Glossary beginning with D

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The super fund an individual's employer pays their super guarantee payments into if they do not nominate a specific super fund.

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A person whom an individual looks after and who needs their financial support, such as a child.

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A share of a company's distribution paid to a shareholder.

  • Fact 26

    The introduction of electronic lodgement of tax forms in the late 1980s not only reduced the time it took to send out returns from ten weeks to two weeks but had a significant impact on the incidence of repetitive strain injury among data processors at the ATO.

Taxpayer's charter

The ATO client service charter, which sets out what a person can expect when dealing with the ATO. It lists a person's rights, obligations and what they can do if they are not satisfied.

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