Booklet: Harassment, bullying and discrimination in the workplace (published June 2010)
Document: Performance discussions and bullying - fact sheet (modified 17/03/2011)
Document: Principles of natural justice fact sheet (modified 16/10/2006)
Document: Good decision-making model (modified 14/03/2006)
Document: APS Values and code of conduct (modified 02/04/2008)
Document: Procedures for determining whether an employee has breached the Australian Public Service (APS) Code of Conduct (modified 27/12/2007)
Document: 2009 ATO (general employees) agency agreement - Section D (modified 13/07/2009)
Document: Attendance and leave principles and statement of responsibilities (modified 19/10/2010)
Document: Personal leave - ongoing general employees (modified 13/12/2010)
Document: Maximum amount of annual leave summary (modified 30/07/2007)
Document: Carer's leave guide (modified 03/05/2011)
Document: Purchased leave (modified 20/09/2010)
Document: ATO work level standards (modified 20/07/2010)
Document: ATO work level standards - APS Level 6 (modified 20/07/2010)
Document: ATO work level standards - Typical duties (modified 20/07/2010)
Document: Practitioners guide to managing suspected misconduct in the Tax Office (modified 07/02/2011)
Document: Harassment - Information for Delegates (updated 19/05/2010)
Note: 23 documentsNote: These documents were released to the applicant in full.

ID: 56731

: Statistics on FOI cases where access refused in full for 2011 financial year. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Statistics on FOI cases where access refused in full for 2011 financial year.
Spreadsheet of available FOI statistics for cases where accessed refused in full for 2011 financial year.
Note:

ID: 57325

: ATO site leadership email of 26 February 2014 to Perth staff re "Personal Electrical Items" (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: ATO site leadership email of 26 February 2014 to Perth staff re "Personal Electrical Items"
Email reminder of WHS audit
Note: 2 pages

ID: 1-5BSGD16

: Documents relating to the ATO’s to ban Freedom of Information requests via the Right to Know site (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the ATO’s to ban Freedom of Information requests via the Right to Know site
Extracts of documents relating to the ATO’s decision to ban Freedom of Information requests via the Right to Know site.
Note: Documents have been redacted to information unders section 37 and 47E(d).

ID: 1-9GLJH5Z

: Documents containing IT security advice relied on in the earlier FOI decision regarding SQL queries. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents containing IT security advice relied on in the earlier FOI decision regarding SQL queries.
Information requested was provided to the applicant. Irrelevant material has been redacted.
Note: 2 documents2 pages

ID: 1-7REW0UI

: Documents contained in the file named on the Attorney-General’s Department published list of files as: 11/17125... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents contained in the file named on the Attorney-General’s Department published list of files as: 11/17125 BLB Law Reform Proposals - Secrecy Havens and Wickenby-Type Tax Evasion 2011-12.
Edited versions of working papers of the Project Wickenby cross-agency task force deliberations on possible law reform in connection with tax secrecy havens and Wickenby-type tax evasion.
Note: 12 pages of documentsNote: The documents were released in part.Applicant applied to Attorney-General’s Department which transferred part of that request to ATO under FOI Act s 16.

ID: 56016

: The applicant requested documents regarding the Fair Work Australia report into the Health Services Union. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents regarding the Fair Work Australia report into the Health Services Union.
1 page email containing link to the publicly available report by Fair Work Australia into the Health Services Union.
Note: 1 documentNote: Email has been redacted under s 47F.

ID: 58142

: All documents related to the ATO’s recent decision to ‘ignore further requests made through Right To Know’ (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: All documents related to the ATO’s recent decision to ‘ignore further requests made through Right To Know’
Documents regarding the ATO’s decision not to process requests received via the Right to Know website.
Note: 17 Pages of documents have been provided

ID: 1-9B8E8NS

: The applicant requested documents detailing the amount of collectable debt written off for the financial year 2009... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents detailing the amount of collectable debt written off for the financial year 2009 to 2012.
Information provided to the applicant is reports with the write off figures for the years 2009 to 2012. The applicant has also been provided with the definition of a write off used by the ATO.
Note: 5 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 22 as they were not relevant to the request.

ID: 58788

: Documents relating to any investigations into the management or management practices of the Information Management... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to any investigations into the management or management practices of the Information Management Branch of the ATO Corporate area.
Decision letter and document
Note: Information not relevant to the request excluded.

ID: 1-BRFUBA9

: The applicant requested MOUs between the ATO and the AFP for the period 1 June1995 to 3 November 2011. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested MOUs between the ATO and the AFP for the period 1 June1995 to 3 November 2011.
Working guidelines dated December 1997 (and amendments).
Service Agreement dated November 2003.
Head MOU dated July 2010.
Note: 3 documentsNote: The documents were released to the applicant in full.

ID: 55961

: ‘Monthly update on FIRB residential compliance activity as at 31 March 2017.’ (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: ‘Monthly update on FIRB residential compliance activity as at 31 March 2017.’
Information provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted
Note: 1 page of document provided to the applicant was redacted under sections 37(2)(b), 47C and 47E.

ID: 1-BD88844

: The number of 1 winning videos produced for each year the Kulcha Fest has been held. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The number of 1 winning videos produced for each year the Kulcha Fest has been held.
Decision
Note: 5 pages

ID: 1-CHQPSE3

: The applicant sought access to versions of ATO policy and procedure documents current at particular points in time... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant sought access to versions of ATO policy and procedure documents current at particular points in time (08 September 2010 and 17 December 2010)
CMPS 2003/01 updated 09 December 2010
CMPS 2003/01 updated 22 September 2009
CMPS 2004/07 updated 19 November 2009
CMPS 2004/07 updated 28 October 2010
CMPS 2006/09 updated 18 August 2010
PSLA 2005/23 updated 07 August 2010
SNC PN 2009/04 original 07 December 2009
Note: 7 documents released in fullNote: These may not be the current versions of these documents

ID: 1-5DKR6RE

: Analysis of MRRT instalments. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Analysis of MRRT instalments.
Further to documents released 8 March 2013, an email about the ATO's legislated duty to protect the confidentiality of taxpayer information.
Note: 1 document of two pages with minor redaction for taxpayer confidentiality (s 38) and personal privacy (s 47F).

ID: 59991

: Statistics on cases where access refused in full for 2011 financial year.FOI (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Statistics on cases where access refused in full for 2011 financial year.FOI
Spreadsheet of available statistics for cases where accessed refused in full for 2011 financial year.FOI
Note:

ID: 57325

: Copies of correspondence between ATO and Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Copies of correspondence between ATO and Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities in the last three years regarding the tax treatment of water infrastructure grants.
Correspondence, notes, agreements, guidelines, regarding various programs that provide funding for water use and infrastructure including discussion of tax treatment of grants under those programs.
Note: 89 documents

ID: 52819

: Documents regarding the cost of administering the MRRT. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents regarding the cost of administering the MRRT.
One email chain.
Note: 3 pagesNote: Edited to delete one staff mobile phone number

ID: 60070

: The applicant requested All-staff emails sent during 02/04/2016 – 03/05/2016 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested All-staff emails sent during 02/04/2016 – 03/05/2016
The 20 emails include weekly NewsHub messages, EA communications, and information about the new Mobility Register. All emails released; one minor redaction under s 22 (pg 12).
Note: 20 documents42 pages

ID: 1-830UEHG

: The number of complaints received by the ATO during tax time (July 1 - October 31) in 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16,... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The number of complaints received by the ATO during tax time (July 1 - October 31) in 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16, broken down by type of complaint.
1 document identified within the scope of the request, released in full.
Note:

ID: 1-BVK36V0

: Applicant has requested documents analysing MRRT instalments (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant has requested documents analysing MRRT instalments
ATO emails
Note: 4 pagesNote: (i) The documents provided to the applicant were redacted under section 38 to remove protected information relating to third parties.(ii) A table in one of the emails contains incorrect figures. The correct figures are provided as an addendum to the documents released under FOI and are available on our website.

ID: 59991

: Information and/or advice you have or have given internally or externally relating to the use... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Information and/or advice you have or have given internally or externally relating to the use ofhttp://foi.iorder.com.au/External Linkto deliver messages to FOI/administrative access requestors.
Decision letter and document
Note: Information not relevant to the request excluded.

Links/Documents

ID: 1-C6ADJQQ

: Applicant requested all documents created in the process of obtaining information to make decision to exempt... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested all documents created in the process of obtaining information to make decision to exempt material in an earlier FOI request. Earlier FOI request was for SES Communications regarding ATO EA negotiations.
2 documents identified within the scope of the request. Both documents are emails between GC and SES. 1 email released in full. 1 email exempt in full.
Note: Document exempt in full claimed as privileged communication under s42 FOI Act.

ID: 1-8L2MH7A

: The applicant requested MOUs between the ATO and the AFP for the period 1 June1995 to 3 November 2011. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested MOUs between the ATO and the AFP for the period 1 June1995 to 3 November 2011.
Working guidelines dated December 1997 (and amendments).
Service Agreement dated November 2003.
Head MOU dated July 2010.
Note: 3 documentsNote: The documents were released to the applicant in full.

ID: 55961

: Request for Minister’s authority for ATO officers to make payments under the CDDA Scheme. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Request for Minister’s authority for ATO officers to make payments under the CDDA Scheme.
Authorisation under the Scheme for Compensation for Detriment caused by Defective Administration (The CDDA Scheme).
Note: 1 documentNote: Document was provided to applicant with partial redactions under s 22.

ID: 59422

: Briefing material and internal reports created on the subject of the GST threshold for low value imported goods... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Briefing material and internal reports created on the subject of the GST threshold for low value imported goods created since the election of the Abbott Government including material prepared for Minister Hockey for his meeting with State Treasurers on 27 November, 2013.
Various reports published in part. Various briefs and minutes published in part.
Note: 12 documents

ID: 1-59XVE6X

: Project Wickenby figures for 31 March, 30 April, 31 May, 30  June, 31 July, in relation to investigations,... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Project Wickenby figures for 31 March, 30 April, 31 May, 30  June, 31 July, in relation to investigations, prosecutions, money recouped and outstanding tax liabilities.Briefing note or summary document detailing reporting and media arrangements for Project Wickenby.
Edited documents in the format requested by the applicant.
Note: 8 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 22, s 38 and a 47E.

ID: 58790

: Report and correspondence from the Commissioner to the Treasurer on the taxation of working holiday makers and the... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Report and correspondence from the Commissioner to the Treasurer on the taxation of working holiday makers and the registration of their employers
Information provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted
Note:

ID: 1-CNQ5HM2

: The applicant requested documents relating to his/her employment with the ATO. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to his/her employment with the ATO.
Guideline: Workplace conflict (modified 04/07/2007)
Document: Harassment/discrimination complaints - Guidelines for Investigators (updated 19/05/2010)
Document: Workplace harassment and discrimination (modified 27/11/2006)
Document: Workplace harassment and discrimination CMPI 2004/03/01 (modified 27/11/2006)
Document: Bullying - fact sheet (modified 09/02/2009)
Document: Harassment, bullying and discrimination in the workplace (modified 22/07/2010)
Booklet: Harassment, bullying and discrimination in the workplace (published June 2010)
Document: Performance discussions and bullying - fact sheet (modified 17/03/2011)
Document: Principles of natural justice fact sheet (modified 16/10/2006)
Document: Good decision-making model (modified 14/03/2006)
Document: APS Values and code of conduct (modified 02/04/2008)
Document: Procedures for determining whether an employee has breached the Australian Public Service (APS) Code of Conduct (modified 27/12/2007)
Document: 2009 ATO (general employees) agency agreement - Section D (modified 13/07/2009)
Document: Attendance and leave principles and statement of responsibilities (modified 19/10/2010)
Document: Personal leave - ongoing general employees (modified 13/12/2010)
Document: Maximum amount of annual leave summary (modified 30/07/2007)
Document: Carer's leave guide (modified 03/05/2011)
Document: Purchased leave (modified 20/09/2010)
Document: ATO work level standards (modified 20/07/2010)
Document: ATO work level standards - APS Level 6 (modified 20/07/2010)
Document: ATO work level standards - Typical duties (modified 20/07/2010)
Document: Practitioners guide to managing suspected misconduct in the Tax Office (modified 07/02/2011)
Document: Harassment - Information for Delegates (updated 19/05/2010)
Note: 23 documentsNote:These documents were released to the applicant in full.

ID: 56731

: Documents regarding Mineral Resource Rent Tax, amount of forecast revenue for 2012/13. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents regarding Mineral Resource Rent Tax, amount of forecast revenue for 2012/13.
Edited documents and emails.
Note: 4 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 22.

ID: 59400

: The applicant requested documents relating to various ATO policy, CPMS, CEI’s and guidelines (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to various ATO policy, CPMS, CEI’s and guidelines
ATO policy, guidelines, CEI’s and CMPS were provided in full.
Note: 12 documents - 181 pages

ID: 1-712BLGH

: Request for Minister’s authority for ATO officers to make payments under the CDDA Scheme. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Request for Minister’s authority for ATO officers to make payments under the CDDA Scheme.
Authorisation under the Scheme for Compensation for Detriment caused by Defective Administration (The CDDA Scheme).
Note: 1 documentNote: Document was provided to applicant with partial redactions under s 22.

ID: 59422

: Multiple requests for information about the processing guidelines used for a private ruling. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Multiple requests for information about the processing guidelines used for a private ruling.
PS LA 2008/3 and PS LA 2008/5
Extract from ORCLA (Online Resource Centre for Law Administration) guidelines
Note: This information has been provided outside of the FOI Act to assist multiple applicantsFurther information relating to this topic will be released on this site shortly.

ID: 1-9BWW259

: The applicant requested statistical information about the IT jobs advertised by the ATO and the number of applicants... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested statistical information about the IT jobs advertised by the ATO and the number of applicants for those jobs.
One 10 page document provided to the applicant.
Note: 1 document.

ID: 1-68SAJB0

: Data behind figure 6.1.1 in Commissioners Annual Report 2009-10. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Data behind figure 6.1.1 in Commissioners Annual Report 2009-10.
Spreadsheets that measure the cost of collections of every $100 of cash as Commonwealth tax revenue, for years 2008-09 and 2009-10.
Note: 2 documents

ID: 53392

: Copies of all versions of the publication ‘Employee Share Schemes- Answers to frequently asked questions by employees. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Copies of all versions of the publication ‘Employee Share Schemes- Answers to frequently asked questions by employees.
27 versions of the publication since 2002.
Note: Note: All versions located have been released in full. Some versions only have metadata changes.

ID: 60045

: Documents relating to the commissioner’s incoming brief. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the commissioner’s incoming brief.
Initial briefing for the Commissioner and supporting documents.
Note: 4 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 47F.

ID: 59948

: Copies of correspondence between ATO and Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Copies of correspondence between ATO and Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities in the last three years regarding the tax treatment of water infrastructure grants.
Correspondence, notes, agreements, guidelines, regarding various programs that provide funding for water use and infrastructure including discussion of tax treatment of grants under those programs.
Note: 89 documents

ID: 52819

: The applicant requested information relating to the proposed restructure of the Large Business and International... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested information relating to the proposed restructure of the Large Business and International business line.
Information provided includes emails, reports and extracts from executive minutes. Staff names and business affairs relating to a consultant have been deleted from these documents.
Note: There are approximately 400 relevant pages.

ID: 58785

: The applicant requested an annual report of negative gearing paid each year from 2000 and a breakdown of the salary... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested an annual report of negative gearing paid each year from 2000 and a breakdown of the salary brackets of those who received this tax concession.
We do not have any documents that answer to the request, we did send out 1 page to the applicant with material related to rental losses.
Note: 1 PDF page of figures extracted from Taxation Statistics reports.

ID: 1-6TADKFY

: Project Wickenby figures for 31 March, 30 April, 31 May, 30 June, 31 July, in relation to investigations,... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Project Wickenby figures for 31 March, 30 April, 31 May, 30 June, 31 July, in relation to investigations, prosecutions, money recouped and outstanding tax liabilities.Briefing note or summary document detailing reporting and media arrangements for Project Wickenby.
Edited documents in the format requested by the applicant.
Note: 8 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 22, s 38 and a 47E.

