Notice of visa data-matching program

November 2, 2023 | Luke Wade

The ATO will acquire visa data from the Department of Home Affairs for the 2024 to 2026 income years, including the following:

The ATO estimates that records relating to approximately nine million individuals will be obtained each financial year.

The objectives of this program are to (among other things) help ensure that individuals and businesses are fulfilling their tax and super reporting obligations, and identify potentially new or emergent approaches to fraud and those entities controlling or exploiting the visa framework.