Lost CD with Tax Details Missing: ATO

The tax details of thousands of people have gone missing, the Australian Taxation Office admitted. The ATO said that the CD was not encrypted and victims were only notified three weeks later. The disk contained the name, address and super fund tax file numbers for 3122 trustees and was being couriered to the ATO, but failed to reach the department. The Tax Office was notified about the missing CD on 3 October but only sent out letters to the victims on 24 October, offering to re-issue the tax file numbers for their super funds

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