ID: 58790

: Accurate figures for the number and amount of fines issued for latelodgement by persons who would normally be below... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Accurate figures for the number and amount of fines issued for latelodgement by persons who would normally be below the tax free threshold. I would like to have thefigure for the last financial year. If this is not possible then the figure for any one of the last fiveyears would be sufficient.
Letter of refusal – nil release of documents
Note: RTK request

ID: 1-C9LCGNH

: Documents relating to analysis or modelling of the cost of enforcing the low value importation threshold held... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to analysis or modelling of the cost of enforcing the low value importation threshold held between 1 January 2010 and 30 March 2011.
ATO minutes discussing the compliance cost impact associated with reducing the amount of the low value import threshold.
Note: 3 documents

ID: 53420

: ATO site leadership email of 26 February 2014 to Perth staff re "Personal Electrical Items" (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: ATO site leadership email of 26 February 2014 to Perth staff re "Personal Electrical Items"
Email reminder of WHS audit
Note: 2 pages

ID: 1-5BSGD16

: The Applicant requested the Manual of Delegations and Authorisations. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The Applicant requested the Manual of Delegations and Authorisations.
The Manual of Delegations and Authorisations was released in full.
Note: The 60 page out-of-date Manual was released in full to the Applicant.

ID: 1-5EOKOLR

: The applicant requested access to MOUs between the ATO and AUSTRAC and the ATO and CDPP. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested access to MOUs between the ATO and AUSTRAC and the ATO and CDPP.
MOU between the ATO and AUSTRAC dated December 2003.
MOU between the ATO and AUSTRAC dated August 2009 (including an amended schedule dated April 2010).
MOU between the ATO, AUSTRAC, ACC, ACS, AFP, ASIC, Centrelink and DIAC dated September 2007.
MOU between the ATO, AUSTRAC, ACC, ACCC, AFP, AGD, APRA, ASIC, CDPP, ACS, DEEWR and DIAC dated August 2009.
Liaison Guidelines between the ATO and DPP dated June 1991.
MOU between the ATO and CDPP dated May 2006.
Note: 7 documentsNote: The documents were released to the applicant in full.

ID: 56107

: Current social media policy of the department, which covers departmental use and/or private use by employees in an... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Current social media policy of the department, which covers departmental use and/or private use by employees in an individual capacity.Any current guidance material which is available for employees to make informed decisions about their private social media use.
ATO’s current social media policy
Note: 1x 61 page PDF document (6.1MB)Few redactions of irrelevant information.

ID: 1-7Y60J39

: Income tax return lodgments for e-tax and mytax 2013 to 2015 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Income tax return lodgments for e-tax and mytax 2013 to 2015
Table showing income tax returns lodgments for e-tax (2013 and 2014) and mytax (2014) as at 4/2/2015.
Note: One Page table. No details for 2015 available.

ID: 1-6C8WARC

: Documents relating to Superannuation Guarantee (SG) compliance issues (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to Superannuation Guarantee (SG) compliance issues
One document showing information about the decision not to publish the SG gap in the 2015/16 Annual report provided.
Note: 3 pages released, edited to exclude irrelevant material under section 22 and deliberative processes under section 47C.

ID: 1-AL3MPAV

: Statistics in relation to dismissals or demotions as a result of bullying or harassment. Statistics relating to... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Statistics in relation to dismissals or demotions as a result of bullying or harassment. Statistics relating to allegations of bullying or harassment.
A table showing dismissals or reduction in classification as a result of bullying/harassment or sexual harassment. Tables showing allegations recorded for bullying or harassment.
Note: 3 documents

ID: 1-5C5IJFV

: Minutes of all meetings of the Project Wickenby department and agency Chief Executive Officers and the Project... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Minutes of all meetings of the Project Wickenby department and agency Chief Executive Officers and the Project Wickenby Cross-Agency Advisory Committee since 1 July 2011.
Edited minutes provided.
Note: 14 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information relating to s 33 international relations, s 34 cabinet documents, s 37 effecting the enforcement of the law, s 38 third party information, s 47E certain operations of an agency and s 47F personal privacy of the Act.FOI

ID: 58786

: Documents relating to the applicant’s own tax affairs and a copy of CM PS 2011/01 as at May 2011 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the applicant’s own tax affairs and a copy of CM PS 2011/01 as at May 2011
CM PS 2011/01 as at May 2011
Note: 1 document

ID: 1-5BXSL2X

: Project Wickenby figures for 31 March, 30 April, 31 May, 30 June, 31 July, in relation to investigations,... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Project Wickenby figures for 31 March, 30 April, 31 May, 30 June, 31 July, in relation to investigations, prosecutions, money recouped and outstanding tax liabilities.Briefing note or summary document detailing reporting and media arrangements for Project Wickenby.
Edited documents in the format requested by the applicant.
Note: 8 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 22, s 38 and a 47E.

ID: 58790

: Various documents relating to Project Wickenby including delegations and authorisations. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Various documents relating to Project Wickenby including delegations and authorisations.
Edited instruments of authorisations and delegation and authorisation guidelines.
Note: 18 documentsNote: Many documents have been heavily redacted to remove irrelevant information.

ID: 58570

: This request is number 1 of 15 related requests.The applicant sought access to ATO communications with Kelly... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: This request is number 1 of 15 related requests.The applicant sought access to ATO communications with Kelly O’Dwyer MP or her office; regarding –the Bell Group Companies (Finalisation of Matters and Distribution of Proceeds) Bill 2015 (WA) (‘the Bill’), orthe Bell Group Companies (Finalisation of Matters and Distribution of Proceeds) Act 2015 (WA) (‘the Act’), orproposals for the Bill or the Act, orBell Group N.V. (in liquidation) ARBN 073 576 502 & Anor v. State of Western Australia (2016) HCA 21.
22 documents (totalling 55 pages) were identified within the scope of the request and were provided to the applicant with appropriate redactions.
Note: Information within the documents is redacted (in part) pursuant to the following provisions of the FOI Act:Paragraph 37(2)(b);Section 42;Section 47B; andSection 47E.

ID: 1-AHLEBSB

: The applicant requested documents relating to the use of social media by ATO staff in an official, professional and... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to the use of social media by ATO staff in an official, professional and personal capacity.
Information provided to the applicant, released in full.
Note: 5 documents comprising 43 pages.

ID: 59039

: Documents relating to the commissioner’s incoming brief. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the commissioner’s incoming brief.
Initial briefing for the Commissioner and supporting documents.
Note: 4 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 47F.

ID: 59948

: The applicant requested documents relating to his/her employment with the ATO. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to his/her employment with the ATO.
Guideline: Workplace conflict (modified 04/07/2007)
Document: Harassment/discrimination complaints - Guidelines for Investigators (updated 19/05/2010)
Document: Workplace harassment and discrimination (modified 27/11/2006)
Document: Workplace harassment and discrimination CMPI 2004/03/01 (modified 27/11/2006)
Document: Bullying - fact sheet (modified 09/02/2009)
Document: Harassment, bullying and discrimination in the workplace (modified 22/07/2010)
Booklet: Harassment, bullying and discrimination in the workplace (published June 2010)
Document: Performance discussions and bullying - fact sheet (modified 17/03/2011)
Document: Principles of natural justice fact sheet (modified 16/10/2006)
Document: Good decision-making model (modified 14/03/2006)
Document: APS Values and code of conduct (modified 02/04/2008)
Document: Procedures for determining whether an employee has breached the Australian Public Service (APS) Code of Conduct (modified 27/12/2007)
Document: 2009 ATO (general employees) agency agreement - Section D (modified 13/07/2009)
Document: Attendance and leave principles and statement of responsibilities (modified 19/10/2010)
Document: Personal leave - ongoing general employees (modified 13/12/2010)
Document: Maximum amount of annual leave summary (modified 30/07/2007)
Document: Carer's leave guide (modified 03/05/2011)
Document: Purchased leave (modified 20/09/2010)
Document: ATO work level standards (modified 20/07/2010)
Document: ATO work level standards - APS Level 6 (modified 20/07/2010)
Document: ATO work level standards - Typical duties (modified 20/07/2010)
Document: Practitioners guide to managing suspected misconduct in the Tax Office (modified 07/02/2011)
Document: Harassment - Information for Delegates (updated 19/05/2010)
Note: 23 documentsNote: These documents were released to the applicant in full.

ID: 56731

: Documents concerning the costs, disadvantages, benefits and/or practicality and efficacy for the Australian economy... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents concerning the costs, disadvantages, benefits and/or practicality and efficacy for the Australian economy and/or commonwealth revenue of Part 7 of the OECD Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting relating to preventing the artificial avoidance of PE status, and the ATO’s role/position in helping deliver on this part of the plan, including through domestic laws and powers or multilateral laws in sync with other nations.
Extracts of paper on OECD considerations and consideration of other developments and issues.
Note: Documents released in part5 pages

ID: 1-6STAIXS

: Copies of all versions of the publication ‘Employee Share Schemes- Answers to frequently asked questions by employees. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Copies of all versions of the publication ‘Employee Share Schemes- Answers to frequently asked questions by employees.
27 versions of the publication since 2002.
Note: Note: All versions located have been released in full. Some versions only have metadata changes.

ID: 60045

: Documents relating to the SES pay rise which show compliance with the Workplace Bargaining Policy 2015 and any... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the SES pay rise which show compliance with the Workplace Bargaining Policy 2015 and any productivity measures.
An email and Office Minute with attachments released.
Note: 5 documents (10 pages) released. Direct phone numbers and some specific employment details have been deleted.

ID: 1-7T0BBOK

: Applicant requested “hot issues briefs” prepared by ATO for the last Senate Estimates round (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested “hot issues briefs” prepared by ATO for the last Senate Estimates round
Material prepared on the most important issues for Senate Estimates.
Note: 49 pagesNote: Documents edited under s11C(1)(a)- Personal information.

ID: 59632

: There are 5 parts to the applicant’s request. The request can be summarised as seeking any documents regarding the... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: There are 5 parts to the applicant’s request. The request can be summarised as seeking any documents regarding the ‘Right to Know’ website from 28 September 2016 until present.
A notice of an intention to refuse access to documents because a practical refusal reason exists.
A formal notice that FOI request is deemed to have been withdrawn pursuant to subsections 24AB(6) and 24AB(7) of the FOI Act.
Note: Notice issued under s24AB(2) of theFreedom of Information Act 1982.Practical refusal reason specified in s24AA(1)(a) of theFreedom of Information Act 1982.Notice issued under s24AB(7) of the FOI Act.

ID: 1-BT28MOY

: Documents regarding Mineral Resource Rent Tax, amount of forecast revenue for 2012/13. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents regarding Mineral Resource Rent Tax, amount of forecast revenue for 2012/13.
Edited documents and emails.
Note: 4 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 22.

ID: 59400

: Applicant requested documents that provide statistics about ‘whistle-blower’ information regarding employers. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested documents that provide statistics about ‘whistle-blower’ information regarding employers.
Statistics from ATO Tax Evasion Referral Centre provided.
Note: Statistics relate to allegations made, not allegations substantiated, as this is not tracked.

ID: 1-9KYGEIC

: The ATO’s submission to the Productivity Commission Enquiry into Access to Justice. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The ATO’s submission to the Productivity Commission Enquiry into Access to Justice.
The ATO’s submission to the Productivity Commission Enquiry into Access to Justice, with three annexures.
Note: Document is also publicly available on the Productivity Commission’s web site

ID: 1-5JEM58O

: The applicant requested documents relating to the use of social media by ATO staff in an official, professional and... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to the use of social media by ATO staff in an official, professional and personal capacity.
Information provided to the applicant, released in full.
Note: 5 documents comprising 43 pages.

ID: 59039

: Summary reports detailing outcomes of data-matching programmes run by the ATO since 1 July 2007. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Summary reports detailing outcomes of data-matching programmes run by the ATO since 1 July 2007.
Various summary reports outlining differing data matching programmes.
Note: 11 documents

ID: 53427

: The applicant requested documents relating to various ATO policy, CPMS, CEI’s and guidelines (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to various ATO policy, CPMS, CEI’s and guidelines
ATO policy, guidelines, CEI’s and CMPS were provided in full.
Note: 12 documents - 181 pages

ID: 1-712BLGH

: Briefings, talking points and policy documents (draft or otherwise) related to proposed government measures to... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Briefings, talking points and policy documents (draft or otherwise) related to proposed government measures to address multi-national profit shifting since January 2015.Correspondence written to the ATO or the Minister in 2015 from any corporation in response to the government's announcement to address multi-national profit shifting.Briefings or other documents that outline the evidence around fears of kidnapping leading to the government's decision to wind back tax disclosure laws for about 700 different companies (as described in the SMH article of April 10, 2015).
2 Briefings and one set of notes on dot point 1 of the request.
Note: 3 documents released in part5 pages

ID: 1-761O75L

: The document(s), produced between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017 that indicate the policy decision of the ATO not... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The document(s), produced between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017 that indicate the policy decision of the ATO not to send notices under the FOI Act – for some applicants – to the applicant's address. I appreciate that the policy might not be universal and that the ATO policy might discriminate against applicants of a particular race, applicants who have an address disliked by an ATO policy maker, applicants who live in a particular state, applicants who apparently have a disability, or applicants who might appear from their name to be of a particular religion or ethnicity.Documents that indicate the name and AGS number of every officer who, between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017, endorsed the policy decision described above, and of any officer who has, in accordance with the policy, send a notice under the FOI Act to the applicant at an address other than the address given by the applicant for the purposes of s 15(2)(c).
Decision issued denying request under s 24A as document does not exist.
Note:

ID: 1-C8KHZ2W

: Access to the number of ABN holders in Australia not registered for GST. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Access to the number of ABN holders in Australia not registered for GST.
Information provided includes statistics on active ABN holders not registered for GST.
Note: 1 document provided to the applicant, comprising 1 page.

ID: 1-8UIDXJZ

: Recent comments that criticise one or more agencies other than the ATO or government (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Recent comments that criticise one or more agencies other than the ATO or government
Notice commencing consultation process period
Letter confirming that the request is withdrawn
Note: 2 pages1 page

ID: 1-CA5VL5P

: Copies of all versions of the publication ‘Employee Share Schemes- Answers to frequently asked questions by employees. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Copies of all versions of the publication ‘Employee Share Schemes- Answers to frequently asked questions by employees.
27 versions of the publication since 2002.
Note: Note: All versions located have been released in full. Some versions only have metadata changes.

ID: 60045

: The applicant requested information in relation to the voluntary redundancy in the ATO in 2014 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested information in relation to the voluntary redundancy in the ATO in 2014
Compliance Group EOI VR Assessment Report
Note: A 4-page report – partially redacted under sections 22 and 47E(c) of the FOI Act.

ID: 1-68OUS3R

: Summary reports detailing outcomes of data-matching programmes run by the ATO since 1 July 2007. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Summary reports detailing outcomes of data-matching programmes run by the ATO since 1 July 2007.
Various summary reports outlining differing data matching programmes.
Note: 11 documents

ID: 53427

: Request for Minister’s authority for ATO officers to make payments under the CDDA Scheme. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Request for Minister’s authority for ATO officers to make payments under the CDDA Scheme.
Authorisation under the Scheme for Compensation for Detriment caused by Defective Administration (The CDDA Scheme).
Note: 1 documentNote: Document was provided to applicant with partial redactions under s 22.

ID: 59422

: Briefing material and internal reports created on the subject of the GST threshold for low value imported goods... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Briefing material and internal reports created on the subject of the GST threshold for low value imported goods created since the election of the Abbott Government including material prepared for Minister Hockey for his meeting with State Treasurers on 27 November, 2013.
Various reports published in part. Various briefs and minutes published in part.
Note: 12 documents

ID: 1-59XVE6X

: The applicant requested documents relating to the use of social media by ATO staff in an official, professional and... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to the use of social media by ATO staff in an official, professional and personal capacity.
Information provided to the applicant, released in full.
Note: 5 documents comprising 43 pages.

