Support for indigenous small business

In the wake of NAIDOC week, the ATO are keen to remind the indigenous business community that they are constantly working towards better meeting the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses and supporting the contributions they make across Australia.

Whether you’re already running a business or just getting started, there are lots of ways they can help.

Indigenous Helpline

Specialising in help for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, this resource can assist with:

  • getting a TFN
  • lodging your tax return
  • finding your super.

Phone 13 10 30 (8.00am-6.00pm AEST, Monday-Friday, except public holidays).

Small business after-hours call-back

This facility means you can get the help you need at a time that’s convenient for you. Complete the online form to book a time to talk to us from 6.00pm–8.00pm Monday-Thursday (except public holidays).

Small business assist with Live chat

Use this service to ask about:

  • GST
  • ABN
  • AUSkey
  • activity statements
  • account enquiries
  • updating details.

Live chat is available from 3.00pm–8.00pm AEST Monday-Friday and 10.00am–2.00pm AEST Saturday (except public holidays).

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