The ATO has finalised a trial relating to sending overdue taxpayer lodgment obligations to external collection agencies.
As a result, it may now refer taxpayers to an external collection agency to secure tax return lodgment. The ATO has stated that it will only refer a taxpayer to an external collection agency where the taxpayer takes no action in response to its initial correspondence letters.
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