ID: 59039

: Applicant requested documents that provide statistics about ‘whistle-blower’ information regarding employers. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested documents that provide statistics about ‘whistle-blower’ information regarding employers.
Statistics from ATO Tax Evasion Referral Centre provided.
Note: Statistics relate to allegations made, not allegations substantiated, as this is not tracked.

ID: 1-9KYGEIC

: The applicant requested documents regarding the Fair Work Australia report into the Health Services Union. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents regarding the Fair Work Australia report into the Health Services Union.
1 page email containing link to the publicly available report by Fair Work Australia into the Health Services Union.
Note: 1 documentNote: Email has been redacted under s 47F.

ID: 58142

: Documents that describe 'trolls' or 'troll-like behaviour', or identify and appropriately classify posts for post... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents that describe 'trolls' or 'troll-like behaviour', or identify and appropriately classify posts for post removal or blocking of social media users on official ATO social media channels.”
Social media terms of use
Note: 1 page – see ato.gov.au for up to date version of document

ID: 1-C9KVHJC

: Documents relating to the commissioner’s incoming brief. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the commissioner’s incoming brief.
Initial briefing for the Commissioner and supporting documents.
Note: 4 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 47F.

ID: 59948

: Summary reports detailing outcomes of data-matching programmes run by the ATO since 1 July 2007. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Summary reports detailing outcomes of data-matching programmes run by the ATO since 1 July 2007.
Various summary reports outlining differing data matching programmes.
Note: 11 documents

ID: 53427

: Various documents relating to Project Wickenby including delegations and authorisations. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Various documents relating to Project Wickenby including delegations and authorisations.
Edited instruments of authorisations and delegation and authorisation guidelines.
Note: 18 documentsNote: Many documents have been heavily redacted to remove irrelevant information.

ID: 58570

: The applicant requested access to documents relating to the appointment of the Commissioner of Taxation and the... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested access to documents relating to the appointment of the Commissioner of Taxation and the Deputy Commissioner of Taxation
Information provided includes the letter of appointment and instrument of appointment for the Commissioner of Taxation and Deputy Commissioner of Taxation. Information also includes the task description for the Deputy Commissioner of Taxation
Note: 6 documents provided to the applicant, comprising 11 pages

ID: 1-6D1QZ1L

: Various documents relating to Project Wickenby including delegations and authorisations. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Various documents relating to Project Wickenby including delegations and authorisations.
Edited instruments of authorisations and delegation and authorisation guidelines.
Note: 18 documentsNote:Many documents have been heavily redacted to remove irrelevant information.

ID: 58570

: The applicant requested copies of any advice to Treasury about the taxation administration implications of the... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested copies of any advice to Treasury about the taxation administration implications of the commencement dates for Schedules 2 to 5 of the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Act 2014.
Email to treasury enclosing Minute relating to the application of schedules 1-5 of the Minerals Rent Resource Tax Repeal and Other
Measures Bill 2014. Some taxpayer information redacted.
Note: 2 documents5 pagesOne pdf – 694KB

ID: 1-5WH824O

: Documents relating to the ATO's P3M3 self assessment and external consultants review report. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the ATO's P3M3 self assessment and external consultants review report.
Report outlining ATO's self assessment of its portfolio, program and project management capability and associated external consultant review.
Note: 6 documents

ID: 53223

: Most recent version of MOU on Participation in the Standard Business Reporting Program between the ATO and various... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Most recent version of MOU on Participation in the Standard Business Reporting Program between the ATO and various agencies
Two documents, comprising 72 pages in total.
Direct telephone numbers were redacted under section 22 of the FOI Act, as the applicant indicated they were irrelevant
Note: Both MOUs were reviewed in 2013. Neither identified any changes necessary, and these versions remain current.

ID: 1-BBKC9F6

: The applicant requested documents relating to his/her employment with the ATO. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to his/her employment with the ATO.
Guideline: Workplace conflict (modified 04/07/2007)
Document: Harassment/discrimination complaints - Guidelines for Investigators (updated 19/05/2010)
Document: Workplace harassment and discrimination (modified 27/11/2006)
Document: Workplace harassment and discrimination CMPI 2004/03/01 (modified 27/11/2006)
Document: Bullying - fact sheet (modified 09/02/2009)
Document: Harassment, bullying and discrimination in the workplace (modified 22/07/2010)
Booklet: Harassment, bullying and discrimination in the workplace (published June 2010)
Document: Performance discussions and bullying - fact sheet (modified 17/03/2011)
Document: Principles of natural justice fact sheet (modified 16/10/2006)
Document: Good decision-making model (modified 14/03/2006)
Document: APS Values and code of conduct (modified 02/04/2008)
Document: Procedures for determining whether an employee has breached the Australian Public Service (APS) Code of Conduct (modified 27/12/2007)
Document: 2009 ATO (general employees) agency agreement - Section D (modified 13/07/2009)
Document: Attendance and leave principles and statement of responsibilities (modified 19/10/2010)
Document: Personal leave - ongoing general employees (modified 13/12/2010)
Document: Maximum amount of annual leave summary (modified 30/07/2007)
Document: Carer's leave guide (modified 03/05/2011)
Document: Purchased leave (modified 20/09/2010)
Document: ATO work level standards (modified 20/07/2010)
Document: ATO work level standards - APS Level 6 (modified 20/07/2010)
Document: ATO work level standards - Typical duties (modified 20/07/2010)
Document: Practitioners guide to managing suspected misconduct in the Tax Office (modified 07/02/2011)
Document: Harassment - Information for Delegates (updated 19/05/2010)
Note: 23 documentsNote: These documents were released to the applicant in full.

ID: 56731

: Select Documents from 1 Jan 2012 held in the folder “Documents with Bitcoin or LiteCoin in the title” already held. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Select Documents from 1 Jan 2012 held in the folder “Documents with Bitcoin or LiteCoin in the title” already held.
Information was provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted.
Note: 28 documents were released.

ID: 1-5AHK9W2

: Copies of all versions of the publication 'Employee Share Schemes- Answers to frequently asked questions by employees. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Copies of all versions of the publication 'Employee Share Schemes- Answers to frequently asked questions by employees.
27 versions of the publication since 2002.
Note: Note:All versions located have been released in full. Some versions only have metadata changes.

ID: 60045

: The applicant requested access to MOUs between the ATO and AUSTRAC and the ATO and CDPP. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested access to MOUs between the ATO and AUSTRAC and the ATO and CDPP.
MOU between the ATO and AUSTRAC dated December 2003.
MOU between the ATO and AUSTRAC dated August 2009 (including an amended schedule dated April 2010).
MOU between the ATO, AUSTRAC, ACC, ACS, AFP, ASIC, Centrelink and DIAC dated September 2007.
MOU between the ATO, AUSTRAC, ACC, ACCC, AFP, AGD, APRA, ASIC, CDPP, ACS, DEEWR and DIAC dated August 2009.
Liaison Guidelines between the ATO and DPP dated June 1991.
MOU between the ATO and CDPP dated May 2006.
Note: 7 documentsNote:The documents were released to the applicant in full.

ID: 56107

: NSW and total HECS-HELP debt at 30 June 2015Top 10 HECS-HELP debts in NSWTotal number of Australians who repaid... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: NSW and total HECS-HELP debt at 30 June 2015Top 10 HECS-HELP debts in NSWTotal number of Australians who repaid HECS-HELP in 2013-14 f/y and the total repaymentsNumber of taxpayers, by NSW postcode, who repaid HECS-HELP debts in 2013-14 f/y and amount repaid in that postcode
NSW and total HECS-HELP debt at 30 June 2015
Top 10 HECS-HELP debts in NSW
Total number of Australians who repaid HECS-HELP in 2013-14 f/y and the total repayments
Number of taxpayers, by NSW postcode, who repaid HECS-HELP debts in 2013-14 f/y and amount repaid in that postcode
Note: 5 documents released in part54 pages

ID: 1-76R91NV

: Documents relating to the commissioner’s incoming brief. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the commissioner’s incoming brief.
Initial briefing for the Commissioner and supporting documents.
Note: 4 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 47F.

ID: 59948

: The applicant requested documents relating to: dividend washing, the applicability of Section 177EA of the Income... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to: dividend washing, the applicability of Section 177EA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, Tax Determination 2014/10 or Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No 2) 2014 Bill
Information provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted.
Note: 13 documents22 pages1857 KB

ID: 1-6IUDGFZ

: Data behind figure 6.1.1 in Commissioners Annual Report 2009-10. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Data behind figure 6.1.1 in Commissioners Annual Report 2009-10.
Spreadsheets that measure the cost of collections of every $100 of cash as Commonwealth tax revenue, for years 2008-09 and 2009-10.
Note: 2 documents

ID: 53392

: Applicant requested documents relating to his employment with the ATO. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested documents relating to his employment with the ATO.
General documents to guide decision making process on staff matters.
Note: 25 pages of documents

ID: 54174

: Documents relating to the interpretation of section 109J of the ITAA 1936 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the interpretation of section 109J of the ITAA 1936
Edited documents including submissions and email correspondence concerning the interpretation of section 109J
Note: 90 pagesDocuments have been redacted to remove personal and business information

ID: 1- 59ICJZY

: The applicant requested documents relating to: dividend washing, the applicability of Section 177EA of the Income... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to: dividend washing, the applicability of Section 177EA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, Tax Determination 2014/10 or Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No 2) 2014 Bill
Information provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted.
Note: 13 documents22 pages1857 KB

ID: 1-6IUDGFZ

: Applicant requested all documents regarding investigations undertaken by the Commissioner as part of Operation... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested all documents regarding investigations undertaken by the Commissioner as part of Operation Nosean, including the number and aggregate of assessments issued to parties in the gold bullion industry and the cost of the operation to the ATO.
1 document identified within the scope of the request.
Note: S22 exemption applied as other information contained in the Senate Estimates brief is irrelevant to the request.

ID: 1-A45QG2R

: Applicant requested a copy of the Memorandum of Understanding between the ATO and AusIndusty with regard to the... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested a copy of the Memorandum of Understanding between the ATO and AusIndusty with regard to the research and development tax incentive scheme.
2 documents identified within the scope of the request. 1 was the MOU document and the other an extension letter.
Note: The document was released in full

ID: 1-9P18OWO

: The applicant requested documents detailing the amount of collectable debt written off for the financial year 2009... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents detailing the amount of collectable debt written off for the financial year 2009 to 2012.
Information provided to the applicant is reports with the write off figures for the years 2009 to 2012. The applicant has also been provided with the definition of a write off used by the ATO.
Note: 5 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 22 as they were not relevant to the request.

ID: 58788

: Statistics on cases where access refused in full for 2011 financial year.FOI (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Statistics on cases where access refused in full for 2011 financial year.FOI
Spreadsheet of available statistics for cases where accessed refused in full for 2011 financial year.FOI
Note:

ID: 57325

: Guidelines for bribery or ‘facilitation payments’ (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Guidelines for bribery or ‘facilitation payments’
Extract from our website (which includes a link to the OECD Bribery Awareness Handbook for Tax Examiners) and a briefing note from 2012.
Note: 26 pages released in full

ID: 1-6HKT8VG

: Documents regarding the ATO's efforts to implement a platform-Independent version of the e-tax software. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents regarding the ATO's efforts to implement a platform-Independent version of the e-tax software.
Documents relating to e-tax redevelopment project (2006-2007) and work done in planning future development of e-tax.
Note: 130 pages of documentsNote:Some commercially sensitive information redacted under s47G.

ID: 54578

: The applicant requested “whole file” from registration. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested “whole file” from registration.
Guidance for auditors in completing penalty and interest decision letters to taxpayers.
Note: 1 document, 4 pages.Note: Taxpayer specific information excluded from publication 11C(1)(b).

ID: 58680

: The applicant requested documents relating to the Career Development Diagnostic Program (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to the Career Development Diagnostic Program
Information provided includes the Career Development Diagnostic Program information kit and nomination form.
Note: 1 document provided to the applicant, comprising 20 pagesNOTE: Document has been edited to remove personal information

ID: 1-59UYVBW

: The applicant requested a copy of: Senate Procedural Orders of continuing effect No.10: ATO Listing: 11/937 Serious... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested a copy of: Senate Procedural Orders of continuing effect No.10: ATO Listing: 11/937 Serious Non Compliance- Criminal Assets Confiscation Task Force - Key Documents.
12 documents (211 folios) provided to the applicant with appropriate redactions.
Note: 12 documentsNote: Documents redacted under s 47F and s 37.

ID: 56952

: Applicant requested documents relating to his employment with the ATO. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested documents relating to his employment with the ATO.
General documents to guide decision making process on staff matters.
Note: 25 pages of documents

ID: 54174

: The applicant requested documents relating to the use of social media by ATO staff in an official, professional and... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to the use of social media by ATO staff in an official, professional and personal capacity.
Information provided to the applicant, released in full.
Note: 5 documents comprising 43 pages.

ID: 59039

: The applicant requested a copy of: Senate Procedural Orders of continuing effect No.10: ATO Listing: 11/937 Serious... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested a copy of: Senate Procedural Orders of continuing effect No.10: ATO Listing: 11/937 Serious Non Compliance- Criminal Assets Confiscation Task Force - Key Documents.
12 documents (211 folios) provided to the applicant with appropriate redactions.
Note: 12 documentsNote: Documents redacted under s 47F and s 37.

ID: 56952

: Applicant requested “hot issues briefs” prepared by ATO for the last Senate Estimates round (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested “hot issues briefs” prepared by ATO for the last Senate Estimates round
Material prepared on the most important issues for Senate Estimates.
Note: 49 pagesNote: Documents edited under s11C(1)(a)- Personal information.

ID: 59632

: Applicant requested documents relating to his employment with the ATO. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested documents relating to his employment with the ATO.
General documents to guide decision making process on staff matters.
Note: 25 pages of documents

ID: 54174

: Documents relating to the ATO's P3M3 self assessment and external consultants review report. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the ATO's P3M3 self assessment and external consultants review report.
Report outlining ATO's self assessment of its portfolio, program and project management capability and associated external consultant review.
Note: 6 documents

ID: 53223

: The applicant requested documents relating to his/her employment with the ATO. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to his/her employment with the ATO.
Guideline: Workplace conflict (modified 04/07/2007)
Document: Harassment/discrimination complaints - Guidelines for Investigators (updated 19/05/2010)
Document: Workplace harassment and discrimination (modified 27/11/2006)
Document: Workplace harassment and discrimination CMPI 2004/03/01 (modified 27/11/2006)
Document: Bullying - fact sheet (modified 09/02/2009)
Document: Harassment, bullying and discrimination in the workplace (modified 22/07/2010)
Booklet: Harassment, bullying and discrimination in the workplace (published June 2010)
Document: Performance discussions and bullying - fact sheet (modified 17/03/2011)
Document: Principles of natural justice fact sheet (modified 16/10/2006)
Document: Good decision-making model (modified 14/03/2006)
Document: APS Values and code of conduct (modified 02/04/2008)
Document: Procedures for determining whether an employee has breached the Australian Public Service (APS) Code of Conduct (modified 27/12/2007)
Document: 2009 ATO (general employees) agency agreement - Section D (modified 13/07/2009)
Document: Attendance and leave principles and statement of responsibilities (modified 19/10/2010)
Document: Personal leave - ongoing general employees (modified 13/12/2010)
Document: Maximum amount of annual leave summary (modified 30/07/2007)
Document: Carer's leave guide (modified 03/05/2011)
Document: Purchased leave (modified 20/09/2010)
Document: ATO work level standards (modified 20/07/2010)
Document: ATO work level standards - APS Level 6 (modified 20/07/2010)
Document: ATO work level standards - Typical duties (modified 20/07/2010)
Document: Practitioners guide to managing suspected misconduct in the Tax Office (modified 07/02/2011)
Document: Harassment - Information for Delegates (updated 19/05/2010)
Note: 23 documentsNote: These documents were released to the applicant in full.

