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416 Tax file number

Description

The tax file number for a student

Details

Version:1.1
First year:2005
Last year:2006
Field name:TF-NUMBER
Element name:Tax file number

Code format:

Data Type:Numeric
Units:Integer, right justified with leading zeros if required
Width:11

Classification

CODEMEANING
00NNNNNNNNNTax File Number, with the number 00NNNNNNNNN being a number that satisfies the ATO’s Tax File Number checking algorithm

Coding notes

From 1 January 2005, the Tax File Number coding 00999999999 is no longer valid, the Australian Taxation Office will no longer accept certificate TFNs in any files from 2005.

Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.

Input files

​Higher Education:

  • HELP DUE (DU)
  • Electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form (PO)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.


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