Field Definitions: HQ ATO Tax Years Form

The following is a list of field descriptions for the HQ ATO Tax Years form. Many of the descriptions include links to other topics that provide additional information about or related to the topic.

Tax File #

Enter your tax file number.


The ATO does not require that you provide a tax file number (TFN), but if you do not provide one, there may be processing delays for FBT returns.

Branch #

If your business has one ABN but multiple branches, enter your organization's individual branch number, up to 3 characters.

Company Information

The following fields default from HQ Company Setup.You can update them as necessary in this form. However, any changes you make here will not update HQ Company Setup.

  • Business # (ABN)

  • Branch #

  • Company Name

  • Address 1

  • Address 2

  • City

  • State

  • Postal Code

The following fields do not default from HQ Company Setup:

  • The Branch # : See Branch # for information.

  • The Tax File # : See Tax File # for information.


In the Contact section of the form, enter the information for the contact person at your organization. The ATO will contact this person about any questions regarding the reports that you are submitting.

The system defaults a number in the Phone field from HQ Company Setup. You can modify it as necessary, but the change will not update to HQ Company Setup.

Signature of Employer

Enter the name of the employer.

Report Date

Enter the reporting date that will be used for ATO reports.

This date is an initial default for each of the ATO reports you will be preparing. You can change this date for any new reports on their corresponding forms.

Any changes to this field will not update already existing records.