ID: 56731

: The applicant requested documents relating to the Career Development Diagnostic Program (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to the Career Development Diagnostic Program
Information provided includes the Career Development Diagnostic Program information kit and nomination form.
Note: 1 document provided to the applicant, comprising 20 pagesNOTE: Document has been edited to remove personal information

ID: 1-59UYVBW

: Request for details of GST paid by a third party. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Request for details of GST paid by a third party.
Refusal decision issued
Note:

ID: 1-BS08ZFW

: Regarding personal information about staff member. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Regarding personal information about staff member.
ATO document: Clause 101 Manager’s Tool Kit (printed 29 March 2010).
ATO document: Clause 101 Manager’s Tool Kit (printed 29 March 2010; not a duplicate).
Note: 2 documents

ID: 54133

: The applicant requested access to documents relating to the analysis and calculation of revenue from the Managed... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested access to documents relating to the analysis and calculation of revenue from the Managed Investment Trust Withholding Tax (MIT WHT).
Information provided to the applicant regarding MIT WHT.
Note: 10 documents, 103 pages.Note: The documents provided to the applicant were redacted under section 38 to remove protected information relating to third parties.

ID: 58478

: A request for SES emails, toolkits, fact sheets, etc. concerning messages to ATO staff regarding the proposed new EA. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: A request for SES emails, toolkits, fact sheets, etc. concerning messages to ATO staff regarding the proposed new EA.
Release of an email along with its attachment, a SES toolkit.
Note: 2 Documents10 Pages

ID: 1-9SMTFRG

: Results of the latest staff engagement survey for the ATO. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Results of the latest staff engagement survey for the ATO.
Edited version of 'The Tax Office Employee Engagement Survey 2009' report by consultant.
Note: 85 pages of documentsNote: Documents provided to the applicant were redacted under s 47G to delete commercially sensitive information and s 47E to delete confidential staff comments.

ID: 55543

: Project Wickenby figures for 31 March, 30 April, 31 May, 30 June, 31 July, in relation to investigations,... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Project Wickenby figures for 31 March, 30 April, 31 May, 30 June, 31 July, in relation to investigations, prosecutions, money recouped and outstanding tax liabilities.Briefing note or summary document detailing reporting and media arrangements for Project Wickenby.
Edited documents in the format requested by the applicant.
Note: 8 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 22, s 38 and a 47E.

ID: 58790

: Documents regarding the immediate $20,000 deductibility small business budget measure (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents regarding the immediate $20,000 deductibility small business budget measure
Email correspondence
Note: 7 documents released in part (17 pages)

ID: 1-6QEX0T4

: Senior briefings regarding tax agent portal breach. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Senior briefings regarding tax agent portal breach.
Briefing documents regarding the tax agent identify theft.
Note: 13 documents with relevant redactions.

ID: 60089

: Correspondence between the ATO and the Office of the Minister for Revenue regarding analysis of unpaid... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Correspondence between the ATO and the Office of the Minister for Revenue regarding analysis of unpaid superannuation liabilities.
Meeting notes and one email provided in redacted form.
Note: 5 pages provided, edited to exempt irrelevant material under section 22 and deliberative processes under section 47C.

ID: 1-AKTRXFZ

: The applicant requested an annual report of negative gearing paid each year from 2000 and a breakdown of the salary... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested an annual report of negative gearing paid each year from 2000 and a breakdown of the salary brackets of those who received this tax concession.
We do not have any documents that answer to the request, we did send out 1 page to the applicant with material related to rental losses.
Note: 1 PDF page of figures extracted from Taxation Statistics reports.

ID: 1-6TADKFY

: The applicant requested documents relating to the Career Development Diagnostic Program (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to the Career Development Diagnostic Program
Information provided includes the Career Development Diagnostic Program information kit and nomination form.
Note: 1 document provided to the applicant, comprising 20 pagesNOTE: Document has been edited to remove personal information

ID: 1-59UYVBW

: Statistics on cases where access refused in full for 2011 financial year.FOI (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Statistics on cases where access refused in full for 2011 financial year.FOI
Spreadsheet of available statistics for cases where accessed refused in full for 2011 financial year.FOI
Note:

ID: 57325

: Results of the latest staff engagement survey for the ATO. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Results of the latest staff engagement survey for the ATO.
Edited version of 'The Tax Office Employee Engagement Survey 2009' report by consultant.
Note: 85 pages of documentsNote: Documents provided to the applicant were redacted under s 47G to delete commercially sensitive information and s 47E to delete confidential staff comments.

ID: 55543

: Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) on the design of the Standard Business Reporting (SBR) Authentication Solution (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) on the design of the Standard Business Reporting (SBR) Authentication Solution
Document released in full
Note: PDF (21 pages, 2MB)

ID: 1-5FK9CHO

: Recent instances where an employee has sought information from a HR or other relevant team on their social media use... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Recent instances where an employee has sought information from a HR or other relevant team on their social media use in a private capacity.
2 instances
Decision and schedule
Note: 1 page5 pages

ID: 1-C9KVHAD

: Senior briefings regarding tax agent portal breach. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Senior briefings regarding tax agent portal breach.
Briefing documents regarding the tax agent identify theft.
Note: 13 documents with relevant redactions.

ID: 60089

: Documents related to employment actions. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents related to employment actions.
ATO procedures for determining whether an employee has breached the APS code of conduct (modified 19 Dec 2007).
Excerpt from ATO EL2 agreement 2008 re leadership (undated).
ATO practitioners guide to managing suspected misconduct in the Tax Office (modified 19 Oct 2010).
ATO procedures for review of employment actions (dated 30 Jul 2010).
ATO procedures for review of employment actions (dated 09 Oct 2006).
ATO employee handbook We are the Tax Office (NAT 14696).
ATO (Executive Level 2) Agreement 2006 dated 01 Jul 2006.
ATO document: Principles of natural justice fact sheet (modified 06 Jul 2005).
Extract from ATO (Executive Level 2) agency agreement 2009 – Part 2 Leadership (modified 17 Jul 2009).
ATO document: Tax Office work level standard for EL2s (modified 09 Jul 2009).
ATO document: Integrity in the Tax Office (incomplete, undated).
Note: 11 documents

ID: 53371

: Documents relating to the interpretation of section 109J of the ITAA 1936 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the interpretation of section 109J of the ITAA 1936
Edited documents including submissions and email correspondence concerning the interpretation of section 109J
Note: 90 pagesDocuments have been redacted to remove personal and business information

ID: 1- 59ICJZY

: Correspondence between ATO and Uber regarding the ATO position on ride-sourcing and GST (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Correspondence between ATO and Uber regarding the ATO position on ride-sourcing and GST
Letters and email correspondence
Note: 16 documents released in full, 45 documents released in part, 137 pages

ID: 1-713IQ47

: All documents related to the ATO’s recent decision to ‘ignore further requests made through Right To Know’ (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: All documents related to the ATO’s recent decision to ‘ignore further requests made through Right To Know’
Documents regarding the ATO’s decision not to process requests received via the Right to Know website.
Note: 17 Pages of documents have been provided

ID: 1-9B8E8NS

: The applicant requested copies of email correspondence mentioning his name which was sent or received by a... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested copies of email correspondence mentioning his name which was sent or received by a particular ATO officer
The information is made up of:
fraud or evasion guidelines; and
findings of fraud or evasion: guidelines and mandated opinion requirements
which were attached to an email and released to the applicant in full
Note: Two documents, 1 MB

ID: 1-AIQW957

: The applicant requested statistical information relating to Rebate on Private Health Insurance (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested statistical information relating to Rebate on Private Health Insurance
The ‘Private Health Insurance Rebate Interim Report 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014’ was provided in full to the applicant.
Note: A 15-page report

ID: 1-6AKFZJP

: The applicant requested All-staff emails sent during 02/04/2016 – 03/05/2016 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested All-staff emails sent during 02/04/2016 – 03/05/2016
The 20 emails include weekly NewsHub messages, EA communications, and information about the new Mobility Register. All emails released; one minor redaction under s 22 (pg 12).
Note: 20 documents42 pages

ID: 1-830UEHG

: Documents relating to the ATO's P3M3 self assessment and external consultants review report. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the ATO's P3M3 self assessment and external consultants review report.
Report outlining ATO's self assessment of its portfolio, program and project management capability and associated external consultant review.
Note: 6 documents

ID: 53223

: Documents relating to analysis or modelling of the cost of enforcing the low value importation threshold held... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to analysis or modelling of the cost of enforcing the low value importation threshold held between 1 January 2010 and 30 March 2011.
ATO minutes discussing the compliance cost impact associated with reducing the amount of the low value import threshold.
Note: 3 documents

ID: 53420

: The Applicant requested the Manual of Delegations and Authorisations. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The Applicant requested the Manual of Delegations and Authorisations.
The Manual of Delegations and Authorisations was released in full.
Note: The 60 page out-of-date Manual was released in full to the Applicant.

ID: 1-5EOKOLR

: All documents prepared by Hoffman Donahue as a result of Commonwealth Contract notice CN1 023691 for the... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: All documents prepared by Hoffman Donahue as a result of Commonwealth Contract notice CN1 023691 for the 'Facilitation of a series of MRRT effectiveness workshops'.Hoffmann Donohue
All documents prepared as a result of Commonwealth Contract notice CN1 023691 for the 'Facilitation of a series of MRRT effectiveness workshops'.
Note:

ID: 60093

: Recent instances where an employee has sought information from a HR or other relevant team on their social media use... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Recent instances where an employee has sought information from a HR or other relevant team on their social media use in a private capacity.
2 instances
Decision and schedule
Note: 1 page5 pages

ID: 1-C9KVHAD

: The applicant requested documents relating to an ATO Executive Committee held in February 2013 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to an ATO Executive Committee held in February 2013
Information provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted.
Note: One of the documents contains redactions under section 38 FOI Act.

ID: 60005

: The applicant requested documents which address, or mention, the impact of prolonged bargaining on employee morale (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents which address, or mention, the impact of prolonged bargaining on employee morale
Notice pursuant to section 24AB of the FOI Act
Note:

ID: 1-BKQDJDW

: "The powerpoint document- ATO operational plan-Ilicit Tobacco”The most recent word document Reports on the gap... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: "The powerpoint document- ATO operational plan-Ilicit Tobacco”The most recent word document Reports on the gap analysis and/or gap brief for tobacco.B) Communication between any tobacco company and the ATO about the taxation of illegally imported and/or black market tobacco; Between 1 January 2015 – current.”
Extracts of:
-ATO operational plan – llicit Tobacco
-6 Chapters
-Select Communication between any tobacco company and the ATO about the taxation of illegally imported and/or black market tobacco; Between 1 January 2015 – current.
Note: Documents released in part

ID: 1-7S66GUD

: The applicant requested access to documents relating to the analysis and calculation of revenue from the Managed... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested access to documents relating to the analysis and calculation of revenue from the Managed Investment Trust Withholding Tax (MIT WHT).
Information provided to the applicant regarding MIT WHT.
Note: 10 documents, 103 pages.Note: The documents provided to the applicant were redacted under section 38 to remove protected information relating to third parties.

ID: 58478

: The applicant requested documents relating to an ATO Executive Committee held in February 2013 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to an ATO Executive Committee held in February 2013
Information provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted.
Note: One of the documents contains redactions under section 38 FOI Act.

ID: 60005

: The applicant requested MOUs between the ATO and the AFP for the period 1 June1995 to 3 November 2011. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested MOUs between the ATO and the AFP for the period 1 June1995 to 3 November 2011.
Working guidelines dated December 1997 (and amendments).
Service Agreement dated November 2003.
Head MOU dated July 2010.
Note: 3 documentsNote: The documents were released to the applicant in full.

ID: 55961

: 1/ 2012 and 2013 State of the Service Employee Census-Agency Benchmark Report. 2/ 2013 APS Employee Census-Agency... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: 1/ 2012 and 2013 State of the Service Employee Census-Agency Benchmark Report. 2/ 2013 APS Employee Census-Agency Benchmark Report:Large Business and International and whole of ATO 3/ Any further reports on staff morale produced between January – May 2014.
Four reports provided to the applicant, released in full
Note: Four documents, for release in full, to the disclosure log.

ID: 1-5J14JAO

: The floor seating plan and employee workpoint details as at 25 June 2013 for ATO premises on floor 4, 180 Elizabeth... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The floor seating plan and employee workpoint details as at 25 June 2013 for ATO premises on floor 4, 180 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane.
The floor seating plan for ATO premises situated on floor 4, 180 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane as at June 2013, and a Directory Report containing workpoint details dated 26 June 2013.
Note: The documents are comprised of 26 pages, released in full. The accuracy of the information contained in the documents is dependent on employees at the time ensuring their Directory details were up to date for the allocation of the workpoints to be accurate. The information recorded under the ‘User ID’ heading are not User IDs, which were not recorded by the developer of the accommodation system as it was not accredited to manage sensitive data at that time.

ID: 1-659088B

: The applicant requested documents relating to the Career Development Diagnostic Program (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to the Career Development Diagnostic Program
Information provided includes the Career Development Diagnostic Program information kit and nomination form.
Note: 1 document provided to the applicant, comprising 20 pagesNOTE: Document has been edited to remove personal information

ID: 1-59UYVBW

: Documents referred to in the Inspector General of Taxation’s report ’Review into the ATO’s administration of... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents referred to in the Inspector General of Taxation’s report ’Review into the ATO’s administration of penalties’ released 8 July 2014
19 documents referred to in the report
Note: 140 pages released in full

ID: 1-61TLIDZ

: Copies of correspondence between ATO and Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Copies of correspondence between ATO and Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities in the last three years regarding the tax treatment of water infrastructure grants.
Correspondence, notes, agreements, guidelines, regarding various programs that provide funding for water use and infrastructure including discussion of tax treatment of grants under those programs.
Note: 89 documents

ID: 52819

: The ATO’s submission to the Productivity Commission Enquiry into Access to Justice. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The ATO’s submission to the Productivity Commission Enquiry into Access to Justice.
The ATO’s submission to the Productivity Commission Enquiry into Access to Justice, with three annexures.
Note: Document is also publicly available on the Productivity Commission’s web site

ID: 1-5JEM58O

: Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) on the design of the Standard Business Reporting (SBR) Authentication Solution (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) on the design of the Standard Business Reporting (SBR) Authentication Solution
Document released in full
Note: PDF (21 pages, 2MB)

ID: 1-5FK9CHO

: All disclosures made to the ATO for foreign investors in residential real estate under the reduced penalty period... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: All disclosures made to the ATO for foreign investors in residential real estate under the reduced penalty period scheme since 1 January 2014.
All disclosures made through the Treasury online form were released with redactions
Note: 125 documents released in part

ID: 1-7AIIN7O

: The applicant requested copies of any advice to Treasury about the taxation administration implications of the... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested copies of any advice to Treasury about the taxation administration implications of the commencement dates for Schedules 2 to 5 of the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Act 2014.
Email to treasury enclosing Minute relating to the application of schedules 1-5 of the Minerals Rent Resource Tax Repeal and Other
Measures Bill 2014. Some taxpayer information redacted.
Note: 2 documents5 pagesOne pdf – 694KB

ID: 1-5WH824O

: A request for all SES emails on the topic of communicating messages to ATO staff regarding the new EA; along with... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: A request for all SES emails on the topic of communicating messages to ATO staff regarding the new EA; along with any toolkits, fact sheets, etc.
Documents were released to the applicant in part. A small portion of the content was exempt under sections 47E(c) and 47E(d).
Note: 22 documents97 pages

ID: 1-85DQTML

: Access to the number of ABN holders in Australia not registered for GST. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Access to the number of ABN holders in Australia not registered for GST.
Information provided includes statistics on active ABN holders not registered for GST.
Note: 1 document provided to the applicant, comprising 1 page.

ID: 1-8UIDXJZ

: Statistics relating to ATO employee complaints. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Statistics relating to ATO employee complaints.
One report showing data on ATO employee complaints for financial years 2011/12 and 2012/13.
Note: Released in full.

