Super, the ATO and you

What role does the ATO play in relation to super? Discover what responsibilities the ATO has for your super life cycle and link these responsibilities to both individual and business super.

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has many responsibilities throughout the various stages of the superannuation life cycle. These responsibilities include overseeing and supporting individuals and businesses.

Super, the ATO and you
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  • Fact 21

    As overseas travel became more common in the 1960s, the ATO stopped issuing tax clearance certificates (which had previously reminded Australians planning on travel that they must ensure they had paid all tax owed prior to leaving the country).

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