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TFN requirement for newly married

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TFN requirement for newly married 

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Hi @CherrylLuy

 

Welcome to our Community!

 

If you already have a Tax File Number (TFN), you don't need to apply for a new one when you get married. As mentioned by @macfanboy, individuals only every have one TFN for life. 

 

If you wish to update your details (name, date of birth, contact details) that are registered on file for your TFN, you can doing so online if you have a myGov account which is linked to ATO online services. Alternatively, you can phone us on 13 28 61 between 8am - 6pm, Monday to Friday or complete a Change of details for individuals form and send it to us. 

 

Thanks, JodieH. 

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Assuming that you have already got a TFN then you (if you changed your surname)  need to notify the ATO of the change to your surname and provide evidence from the Marriage Certificate.

 

If you don't already have a TFN then just apply as normal.

 

Everybody only ever has 1 Tax File Number, which is unique to you regardless of name and or circumstances.

 

 

 

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Hi @CherrylLuy

 

Welcome to our Community!

 

If you already have a Tax File Number (TFN), you don't need to apply for a new one when you get married. As mentioned by @macfanboy, individuals only every have one TFN for life. 

 

If you wish to update your details (name, date of birth, contact details) that are registered on file for your TFN, you can doing so online if you have a myGov account which is linked to ATO online services. Alternatively, you can phone us on 13 28 61 between 8am - 6pm, Monday to Friday or complete a Change of details for individuals form and send it to us. 

 

Thanks, JodieH.