ID: 61378

: The applicant requested documents regarding the Fair Work Australia report into the Health Services Union. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents regarding the Fair Work Australia report into the Health Services Union.
1 page email containing link to the publicly available report by Fair Work Australia into the Health Services Union.
Note: 1 documentNote: Email has been redacted under s 47F.

ID: 58142

: Documents related to employment actions. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents related to employment actions.
ATO procedures for determining whether an employee has breached the APS code of conduct (modified 19 Dec 2007).
Excerpt from ATO EL2 agreement 2008 re leadership (undated).
ATO practitioners guide to managing suspected misconduct in the Tax Office (modified 19 Oct 2010).
ATO procedures for review of employment actions (dated 30 Jul 2010).
ATO procedures for review of employment actions (dated 09 Oct 2006).
ATO employee handbook We are the Tax Office (NAT 14696).
ATO (Executive Level 2) Agreement 2006 dated 01 Jul 2006.
ATO document: Principles of natural justice fact sheet (modified 06 Jul 2005).
Extract from ATO (Executive Level 2) agency agreement 2009 – Part 2 Leadership (modified 17 Jul 2009).
ATO document: Tax Office work level standard for EL2s (modified 09 Jul 2009).
ATO document: Integrity in the Tax Office (incomplete, undated).
Note: 11 documents

ID: 53371

: Data behind figure 6.1.1 in Commissioners Annual Report 2009-10. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Data behind figure 6.1.1 in Commissioners Annual Report 2009-10.
Spreadsheets that measure the cost of collections of every $100 of cash as Commonwealth tax revenue, for years 2008-09 and 2009-10.
Note: 2 documents

ID: 53392

: All correspondence between the ATO and taxi representatives relating to the sharing economy and the application of... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: All correspondence between the ATO and taxi representatives relating to the sharing economy and the application of the GST to ridesharing or, ridesourcing and documents between the ATO and the taxi industry relating to the ATO’s guidance note about GST and ridesourcing.All documents between the ATO and the Ministers offices relating to the same.
Email and mail correspondence, newspaper article.
Note: 12 documents released in full, 44 documents released in part (173 pages)

ID: 1-6PB7PJ6

: Results of the latest staff engagement survey for the ATO. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Results of the latest staff engagement survey for the ATO.
Edited version of 'The Tax Office Employee Engagement Survey 2009' report by consultant.
Note: 85 pages of documentsNote: Documents provided to the applicant were redacted under s 47G to delete commercially sensitive information and s 47E to delete confidential staff comments.

ID: 55543

: Briefings, talking points and policy documents (draft or otherwise) related to proposed government measures to... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Briefings, talking points and policy documents (draft or otherwise) related to proposed government measures to address multi-national profit shifting since January 2015.Correspondence written to the ATO or the Minister in 2015 from any corporation in response to the government's announcement to address multi-national profit shifting.Briefings or other documents that outline the evidence around fears of kidnapping leading to the government's decision to wind back tax disclosure laws for about 700 different companies (as described in the SMH article of April 10, 2015).
2 Briefings and one set of notes on dot point 1 of the request.
Note: 3 documents released in part5 pages

ID: 1-761O75L

: The applicant requested documents detailing the amount of collectable debt written off for the financial year 2009... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents detailing the amount of collectable debt written off for the financial year 2009 to 2012.
Information provided to the applicant is reports with the write off figures for the years 2009 to 2012. The applicant has also been provided with the definition of a write off used by the ATO.
Note: 5 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 22 as they were not relevant to the request.

ID: 58788

: Copies of correspondence between ATO and Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Copies of correspondence between ATO and Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities in the last three years regarding the tax treatment of water infrastructure grants.
Correspondence, notes, agreements, guidelines, regarding various programs that provide funding for water use and infrastructure including discussion of tax treatment of grants under those programs.
Note: 89 documents

ID: 52819

: A document showing the total cost of the installation of squat toilets at the ATO Box Hill office. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: A document showing the total cost of the installation of squat toilets at the ATO Box Hill office.
Decision letter and document.
Note: 1-page document identified within the scope of the request. The document is released in part, with redactions applied under section 22 of the FOI Act.

ID: 1-BL3V1FB

: Documents relating to the Commissioner’s office (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the Commissioner’s office
mail correspondence, draft cost estimates, floor plans and other images.
Note: 36 documents released in full, 48 documents released in part (130 pages).

ID: 1-6ATCY0E

: Documents relating to the ATO's P3M3 self assessment and external consultants review report. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the ATO's P3M3 self assessment and external consultants review report.
Report outlining ATO's self assessment of its portfolio, program and project management capability and associated external consultant review.
Note: 6 documents

ID: 53223

: The applicant requested access to documents relating to the analysis and calculation of revenue from the Managed... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested access to documents relating to the analysis and calculation of revenue from the Managed Investment Trust Withholding Tax (MIT WHT).
Information provided to the applicant regarding MIT WHT.
Note: 10 documents, 103 pages.Note: The documents provided to the applicant were redacted under section 38 to remove protected information relating to third parties.

ID: 58478

: Documents relating to analysis or modelling of the cost of enforcing the low value importation threshold held... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to analysis or modelling of the cost of enforcing the low value importation threshold held between 1 January 2010 and 30 March 2011.
ATO minutes discussing the compliance cost impact associated with reducing the amount of the low value import threshold.
Note: 3 documents

ID: 53420

: Results of the latest staff engagement survey for the ATO. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Results of the latest staff engagement survey for the ATO.
Edited version of 'The Tax Office Employee Engagement Survey 2009' report by consultant.
Note: 85 pages of documentsNote: Documents provided to the applicant were redacted under s 47G to delete commercially sensitive information and s 47E to delete confidential staff comments.

ID: 55543

: "The powerpoint document- ATO operational plan-Ilicit Tobacco”The most recent word document Reports on the gap... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: "The powerpoint document- ATO operational plan-Ilicit Tobacco”The most recent word document Reports on the gap analysis and/or gap brief for tobacco.B) Communication between any tobacco company and the ATO about the taxation of illegally imported and/or black market tobacco; Between 1 January 2015 – current.”
Extracts of:
-ATO operational plan – llicit Tobacco
-6 Chapters
-Select Communication between any tobacco company and the ATO about the taxation of illegally imported and/or black market tobacco; Between 1 January 2015 – current.
Note: Documents released in part

ID: 1-7S66GUD

: Documents relating to analysis or modelling of the cost of enforcing the low value importation threshold held... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to analysis or modelling of the cost of enforcing the low value importation threshold held between 1 January 2010 and 30 March 2011.
ATO minutes discussing the compliance cost impact associated with reducing the amount of the low value import threshold.
Note: 3 documents

ID: 53420

: The applicant requested “whole file” from registration. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested “whole file” from registration.
Guidance for auditors in completing penalty and interest decision letters to taxpayers.
Note: 1 document, 4 pages.Note: Taxpayer specific information excluded from publication 11C(1)(b).

ID: 58680

: Documents contained in the file named on the Attorney-General's Department published list of files as: 11/17125 BLB... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents contained in the file named on the Attorney-General's Department published list of files as: 11/17125 BLB Law Reform Proposals - Secrecy Havens and Wickenby-Type Tax Evasion 2011-12.
Edited versions of working papers of the Project Wickenby cross-agency task force deliberations on possible law reform in connection with tax secrecy havens and Wickenby-type tax evasion.
Note: 12 pages of documentsNote:The documents were released in part.Applicant applied to Attorney-General's Department which transferred part of that request to ATO under FOI Act s 16.

ID: 56016

: Various documents relating to Project Wickenby including delegations and authorisations. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Various documents relating to Project Wickenby including delegations and authorisations.
Edited instruments of authorisations and delegation and authorisation guidelines.
Note: 18 documentsNote: Many documents have been heavily redacted to remove irrelevant information.

ID: 58570

: Documents related to employment actions. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents related to employment actions.
ATO procedures for determining whether an employee has breached the APS code of conduct (modified 19 Dec 2007).
Excerpt from ATO EL2 agreement 2008 re leadership (undated).
ATO practitioners guide to managing suspected misconduct in the Tax Office (modified 19 Oct 2010).
ATO procedures for review of employment actions (dated 30 Jul 2010).
ATO procedures for review of employment actions (dated 09 Oct 2006).
ATO employee handbook We are the Tax Office (NAT 14696).
ATO (Executive Level 2) Agreement 2006 dated 01 Jul 2006.
ATO document: Principles of natural justice fact sheet (modified 06 Jul 2005).
Extract from ATO (Executive Level 2) agency agreement 2009 – Part 2 Leadership (modified 17 Jul 2009).
ATO document: Tax Office work level standard for EL2s (modified 09 Jul 2009).
ATO document: Integrity in the Tax Office (incomplete, undated).
Note: 11 documents

ID: 53371

: Data behind figure 6.1.1 in Commissioners Annual Report 2009-10. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Data behind figure 6.1.1 in Commissioners Annual Report 2009-10.
Spreadsheets that measure the cost of collections of every $100 of cash as Commonwealth tax revenue, for years 2008-09 and 2009-10.
Note: 2 documents

ID: 53392

: Documents relating to job application. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to job application.
One document showing ATO Rating Scale for streamlined recruitment.
Note: 2 pages

ID: 62124

: Documents detailing the number and value of customs tobacco excise duty clearances for the period 01/12/2010 to... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents detailing the number and value of customs tobacco excise duty clearances for the period 01/12/2010 to 01/07/2014.
A document detailing the number and value of customs tobacco excise duty clearances for the period July 2013 to June 2014, and a document detailing clearance refund amounts for the 01/12/2010 to 01/07/2014 period.
Note: The ATO decided to release relevant documents in full. The first document was released on 05/09/2014 and access to a second document containing 2013-14 financial year data was deferred until after the publication of the Annual Report on the ATO website. A third document includes clearance refund amounts for the 01/12/2010 to 01/07/2014 period.

ID: 1-5QWI4PM

: A set of documents providing time series snapshots of factsheets, rulings, web pages, bulletins, alerts and guidance... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: A set of documents providing time series snapshots of factsheets, rulings, web pages, bulletins, alerts and guidance notes issued by the ATO or the Commissioner of Taxation during the period 01/01/2010 – 31/07/2013 in relation to the treatment under taxation legislation (including GST legislation) of Small-scale Technology Certificates and Renewable Energy Certificates issued under the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme in the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 (Cth).
Information provided to the applicant, being information previously provided to the public or information prepared to assist officers as guidance.
Note: The documents were released in full. No redactions were required.

ID: 1-7538NRZ

: The applicant requested documents relating to the system outage that affected the ATO in December 2016. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to the system outage that affected the ATO in December 2016.
Appropriately redacted internal emails relating to the server problems that resulted in the system outage.
Note: Documents provided to the applicant were redacted under sections 47E(d), 47F and 22.Access to other documents was deferred under section 21(1)(c) until an independent report is released.

ID: 1-ANQDDTU

: Regarding personal information about staff member. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Regarding personal information about staff member.
ATO document: Clause 101 Manager’s Tool Kit (printed 29 March 2010).
ATO document: Clause 101 Manager’s Tool Kit (printed 29 March 2010; not a duplicate).
Note: 2 documents

ID: 54133

: Statistics relating to ATO employee complaints. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Statistics relating to ATO employee complaints.
One report showing data on ATO employee complaints for financial years 2011/12 and 2012/13.
Note: Released in full.

ID: 61378

: Access to the Corporate Tax Transparency database which stores the data displayed... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Access to the Corporate Tax Transparency database which stores the data displayed onhttps://data.gov.au/dataset/corporate-transparencyExternal Linkfor all applicable data post 2014-15 Report of Entity Tax Information.Please supply the data in an appropriate machine readable format, for example, SQL or CSV.The data should include all tables and columns which make up the database.
Decision Letter
Note:

Links/Documents

ID: 1-BXPXF8U

: The applicant requested information in relation to the voluntary redundancy in the ATO in 2014 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested information in relation to the voluntary redundancy in the ATO in 2014
Compliance Group EOI VR Assessment Report
Note: A 4-page report – partially redacted under sections 22 and 47E(c) of the FOI Act.

ID: 1-68OUS3R

: The applicant requested that the ATO provide further records and/or transcripts which would help clarify in more... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested that the ATO provide further records and/or transcripts which would help clarify in more detail the matters discussed at the Large Business Liaison Group meeting held on 11 August 2014
Information provided to the applicant, being copies of four documents distributed to participants at the relevant meeting
Note: The documents were released in full. No redactions were required.

ID: 1-73IL0WH

: Documents relating to the applicant’s own tax affairs and a copy of CM PS 2011/01 as at May 2011 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the applicant’s own tax affairs and a copy of CM PS 2011/01 as at May 2011
CM PS 2011/01 as at May 2011
Note: 1 document

ID: 1-5BXSL2X

: Documents which describe the data provided to the external organisation(s) responsible for conducting the ballot(s)... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents which describe the data provided to the external organisation(s) responsible for conducting the ballot(s) for all Enterprise Agreements put to staff for a vote.
Decision issued and documents provided
Note: 11 pages of documents

ID: 1-BL3JRX5

: Documents regarding the ATO’s efforts to implement a platform-Independent version of the e-tax software. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents regarding the ATO’s efforts to implement a platform-Independent version of the e-tax software.
Documents relating to e-tax redevelopment project (2006-2007) and work done in planning future development of e-tax.
Note: 130 pages of documentsNote: Some commercially sensitive information redacted under s47G.

ID: 54578

: Briefing material and internal reports created on the subject of the GST threshold for low value imported goods... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Briefing material and internal reports created on the subject of the GST threshold for low value imported goods created since the election of the Abbott Government including material prepared for Minister Hockey for his meeting with State Treasurers on 27 November, 2013.
Various reports published in part. Various briefs and minutes published in part.
Note: 12 documents

ID: 1-59XVE6X

: Documents contained in the file named on the Attorney-General’s Department published list of files as: 11/17125... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents contained in the file named on the Attorney-General’s Department published list of files as: 11/17125 BLB Law Reform Proposals - Secrecy Havens and Wickenby-Type Tax Evasion 2011-12.
Edited versions of working papers of the Project Wickenby cross-agency task force deliberations on possible law reform in connection with tax secrecy havens and Wickenby-type tax evasion.
Note: 12 pages of documentsNote: The documents were released in part.Applicant applied to Attorney-General’s Department which transferred part of that request to ATO under FOI Act s 16.

ID: 56016

: EA Discussions (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: EA Discussions
Letter(decision) to Applicant
Note:

ID: 1-BT1TTQT

: Applicant requested “hot issues briefs” prepared by ATO for the last Senate Estimates round (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested “hot issues briefs” prepared by ATO for the last Senate Estimates round
Material prepared on the most important issues for Senate Estimates.
Note: 49 pagesNote: Documents edited under s11C(1)(a)- Personal information.

ID: 59632

: The applicant requested MOUs between the ATO and the AFP for the period 1 June1995 to 3 November 2011. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested MOUs between the ATO and the AFP for the period 1 June1995 to 3 November 2011.
Working guidelines dated December 1997 (and amendments).
Service Agreement dated November 2003.
Head MOU dated July 2010.
Note: 3 documentsNote: The documents were released to the applicant in full.

ID: 55961

: Documents relating to the interpretation of section 109J of the ITAA 1936 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the interpretation of section 109J of the ITAA 1936
Edited documents including submissions and email correspondence concerning the interpretation of section 109J
Note: 90 pagesDocuments have been redacted to remove personal and business information

ID: 1- 59ICJZY

: The applicant requested MOUs between the ATO and the AFP for the period 1 June1995 to 3 November 2011. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested MOUs between the ATO and the AFP for the period 1 June1995 to 3 November 2011.
Working guidelines dated December 1997 (and amendments).
Service Agreement dated November 2003.
Head MOU dated July 2010.
Note: 3 documentsNote:The documents were released to the applicant in full.

