ATO debt – disclosed to external agencies, such as banks


Following the enactment of legislation in late 2019, the ATO can disclose certain business tax debt (ATO debt) information to external credit reporting bureaus. This information will primarily be used when issuing external creditworthiness reports in relation to relevant businesses, effectively treating tax debts in a similar manner to other business debts. The purpose of allowing the ATO to report ATO debt is to: encourage businesses to engage with the…  Read more