Tip-offs

You can submit a tip-off? to us about these areas:

  • personal insolvency
  • the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR).

What is a tip-off?

A tip-off can relate to a wrongdoing, criminal misconduct, dishonesty or fraud, and informs us in a confidential way.

A tip-off is different to an offence referral or complaint.

You can inform us about potential fraud committed by:

  • practitioners
  • bankrupts
  • creditors.

You can also inform us about inappropriate PPSR use, such as:

  • using PPSR data in a fraudulent manner for financial gain
  • inappropriate access and use of PPSR data
  • actions that may affect the integrity of PPSR data.

How to submit a tip-off?

You can submit your tip-off by completing the form available below, you are able to remain anonymous if you choose.

Inform us with as much detail as possible so we can thoroughly assess the matter. If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about your tip-off please contact us.

Make a tip-off

Help to reduce illegal phoenix activity

Illegal phoenix activity is where a new company is created to continue the business of an existing company that has been deliberately liquidated to avoid paying outstanding debts, including taxes, creditors and employee entitlements.

This illegal activity impacts the business community, employees, contractors and the wider community, including unpaid entitlements to employees and non-payment to suppliers.

We are a member of the Phoenix Taskforce – a network of government agencies who are working together to combat this illegal activity.

If you suspect phoenix activity, you can report it by:

More information about illegal phoenix activity is available on the ATO website.

The taskforce takes all reports seriously. Due to privacy laws, we can’t inform you of the outcome of the information you provide, or provide updates on progress.