ID: 55961

: Documents showing ATO procedures for:Confirming the trustee of a fund, andthe cancellation of an ABN after... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents showing ATO procedures for:Confirming the trustee of a fund, andthe cancellation of an ABN after notification has been received
Extracts from ATO Proof of Identity and Proof of Record Ownership guidelines
Note: 19 pages edited to delete internal checks and material not relevant to the request

ID: 1-6A5L20V

: The applicant requested documents relating to an ATO Executive Committee held in February 2013 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to an ATO Executive Committee held in February 2013
Information provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted.
Note: One of the documents contains redactions under section 38 FOI Act.

ID: 60005

: Regarding personal information about staff member. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Regarding personal information about staff member.
ATO document: Clause 101 Manager's Tool Kit (printed 29 March 2010).
ATO document: Clause 101 Manager's Tool Kit (printed 29 March 2010; not a duplicate).
Note: 2 documents

ID: 54133

: Please provide documents containing the procedures followed by ATOFOI staff in processing payments received in... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Please provide documents containing the procedures followed by ATOFOI staff in processing payments received in relation to FOIrequests.
FMPI Managing relevant money - collecting and receiving
Note: 1x 3 page PDF document (1.1MB)Small redaction of commercially sensitive measurements.

ID: 1-7VQPS7C

: Copies of all versions of the publication ‘Employee Share Schemes- Answers to frequently asked questions by employees. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Copies of all versions of the publication ‘Employee Share Schemes- Answers to frequently asked questions by employees.
27 versions of the publication since 2002.
Note: Note: All versions located have been released in full. Some versions only have metadata changes.

ID: 60045

: Project Wickenby figures for 31 March, 30 April, 31 May, 30  June, 31 July, in relation to investigations,... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Project Wickenby figures for 31 March, 30 April, 31 May, 30  June, 31 July, in relation to investigations, prosecutions, money recouped and outstanding tax liabilities.Briefing note or summary document detailing reporting and media arrangements for Project Wickenby.
Edited documents in the format requested by the applicant.
Note: 8 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 22, s 38 and a 47E.

ID: 58790

: Statistics on cases where access refused in full for 2011 financial year.FOI (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Statistics on cases where access refused in full for 2011 financial year.FOI
Spreadsheet of available statistics for cases where accessed refused in full for 2011 financial year.FOI
Note:

ID: 57325

: The applicant requested documents detailing the amount of collectable debt written off for the financial year 2009... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents detailing the amount of collectable debt written off for the financial year 2009 to 2012.
Information provided to the applicant is reports with the write off figures for the years 2009 to 2012. The applicant has also been provided with the definition of a write off used by the ATO.
Note: 5 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 22 as they were not relevant to the request.

ID: 58788

: Documents relating to job application. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to job application.
One document showing ATO Rating Scale for streamlined recruitment.
Note: 2 pages

ID: 62124

: Documents related to employment actions. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents related to employment actions.
ATO procedures for determining whether an employee has breached the APS code of conduct (modified 19 Dec 2007).
Excerpt from ATO EL2 agreement 2008 re leadership (undated).
ATO practitioners guide to managing suspected misconduct in the Tax Office (modified 19 Oct 2010).
ATO procedures for review of employment actions (dated 30 Jul 2010).
ATO procedures for review of employment actions (dated 09 Oct 2006).
ATO employee handbook We are the Tax Office (NAT 14696).
ATO (Executive Level 2) Agreement 2006 dated 01 Jul 2006.
ATO document: Principles of natural justice fact sheet (modified 06 Jul 2005).
Extract from ATO (Executive Level 2) agency agreement 2009 – Part 2 Leadership (modified 17 Jul 2009).
ATO document: Tax Office work level standard for EL2s (modified 09 Jul 2009).
ATO document: Integrity in the Tax Office (incomplete, undated).
Note: 11 documents

ID: 53371

: Copies of correspondence between ATO and Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Copies of correspondence between ATO and Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities in the last three years regarding the tax treatment of water infrastructure grants.
Correspondence, notes, agreements, guidelines, regarding various programs that provide funding for water use and infrastructure including discussion of tax treatment of grants under those programs.
Note: 89 documents

ID: 52819

: Documents showing ATO procedures for:Confirming the trustee of a fund, andthe cancellation of an ABN after... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents showing ATO procedures for:Confirming the trustee of a fund, andthe cancellation of an ABN after notification has been received
Extracts from ATO Proof of Identity and Proof of Record Ownership guidelines
Note: 19 pages edited to delete internal checks and material not relevant to the request

ID: 1-6A5L20V

: The applicant requested documents regarding the Fair Work Australia report into the Health Services Union. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents regarding the Fair Work Australia report into the Health Services Union.
1 page email containing link to the publicly available report by Fair Work Australia into the Health Services Union.
Note: 1 documentNote: Email has been redacted under s 47F.

ID: 58142

: Documents in relation to an SNC paper on “promoted arrangements – medical practitioner”. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents in relation to an SNC paper on “promoted arrangements – medical practitioner”.
Documents on arrangements promoted to medical practitioners.
Note: 238 pages (including duplicates and redacted pages)

ID: 1-5M3RRTE

: Applicant sought information about the refurbishment project at the ATO in Newcastle (279 King Street) as per... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant sought information about the refurbishment project at the ATO in Newcastle (279 King Street) as per Austender Contract Notice/sCN2660372 and CN2660372-A
Information provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted
Note: Documents provided to the applicant were redacted under section 47File size 2.8MB (13 pages in total)

ID: 1-7D4L5Z2

: Request for information about named ATO officers (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Request for information about named ATO officers
1 page showing ATO officers’ APS levels at July 2011
Note: This information is also publicly available from the Public Service Gazette.

ID: 1-5UD7EW6

: The applicant requested access to documents relating to the analysis and calculation of revenue from the Managed... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested access to documents relating to the analysis and calculation of revenue from the Managed Investment Trust Withholding Tax (MIT WHT).
Information provided to the applicant regarding MIT WHT.
Note: 10 documents, 103 pages.Note: The documents provided to the applicant were redacted under section 38 to remove protected information relating to third parties.

ID: 58478

: ATO site leadership email of 26 February 2014 to Perth staff re "Personal Electrical Items" (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: ATO site leadership email of 26 February 2014 to Perth staff re "Personal Electrical Items"
Email reminder of WHS audit
Note: 2 pages

ID: 1-5BSGD16

: All documents prepared by Hoffmann Donohue as a result of Commonwealth Contract notice CN1 023691 for the... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: All documents prepared by Hoffmann Donohue as a result of Commonwealth Contract notice CN1 023691 for the 'Facilitation of a series of MRRT effectiveness workshops'.
All documents prepared as a result of Commonwealth Contract notice CN1 023691 for the 'Facilitation of a series of MRRT effectiveness workshops'.
Note:

ID: 60093

: Information about ATO car leasing arrangements and staff numbers. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Information about ATO car leasing arrangements and staff numbers.
Questions answered
Note: No documents were found. One document was created to answer the questions asked.

ID: 1-BRG5YBP

: Applicant requestedDocuments related to seminars provided to ATO staff that were subject of a 2013 Crikey article. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requestedDocuments related to seminars provided to ATO staff that were subject of a 2013 Crikey article.
Emails and position paper provided to Applicant. Mobile phone numbers redacted.
Note: Position paper is also available online via Google search of name.

ID: 1-ARZNDY3

: Documents relating to a former employee (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to a former employee
Practitioner’s guide to managing suspected misconduct in the ATO and Procedures for determining whether an employee has breached the Australian Public Service (APS) Code of Conduct.
Note: Two versions – current version (effective 1 July 2013) and previous version (effective 1 December 2007)

ID: 1-5BOICUY

: Monthly totals of refunds paid on excise duties for all tobacco products between Dec 2012 and May 2103 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Monthly totals of refunds paid on excise duties for all tobacco products between Dec 2012 and May 2103
A spreadsheet containing the data has been released in full
Note: A one page spreadsheet has been provided

ID: 1-7D6KH2C

: The applicant requested 'whole file' from registration. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested 'whole file' from registration.
Guidance for auditors in completing penalty and interest decision letters to taxpayers.
Note: 1 document, 4 pages.Note: Taxpayer specific information excluded from publication 11C(1)(b).

ID: 58680

: The applicant requested documents created in the last 12 months which address patronage and nepotism in the ATO... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents created in the last 12 months which address patronage and nepotism in the ATO recruitment process.
1 table, provided to the applicant
Note: Document created specifically in response to the application, no redactions applied.

ID: 1-8PX0KAF

: Applicant requestedAverage annual income figures (both assessable & taxable) for self-employed tilers for each of... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requestedAverage annual income figures (both assessable & taxable) for self-employed tilers for each of the financial years 2001-2011
Information retrieved from database.
Note: 2 pages of documents have been provided

ID: 1-9MQD5BQ

: The applicant requested that the ATO provide further records and/or transcripts which would help clarify in more... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested that the ATO provide further records and/or transcripts which would help clarify in more detail the matters discussed at the Large Business Liaison Group meeting held on 11 August 2014
Information provided to the applicant, being copies of four documents distributed to participants at the relevant meeting
Note: The documents were released in full. No redactions were required.

ID: 1-73IL0WH

: The applicant requested a copy of: Senate Procedural Orders of continuing effect No.10: ATO Listing: 11/937 Serious... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested a copy of: Senate Procedural Orders of continuing effect No.10: ATO Listing: 11/937 Serious Non Compliance- Criminal Assets Confiscation Task Force - Key Documents.
12 documents (211 folios) provided to the applicant with appropriate redactions.
Note: 12 documentsNote: Documents redacted under s 47F and s 37.

ID: 56952

: Applicant is requesting information about an ATO recruitment process (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant is requesting information about an ATO recruitment process
Emails explaining how the government’s recruitment process would impact on ATO recruitment
Note: One document has been edited to remove the author’s personal information.

ID: 1-5CT67WX

: Specific large business documents including high level analysis of corporate tax avoidance and advance pricing... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Specific large business documents including high level analysis of corporate tax avoidance and advance pricing agreements
31 documents found to be within the scope of the request.
Note: 31 documents (199 pages).Documents have been redacted pursuant to sections 38 (section 355-25 of Schedule 1 TAA 1953), 47F and 22 of the FOI Act.

ID: 1-67KRROB

: Summary statistics and corresponding emails that the ATO provided to the IGT for the purpose of the IGT’s 2014... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Summary statistics and corresponding emails that the ATO provided to the IGT for the purpose of the IGT’s 2014 review of the ATO’s administration of penalties.
Statistics and emails sent to the IGT were provided to the applicant. Irrelevant material and protected information have been removed.
Note: 29 documents92 pages

ID: 1-7N10Z46

: Document showing numbers of wind ups, creditor’s petitions, bankruptcies, liquidations and personal insolvency... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Document showing numbers of wind ups, creditor’s petitions, bankruptcies, liquidations and personal insolvency agreements between 1/7/2011 and 30/6/2014.
Documents with figures relating to company wind ups and creditor petitions initiated by the ATO.
Note: One-page document

ID: 1-5UOUNO1

: Documents regarding Mineral Resource Rent Tax, amount of forecast revenue for 2012-13. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents regarding Mineral Resource Rent Tax, amount of forecast revenue for 2012-13.
Edited documents and emails.
Note: 4 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 22.

ID: 59400

: Data behind figure 6.1.1 in Commissioners Annual Report 2009-10. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Data behind figure 6.1.1 in Commissioners Annual Report 2009-10.
Spreadsheets that measure the cost of collections of every $100 of cash as Commonwealth tax revenue, for years 2008-09 and 2009-10.
Note: 2 documents

ID: 53392

: The applicant requested access to MOUs between the ATO and AUSTRAC and the ATO and CDPP. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested access to MOUs between the ATO and AUSTRAC and the ATO and CDPP.
MOU between the ATO and AUSTRAC dated December 2003.
MOU between the ATO and AUSTRAC dated August 2009 (including an amended schedule dated April 2010).
MOU between the ATO, AUSTRAC, ACC, ACS, AFP, ASIC, Centrelink and DIAC dated September 2007.
MOU between the ATO, AUSTRAC, ACC, ACCC, AFP, AGD, APRA, ASIC, CDPP, ACS, DEEWR and DIAC dated August 2009.
Liaison Guidelines between the ATO and DPP dated June 1991.
MOU between the ATO and CDPP dated May 2006.
Note: 7 documentsNote: The documents were released to the applicant in full.

ID: 56107

: Statistics relating to ATO employee complaints. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Statistics relating to ATO employee complaints.
One report showing data on ATO employee complaints for financial years 2011/12 and 2012/13.
Note: Released in full.

ID: 61378

: Applicant has requested documents analysing MRRT instalments (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant has requested documents analysing MRRT instalments
ATO emails
Note: 4 pagesNote: (i) The documents provided to the applicant were redacted under section 38 to remove protected information relating to third parties.(ii) A table in one of the emails contains incorrect figures. The correct figures are provided as an addendum to the documents released under FOI and are available on our website.

ID: 59991

: Various documents relating to Project Wickenby including delegations and authorisations. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Various documents relating to Project Wickenby including delegations and authorisations.
Edited instruments of authorisations and delegation and authorisation guidelines.
Note: 18 documentsNote: Many documents have been heavily redacted to remove irrelevant information.

ID: 58570

: Documents relating to the ATO Executive meeting in January 2013. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the ATO Executive meeting in January 2013.
25 documents released in full and 8 in part.
Note: 8 documents with relevant redactions.

ID: 60005

: The applicant requested documents relating to the ATO’s guidance note about the sharing economy and any... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to the ATO’s guidance note about the sharing economy and any consultation the ATO undertook with industry bodies or representatives relating to this.
Email correspondence
Note: 3 documents released in part6 pages

ID: 1-73TUNQG

: The applicant requested information relating to the proposed restructure of the Large Business and International... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested information relating to the proposed restructure of the Large Business and International business line.
Information provided includes emails, reports and extracts from executive minutes. Staff names and business affairs relating to a consultant have been deleted from these documents.
Note: There are approximately 400 relevant pages.

ID: 58785

: The applicant requested "whole file" from registration. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested "whole file" from registration.
Guidance for auditors in completing penalty and interest decision letters to taxpayers.
Note: 1 document, 4 pages.Note: Taxpayer specific information excluded from publication 11C(1)(b).

ID: 58680

: Applicant sought information about the refurbishment project at the ATO in Newcastle (279 King Street) as per... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant sought information about the refurbishment project at the ATO in Newcastle (279 King Street) as per Austender Contract Notice/sCN2660372 and CN2660372-A
Information provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted
Note: Documents provided to the applicant were redacted under section 47File size 2.8MB (13 pages in total)

ID: 1-7D4L5Z2

: Specific documents in relation to the ATO’s Music Industry Royalty Payments Data Matching Program. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Specific documents in relation to the ATO’s Music Industry Royalty Payments Data Matching Program.
Two Documents found to be within the scope of the request
Note: 2 documents (18 Pages)Documents have been redacted to sections 38 (section 355-25 of Schedule 1 TAA 1953) and 22 of the FOI Act.

ID: 1-6S8XEMA

: Request for Minister’s authority for ATO officers to make payments under the CDDA Scheme. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Request for Minister’s authority for ATO officers to make payments under the CDDA Scheme.
Authorisation under the Scheme for Compensation for Detriment caused by Defective Administration (The CDDA Scheme).
Note: 1 documentNote: Document was provided to applicant with partial redactions under s 22.

ID: 59422

: Senior briefings regarding tax agent portal breach. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Senior briefings regarding tax agent portal breach.
Briefing documents regarding the tax agent identify theft.
Note: 13 documents with relevant redactions.

ID: 60089

: Documents pertaining to a recruitment selection process conducted by the ATO in either 2010 or 2011 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents pertaining to a recruitment selection process conducted by the ATO in either 2010 or 2011
Information provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted
Note: 53 pages

ID: 1-6RE8RWO

: Details of certain lighting incidents, ATO action and recommendations at certain ATO sites between 1 January 2013... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Details of certain lighting incidents, ATO action and recommendations at certain ATO sites between 1 January 2013 and 30 June 2014.
Documents detailing certain lighting incidents logged to the Facilities area of the ATO for Brisbane, Melbourne, Chermside and Parramatta for the period 1 January 2013 to 30 June 2014. Extra redactions made for disclosure log.
Note: The ATO has decided to release 42 documents in full. Of those documents 32 related to the applicant.

