Lost your tax file number? Here’s what to do

If you’ve lost your tax file number (TFN) there are a few options for you to try to get it back. Your first avenue of inquiry, if you use the services of a tax agent or accountant, will be to ask them for your tax file number as you will have previously provided it to

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The secret life of TFNs

Tax file numbers (TFNs) are so much an everyday element when dealing with tax and the ATO that many practitioners and ordinary self-preparers won’t give it a second thought when tax return software responds with an “invalid” when a TFN is entered. The common thought will be that it’s human error, so naturally one’s first

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