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Name of agreement Contact details for student loan borrowers
Agency data share is with Australian tax office
MoU title Service Arrangement between Inland Revenue (New Zealand) and the Australian Taxation relating to the supply of contact information held by the Australian Taxation Office to assist Inland Revenue to contact certain student loan borrowers based in Australia
Agency using the data Inland Revenue
Purpose Allowing the exchange of information so that Inland Revenue can gain up-to-date contact details on student loan borrowers based in Australia, contact those identified borrowers; and potentially recovers default debt from those borrowers.
Data exchanged Inland Revenue provides for borrower if held:
  • unique identifier
  • unique identifier
  • full name (s)
  • other given/surname (s)
  • date of birth
  • New Zealand passport number(s)
  • last known Australian address
  • Australian telephone number(s)
  • email address.
ATO provides for borrower if held:
  • unique identifier
  • date of birth
  • personal telephone number
  • work telephone number
  • mobile telephone number
  • residential address
  • email address, and
  • date of death.
Legal authority Section 209A of the Student Loan Scheme Act 2011, schedule 7, part A, clause 9 of the Tax Administration Act 1994 (NZ), and item 8, table 7 of subsection 355-65(8) of Schedule 1 of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Australia).
Last updated: 28 Apr 2021
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