ID: 1-5MLZS3S

: Documents relating to the ATO Executive meeting in January 2013. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the ATO Executive meeting in January 2013.
25 documents released in full and 8 in part.
Note: 8 documents with relevant redactions.

ID: 60005

: Applicant requested all documents containing modelling/assessment of the expected taxation revenue to be collected... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested all documents containing modelling/assessment of the expected taxation revenue to be collected and the cost of that collection to the ATO as a result of the issuance of the ATO’s guidance notes about GST and the ridesharing economy.
4 documents identified within the scope of the request. 3 documents are emails between senior ATO staff regarding ridesharing, with one document containing questions/responses to ridesharing and GST for October 2015 Senate Estimates.
Note: Exempt material is senior staff mobile numbers under s47E(d) of the FOI Act and content irrelevant to the request under s22 FOI Act. Documents already provided to applicant through FOI have been deemed out of scope.

ID: 1-950RF43

: Specific documents in relation to the ATO’s Music Industry Royalty Payments Data Matching Program. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Specific documents in relation to the ATO’s Music Industry Royalty Payments Data Matching Program.
Two Documents found to be within the scope of the request
Note: 2 documents (18 Pages)Documents have been redacted to sections 38 (section 355-25 of Schedule 1 TAA 1953) and 22 of the FOI Act.

ID: 1-6S8XEMA

: Documents contained in the file named on the Attorney-General’s Department published list of files as: 11/17125... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents contained in the file named on the Attorney-General’s Department published list of files as: 11/17125 BLB Law Reform Proposals - Secrecy Havens and Wickenby-Type Tax Evasion 2011-12.
Edited versions of working papers of the Project Wickenby cross-agency task force deliberations on possible law reform in connection with tax secrecy havens and Wickenby-type tax evasion.
Note: 12 pages of documentsNote: The documents were released in part.Applicant applied to Attorney-General’s Department which transferred part of that request to ATO under FOI Act s 16.

ID: 56016

: 1/ 2012 and 2013 State of the Service Employee Census-Agency Benchmark Report. 2/ 2013 APS Employee Census-Agency... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: 1/ 2012 and 2013 State of the Service Employee Census-Agency Benchmark Report. 2/ 2013 APS Employee Census-Agency Benchmark Report:Large Business and International and whole of ATO 3/ Any further reports on staff morale produced between January – May 2014.
Four reports provided to the applicant, released in full
Note: Four documents, for release in full, to the disclosure log.

ID: 1-5J14JAO

: The applicant requested access to MOUs between the ATO and AUSTRAC and the ATO and CDPP. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested access to MOUs between the ATO and AUSTRAC and the ATO and CDPP.
MOU between the ATO and AUSTRAC dated December 2003.
MOU between the ATO and AUSTRAC dated August 2009 (including an amended schedule dated April 2010).
MOU between the ATO, AUSTRAC, ACC, ACS, AFP, ASIC, Centrelink and DIAC dated September 2007.
MOU between the ATO, AUSTRAC, ACC, ACCC, AFP, AGD, APRA, ASIC, CDPP, ACS, DEEWR and DIAC dated August 2009.
Liaison Guidelines between the ATO and DPP dated June 1991.
MOU between the ATO and CDPP dated May 2006.
Note: 7 documentsNote: The documents were released to the applicant in full.

ID: 56107

: Documents that show what sanctions were imposed (if any) under the Public Service Act for all employees who were... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents that show what sanctions were imposed (if any) under the Public Service Act for all employees who were directly involved with the Cranston affair.
Decision letter
Note:

ID: 1-C9LCG31

: Documents related to employment actions. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents related to employment actions.
ATO procedures for determining whether an employee has breached the APS code of conduct (modified 19 Dec 2007).
Excerpt from ATO EL2 agreement 2008 re leadership (undated).
ATO practitioners guide to managing suspected misconduct in the Tax Office (modified 19 Oct 2010).
ATO procedures for review of employment actions (dated 30 Jul 2010).
ATO procedures for review of employment actions (dated 09 Oct 2006).
ATO employee handbook We are the Tax Office (NAT 14696).
ATO (Executive Level 2) Agreement 2006 dated 01 Jul 2006.
ATO document: Principles of natural justice fact sheet (modified 06 Jul 2005).
Extract from ATO (Executive Level 2) agency agreement 2009 - Part 2 Leadership (modified 17 Jul 2009).
ATO document: Tax Office work level standard for EL2s (modified 09 Jul 2009).
ATO document: Integrity in the Tax Office (incomplete, undated).
Note: 11 documents

ID: 53371

: This request is number 8 of 15 related requests.The applicant sought access to ATO communications with the... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: This request is number 8 of 15 related requests.The applicant sought access to ATO communications with the Australian Government Solicitor (AGS) regarding intervention by the Commonwealth or its agencies in the Bell Group litigation in the High Court of Australia.
60 documents (totalling 208 pages) were identified within the scope of the request and were provided to the applicant with appropriate redactions.
Note: Information within the documents is redacted (in part) pursuant to the following provisions of the FOI Act:Section 42;Section 47E; andSection 47F.

ID: 1-AHLPNW9

: The ATO's register of external scrutineer recommendations, including the length of time taken to implement each... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The ATO's register of external scrutineer recommendations, including the length of time taken to implement each recommendation
One table, provided to the applicant.
Note: Table released in full.

ID: 1-8305V8R

: The applicant requested access to documents relating to the analysis and calculation of revenue from the Managed... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested access to documents relating to the analysis and calculation of revenue from the Managed Investment Trust Withholding Tax (MIT WHT).
Information provided to the applicant regarding MIT WHT.
Note: 10 documents, 103 pages.Note: The documents provided to the applicant were redacted under section 38 to remove protected information relating to third parties.

ID: 58478

: Documents detailing the number and value of customs tobacco excise duty clearances for the period 01/12/2010 to... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents detailing the number and value of customs tobacco excise duty clearances for the period 01/12/2010 to 01/07/2014.
A document detailing the number and value of customs tobacco excise duty clearances for the period July 2010 to June 2013.
Note: The ATO has decided to release two documents in full. Access to the second document containing 2013-14 financial year data has been deferred until after the publication of the Annual Report on the ATO website.

ID: 1-5QWI4PM

: Request for Minister's authority for ATO officers to make payments under the CDDA Scheme. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Request for Minister's authority for ATO officers to make payments under the CDDA Scheme.
Authorisation under the Scheme for Compensation for Detriment caused by Defective Administration (The CDDA Scheme).
Note: 1 documentNote: Document was provided to applicant with partial redactions under s 22.

ID: 59422

: Income tax return lodgments for e-tax and mytax 2013 to 2015 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Income tax return lodgments for e-tax and mytax 2013 to 2015
Table showing income tax returns lodgments for e-tax (2013 and 2014) and mytax (2014) as at 4/2/2015
Note: One Page table. No details for 2015 available.

ID: 1-6C8WARC

: Documents which summarise misconduct by ATO staff for the 2014-15 financial year. In particular, unauthorised access... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents which summarise misconduct by ATO staff for the 2014-15 financial year. In particular, unauthorised access to taxpayer records and misuse of Commonwealth resources, and more broadly regarding the spectrum of offences committed, and what the resulting consequences were for staff generally, in addition to the types of offences, and the number of occurrences of each offence.
Information provided to the applicant in full.
Note: The data is held electronically and was provided to the applicant in written form in accordance with s17 of the FOI Act. File size 8 KB.

ID: 1-7UQCLQ1

: Documents regarding the immediate $20,000 deductibility small business budget measure (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents regarding the immediate $20,000 deductibility small business budget measure
Email correspondence
Note: 7 documents released in part (17 pages)

ID: 1-6QEX0T4

: Reports and analysis from Jan 2014 about the timeliness of the processing of personal income tax returns and payment... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Reports and analysis from Jan 2014 about the timeliness of the processing of personal income tax returns and payment of refunds.
Extracts from monthly summary reports have been provided
Note: 15 documents provided, 48 pages. Some material has been deleted as not relevant to the request.

ID: 1-7NDCF3W

: Summary statistics and corresponding emails that the ATO provided to the IGT for the purpose of the IGT’s 2014... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Summary statistics and corresponding emails that the ATO provided to the IGT for the purpose of the IGT’s 2014 review of the ATO’s administration of penalties.
Statistics and emails sent to the IGT were provided to the applicant. Irrelevant material and protected information have been removed.
Note: 29 documents92 pages

ID: 1-7N10Z46

: Documents regarding the ATO’s efforts to implement a platform-Independent version of the e-tax software. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents regarding the ATO’s efforts to implement a platform-Independent version of the e-tax software.
Documents relating to e-tax redevelopment project (2006-2007) and work done in planning future development of e-tax.
Note: 130 pages of documentsNote: Some commercially sensitive information redacted under s47G.

ID: 54578

: The applicant requested a copy of: Senate Procedural Orders of continuing effect No.10: ATO Listing: 11/937 Serious... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested a copy of: Senate Procedural Orders of continuing effect No.10: ATO Listing: 11/937 Serious Non Compliance- Criminal Assets Confiscation Task Force - Key Documents.
12 documents (211 folios) provided to the applicant with appropriate redactions.
Note: 12 documentsNote: Documents redacted under s 47F and s 37.

ID: 56952

: Senior briefings regarding tax agent portal breach. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Senior briefings regarding tax agent portal breach.
Briefing documents regarding the tax agent identify theft.
Note: 13 documents with relevant redactions.

ID: 60089

: Documents regarding the ATO’s efforts to implement a platform-Independent version of the e-tax software. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents regarding the ATO’s efforts to implement a platform-Independent version of the e-tax software.
Documents relating to e-tax redevelopment project (2006-2007) and work done in planning future development of e-tax.
Note: 130 pages of documentsNote: Some commercially sensitive information redacted under s47G.

ID: 54578

: Documents containing IT security advice relied on in the earlier FOI decision regarding SQL queries. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents containing IT security advice relied on in the earlier FOI decision regarding SQL queries.
Information requested was provided to the applicant. Irrelevant material has been redacted.
Note: 2 documents2 pages

ID: 1-7REW0UI

: Documents relating to job application. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to job application.
One document showing ATO Rating Scale for streamlined recruitment.
Note: 2 pages

ID: 62124

: Documents relating to changes to the DVS status of Medicare cards. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to changes to the DVS status of Medicare cards.
Information provided to the applicant appropriately redacted.
Note: Documents provided to the applicant were redacted under sections 22, 47E and 47F of the FOI Act.

ID: 1-BZM4S1A

: Documents in relation to an SNC paper on “promoted arrangements – medical practitioner”. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents in relation to an SNC paper on “promoted arrangements – medical practitioner”.
Documents on arrangements promoted to medical practitioners.
Note: 238 pages (including duplicates and redacted pages)

ID: 1-5M3RRTE

: Correspondence between ATO and Uber regarding the ATO position on ride-sourcing and GST (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Correspondence between ATO and Uber regarding the ATO position on ride-sourcing and GST
Letters and email correspondence
Note: 16 documents released in full, 45 documents released in part, 137 pages

ID: 1-713IQ47

: Documents relating to the commissioner's incoming brief. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the commissioner's incoming brief.
Initial briefing for the Commissioner and supporting documents.
Note: 4 documentsNote:Documents have been edited to remove information under s 47F.

ID: 59948

: ATO site leadership email of 26 February 2014 to Perth staff re "Personal Electrical Items" (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: ATO site leadership email of 26 February 2014 to Perth staff re "Personal Electrical Items"
Email reminder of WHS audit
Note: 2 pages

ID: 1-5BSGD16

: Results of the latest staff engagement survey for the ATO. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Results of the latest staff engagement survey for the ATO.
Edited version of 'The Tax Office Employee Engagement Survey 2009' report by consultant.
Note: 85 pages of documentsNote:Documents provided to the applicant were redacted under s 47G to delete commercially sensitive information and s 47E to delete confidential staff comments.

ID: 55543

: Any documents requesting that the Attorney General to allow the ATO access to Metadata information for the past... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Any documents requesting that the Attorney General to allow the ATO access to Metadata information for the past three years.Any briefings or internal documents in relation to the intended use to Metadata Information within the ATO.Any documents training departmental staff on procedures and guidelines when requesting metadata information.The numbers of requests that have been made by the ATO to telecommunications agency's on behalf of the ATO.Any customer information briefings or documents that are provided to customers in relation to questions regarding Metadata.Type of requests and the reason for the requests that have been made by the ATO to telecommunications agency's on behalf of the ATO.Any further documents that will provide further information in relation to the ATO accessing metadata information.
Information provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted
Note: Documents provided to the applicant were redacted under sections 47C and 47E.10 pages in total

ID: 1-9XCJFCY

: Access to the number of people under 18 with a tax file number, the tax collected in the last 2 financial years from... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Access to the number of people under 18 with a tax file number, the tax collected in the last 2 financial years from people under 18 and research into under 18 cash payments.
Information provided includes the number of people under 18 with a tax file number and statistics on the tax collected from people under 18 for the 2013/14 financial year.
Note: 1 document provided to the applicant, comprising 1 page.No research exists in relation to under 18 cash payments.

ID: 1-7S66H10

: All submissions, advice or communication between the Australia Taxation Office or any officer of that Office and the... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: All submissions, advice or communication between the Australia Taxation Office or any officer of that Office and the Treasurer, the Finance Minister or the Department of Treasury and Finance in relation to dividend washing, the applicability of section 177EA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, TD2014/10 or the bill which became the Tax & Superannuation Laws Amendment [2014 Measures No. 2] Act 2014
Information provided includes emails, summaries of consultation submissions, executive minutes and draft discussion papers.
Note: 23 documents provided to the applicant, comprising 158 pages.

ID: 1-782XZRK

: The applicant requested a copy of: Senate Procedural Orders of continuing effect No.10: ATO Listing: 11/937 Serious... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested a copy of: Senate Procedural Orders of continuing effect No.10: ATO Listing: 11/937 Serious Non Compliance- Criminal Assets Confiscation Task Force - Key Documents.
12 documents (211 folios) provided to the applicant with appropriate redactions.
Note: 12 documentsNote: Documents redacted under s 47F and s 37.

ID: 56952

: Statistics in relation to dismissals or demotions as a result of bullying or harassment. Statistics relating to... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Statistics in relation to dismissals or demotions as a result of bullying or harassment. Statistics relating to allegations of bullying or harassment.
A table showing dismissals or reduction in classification as a result of bullying/harassment or sexual harassment. Tables showing allegations recorded for bullying or harassment.
Note: 3 documents

ID: 1-5C5IJFV

: The applicant requested documents relating to the use of social media by ATO staff in an official, professional and... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents relating to the use of social media by ATO staff in an official, professional and personal capacity.
Information provided to the applicant, released in full.
Note: 5 documents comprising 43 pages.

ID: 59039

: The applicant requested documents regarding the Fair Work Australia report into the Health Services Union. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents regarding the Fair Work Australia report into the Health Services Union.
1 page email containing link to the publicly available report by Fair Work Australia into the Health Services Union.
Note: 1 documentNote: Email has been redacted under s 47F.

ID: 58142

: Details of certain lighting incidents, ATO action and recommendations at certain ATO sites between 1 January 2013... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Details of certain lighting incidents, ATO action and recommendations at certain ATO sites between 1 January 2013 and 30 June 2014.
Documents detailing certain lighting incidents logged to the Facilities area of the ATO for Brisbane, Melbourne, Chermside and Parramatta for the period 1 January 2013 to 30 June 2014. Extra redactions made for disclosure log.
Note: The ATO has decided to release 42 documents in full. Of those documents 32 related to the applicant.

ID: 1-5MLZS3S

: Average annual income figures (both assessable & taxable) for self-employed tilers for each of the financial years... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Average annual income figures (both assessable & taxable) for self-employed tilers for each of the financial years 2010 to 2016.
Average income of sole traders with ANZSIC code 32430 for financial years ending 2010 to 2013.
Note: 1 page PDF document

ID: 1-8O5WXBC

: Annual data about property purchases in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane (separately) between 01/01/2008-31/08/2017 in... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Annual data about property purchases in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane (separately) between 01/01/2008-31/08/2017 in term of number of purchases and total value, broken down by types of property (e.g. house, unit, vacant land), further broken down by buyers’ residency status (Australian citizen + permanent residents/temporary residents + non-resident buyers), further broken down by investment status (owner occupied, investment property)
Decision letter
Note: The request is refused under section 24A of the FOI Act as documents do not exist.

ID: 1-CMDWJEU

: Documents regarding Mineral Resource Rent Tax, amount of forecast revenue for 2012/13. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents regarding Mineral Resource Rent Tax, amount of forecast revenue for 2012/13.
Edited documents and emails.
Note: 4 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 22.

ID: 59400

: Reports and analysis from Jan 2014 about the timeliness of the processing of personal income tax returns and payment... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Reports and analysis from Jan 2014 about the timeliness of the processing of personal income tax returns and payment of refunds.
Extracts from monthly summary reports have been provided
Note: 15 documents provided, 48 pages. Some material has been deleted as not relevant to the request.

ID: 1-7NDCF3W

: Internal protocol for time allowed for audit (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Internal protocol for time allowed for audit
MEI – End to End process for IT Audit Specific.
Note: 1 document provided with minimal redactions under section 37(2)(b)

ID: 1-BJ2ACP8

: The applicant requested statistical information about the IT jobs advertised by the ATO and the number of applicants... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested statistical information about the IT jobs advertised by the ATO and the number of applicants for those jobs.
One 10 page document provided to the applicant.
Note: 1 document.

ID: 1-68SAJB0

: Request for personal documents and copies of policies and guidelines which establish the governance and procedures... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Request for personal documents and copies of policies and guidelines which establish the governance and procedures for the applicant’s audit.
Small Business/Individual Taxpayers Case Context Document: Work-related expenses and gifts or donations.
Note: Information provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted.

ID: 1-6AZ92H1

: The applicant requested access to MOUs between the ATO and AUSTRAC and the ATO and CDPP. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested access to MOUs between the ATO and AUSTRAC and the ATO and CDPP.
MOU between the ATO and AUSTRAC dated December 2003.
MOU between the ATO and AUSTRAC dated August 2009 (including an amended schedule dated April 2010).
MOU between the ATO, AUSTRAC, ACC, ACS, AFP, ASIC, Centrelink and DIAC dated September 2007.
MOU between the ATO, AUSTRAC, ACC, ACCC, AFP, AGD, APRA, ASIC, CDPP, ACS, DEEWR and DIAC dated August 2009.
Liaison Guidelines between the ATO and DPP dated June 1991.
MOU between the ATO and CDPP dated May 2006.
Note: 7 documentsNote: The documents were released to the applicant in full.

ID: 56107

: The Applicant requested the Manual of Delegations and Authorisations. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The Applicant requested the Manual of Delegations and Authorisations.
The Manual of Delegations and Authorisations was released in full.
Note: The 60 page out-of-date Manual was released in full to the Applicant.

ID: 1-5EOKOLR

: Summary reports detailing outcomes of data-matching programmes run by the ATO since 1 July 2007. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Summary reports detailing outcomes of data-matching programmes run by the ATO since 1 July 2007.
Various summary reports outlining differing data matching programmes.
Note: 11 documents

ID: 53427

: The applicant requested documents in relation to investigations undertaken as part of the ATO’s Motor Vehicle... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents in relation to investigations undertaken as part of the ATO’s Motor Vehicle Registries data matching program.
Statistics for the use of the Motor Vehicle registries data matching program in relation to Luxury Car Tax for 2013.
Note: 1 document consisting of 2 pages. The document has been redacted as per section 22 of the FOI Act.

ID: 1-778WMLS

: Senior briefings regarding tax agent portal breach. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Senior briefings regarding tax agent portal breach.
Briefing documents regarding the tax agent identify theft.
Note: 13 documents with relevant redactions.

ID: 60089

: The floor seating plan and employee workpoint details as at 25 June 2013 for ATO premises on floor 4, 180 Elizabeth... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The floor seating plan and employee workpoint details as at 25 June 2013 for ATO premises on floor 4, 180 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane.
The floor seating plan for ATO premises situated on floor 4, 180 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane as at June 2013, and a Directory Report containing workpoint details dated 26 June 2013.
Note: The documents are comprised of 26 pages, released in full. The accuracy of the information contained in the documents is dependent on employees at the time ensuring their Directory details were up to date for the allocation of the workpoints to be accurate. The information recorded under the ‘User ID’ heading are not User IDs, which were not recorded by the developer of the accommodation system as it was not accredited to manage sensitive data at that time.

ID: 1-659088B

: Applicant requested documents relating to his employment with the ATO. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Applicant requested documents relating to his employment with the ATO.
General documents to guide decision making process on staff matters.
Note: 25 pages of documents

ID: 54174

: Information about the group of successful applicants for the ATO’s 2016 Tuition Assistance Program and Vocational... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Information about the group of successful applicants for the ATO’s 2016 Tuition Assistance Program and Vocational Education Program
Aggregate data about the successful 2016 applicants’ APS levels, business lines, and the total amount awarded.
Note: One, single page document, released in full

ID: 1-7K8RP5S

: Documents pertaining to a recruitment selection process conducted by the ATO in either 2010 or 2011 (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents pertaining to a recruitment selection process conducted by the ATO in either 2010 or 2011
Information provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted
Note: 53 pages

ID: 1-6RE8RWO

: All documents related to payments made by the ATO to the Australian Services Union in respect of travel expenses... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: All documents related to payments made by the ATO to the Australian Services Union in respect of travel expenses incurred by ASU officials not employed by the ATO at the time the expense was incurred, for the purpose of enterprise bargaining or related activities such as consulting with employees leading up to and during voting periods for the 2017 ATO Enterprise Agreement.
Decision letter.
Note: The request is refused under section 24A of the FOI Act as documents do not exist.

ID: 1-CMGN5ZY

: Copies of actual minutes, detailing what advice & discussions took place, including any notes, documents or other... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Copies of actual minutes, detailing what advice & discussions took place, including any notes, documents or other records in relation to GST Advisory Group Meetings held in 2016.
GST Advisory Group Meeting Agendas and Minutes for 2016, appropriately redacted.
Note: 5 documents,13 pages,partially redacted under s 47C exemption

ID: 1-8PWAKVW

: The applicant requested information relating to the proposed restructure of the Large Business and International... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested information relating to the proposed restructure of the Large Business and International business line.
Information provided includes emails, reports and extracts from executive minutes. Staff names and business affairs relating to a consultant have been deleted from these documents.
Note: There are approximately 400 relevant pages.

ID: 58785

: Guidelines for bribery or ‘facilitation payments’ (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Guidelines for bribery or ‘facilitation payments’
Extract from our website (which includes a link to the OECD Bribery Awareness Handbook for Tax Examiners) and a briefing note from 2012.
Note: 26 pages released in full

ID: 1-6HKT8VG

: Parts of the contract between ATO and Serco in relation to Business Process Outsourcing that specify the employment... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Parts of the contract between ATO and Serco in relation to Business Process Outsourcing that specify the employment conditions of Serco personnel performing services under the contract.
Information provided to the applicant with irrelevant material redacted.
Note: Information irrelevant to the request excluded.

ID: 1-BWVBKPU

: This request is number 15 of 15 related requests.The applicant sought access to ATO communications with the State... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: This request is number 15 of 15 related requests.The applicant sought access to ATO communications with the State Solicitor’s Office of Western Australia regarding intervention by the Commonwealth or its agencies in the Bell Group litigation in the High Court of Australia.
6 documents (totalling 17 pages) were identified within the scope of the request and were provided to the applicant with appropriate redactions.
Note: Information within the documents is redacted (in part) pursuant to the following provisions of the FOI Act:Section 47B; andSection 47E.

ID: 1-AHLPNPV

: The precise monies paid to each of the ATO’s SES officers in the following financial years - FY2013/14, FY2014/15... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The precise monies paid to each of the ATO’s SES officers in the following financial years - FY2013/14, FY2014/15 and FY2015/16.
Decision in relation to request
Note:

ID: 1-BJZ4GDF

: All material related to the proposal for ATO staff to work an additional 45 minutes each week, finishing at 5pm... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: All material related to the proposal for ATO staff to work an additional 45 minutes each week, finishing at 5pm rather than 4.51pm each day, which was later abandoned as part of enterprise agreement negotiations.
Information provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted.
Note: 107 redacted pages, including some contextual information.

ID: 1-ANR3INP

: Documents relating to job application. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to job application.
One document showing ATO Rating Scale for streamlined recruitment.
Note: 2 pages

ID: 62124

: The number of complaints received by the ATO during tax time (July 1 - October 31) in 2016, broken down by type of... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The number of complaints received by the ATO during tax time (July 1 - October 31) in 2016, broken down by type of complaint.
1 document identified within the scope of the request, released in full.
Note: Q1 2016/17 complaints figures will be incorporated into a table in the ATO Annual Report for the full year.

ID: 1-BLE7H8T

: The applicant has requested documents relating to ATO policy, protocol and procedure relating to Proof of Identity,... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant has requested documents relating to ATO policy, protocol and procedure relating to Proof of Identity, Changes to Accounts, signing and lodgement of BAS and signing and lodgement of Personal Taxation Returns for the years 2005 onwards
17 ATO policy, procedure or guidelines regarding certain topics documents
Note: No redactions to the policy, procedure or guideline material

ID: 1-AA84MTY

: The applicant requested documents sent to the ATO from ORIMA Research which detail, for the most recent Enterprise... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents sent to the ATO from ORIMA Research which detail, for the most recent Enterprise Agreement vote –The voting outcome, andAny aggregate statistics, or breakdowns of the votes by various characteristics of the eligible voters.
1 document (totalling 28 pages) was identified within the scope of the request and was provided to the applicant with appropriate redactions.
Note: Information within the document is redacted (in part) pursuant to paragraph 47(1)(a).

ID: 1-AL48X45

: The applicant requested a copy of the Yammer “ATO Digital Transition” post made by an ATO officer on 17 April... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested a copy of the Yammer “ATO Digital Transition” post made by an ATO officer on 17 April 2017 and containing the text: “A great article about Dubai’s digital agenda… their strategy is all about making life easier, which will make their citizens happy :-)”
Copy of the Yammer post provided to the applicant in full.
Note: The Yammer post contains a hyperlink to an article that is publicly available online. For completeness, a copy of that article was included with the Yammer post for release.

ID: 1-BAFMY9D

: Regarding personal information about staff member. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Regarding personal information about staff member.
ATO document: Clause 101 Manager’s Tool Kit (printed 29 March 2010).
ATO document: Clause 101 Manager’s Tool Kit (printed 29 March 2010; not a duplicate).
Note: 2 documents

ID: 54133

: All emails, to or from the Commissioner of Taxation from 1/4/2017 of a personal i.e. non-work related nature (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: All emails, to or from the Commissioner of Taxation from 1/4/2017 of a personal i.e. non-work related nature
Letter (decision) to Applicant
Note:

ID: 1-BT28MWF

: The applicant requested documents containing IT security advice received in relation to the disclosure of data... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested documents containing IT security advice received in relation to the disclosure of data dictionaries.
Information as provided to the applicant, appropriately redacted.
Note: 8 pages, partially redacted. Exemption provisions used – s.22, and s.47E(d).

ID: 1-7SNVS5I

: Request for a copy of the incoming government brief (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Request for a copy of the incoming government brief
Edited version of the 59 page report provided
Note: Deletions made under s47C (pages 6 – 29 exempt) and s47E(d)

ID: 1-8WLBGF8

: “documents that show what sanctions were imposed (if any) under the Public Service Act for allemployees who were... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: “documents that show what sanctions were imposed (if any) under the Public Service Act for allemployees who were directly involved with the Cranston affair.”
Decision
Note: 5 pages

ID: 1-CGUW3ZJ

: NSW and total HECS-HELP debt at 30 June 2015Top 10 HECS-HELP debts in NSWTotal number of Australians who repaid... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: NSW and total HECS-HELP debt at 30 June 2015Top 10 HECS-HELP debts in NSWTotal number of Australians who repaid HECS-HELP in 2013-14 f/y and the total repaymentsNumber of taxpayers, by NSW postcode, who repaid HECS-HELP debts in 2013-14 f/y and amount repaid in that postcode
NSW and total HECS-HELP debt at 30 June 2015
Top 10 HECS-HELP debts in NSW
Total number of Australians who repaid HECS-HELP in 2013-14 f/y and the total repayments
Number of taxpayers, by NSW postcode, who repaid HECS-HELP debts in 2013-14 f/y and amount repaid in that postcode
Note: 5 documents released in part54 pages

ID: 1-76R91NV

: Documents regarding the consultations engaged in by the government on the “targeted anti-avoidance measure to... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents regarding the consultations engaged in by the government on the “targeted anti-avoidance measure to prevent abuse of Section 25-90 announced by Treasurer Joe Hockey and Assistant Treasurer Arthur Sinodinos on 6 November 2013”.
An email concerning a telephone conference attended by an ATO officer
Note: Two pages with some information removed because it was considered irrelevant to the request

ID: 1-67UBDV5

: Access to the number of people under 18 with a tax file number, the tax collected in the last 2 financial years from... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Access to the number of people under 18 with a tax file number, the tax collected in the last 2 financial years from people under 18 and research into under 18 cash payments.
Information provided includes the number of people under 18 with a tax file number and statistics on the tax collected from people under 18 for the 2013/14 financial year.
Note: 1 document provided to the applicant, comprising 1 page.No research exists in relation to under 18 cash payments.

ID: 1-7S66H10

: The applicant requested 'whole file' from registration. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: The applicant requested 'whole file' from registration.
Guidance for auditors in completing penalty and interest decision letters to taxpayers.
Note: 1 document, 4 pages.Note: Taxpayer specific information excluded from publication 11C(1)(b).

ID: 58680

: Final report of the 2016 APS Census provided to the ATO by the APSC (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Final report of the 2016 APS Census provided to the ATO by the APSC
The document
Note: 16 pages

ID: 1-C6CP352

: Project Wickenby figures for 31 March, 30 April, 31 May, 30  June, 31 July, in relation to investigations,... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Project Wickenby figures for 31 March, 30 April, 31 May, 30  June, 31 July, in relation to investigations, prosecutions, money recouped and outstanding tax liabilities.Briefing note or summary document detailing reporting and media arrangements for Project Wickenby.
Edited documents in the format requested by the applicant.
Note: 8 documentsNote: Documents have been edited to remove information under s 22, s 38 and s 47E.

ID: 58790

: Statistics relating to small businesses and penalties for late lodgement for the 2014/2015 financial year. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Statistics relating to small businesses and penalties for late lodgement for the 2014/2015 financial year.
Statistics information collated into a one page document and provided in full.
Note: 1 document

ID: 1-B7EENCW

: Documents relating to the SES pay rise which show compliance with the Workplace Bargaining Policy 2015 and any... (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the SES pay rise which show compliance with the Workplace Bargaining Policy 2015 and any productivity measures.
An email and Office Minute with attachments released.
Note: 5 documents (10 pages) released. Direct phone numbers and some specific employment details have been deleted.

ID: 1-7T0BBOK

: Documents relating to the ATO's P3M3 self assessment and external consultants review report. (Australian Taxation Office)

Title: Documents relating to the ATO's P3M3 self assessment and external consultants review report.
Report outlining ATO's self assessment of its portfolio, program and project management capability and associated external consultant review.
Note: 6 documents

ID: 53223
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