The ATO will once again be running its data matching program on novated leases in 2024 covering the 2023-24 to 2025-26 income years. This program first commenced in 2021 collecting data from the 2018-19 income year. It is estimated that approximately 240,000 individuals will be affected each financial year and the program will allow the ATO to identify and address taxation risks such as employers claiming GST credits incorrectly for paying the GST on the purchase of the vehicle, risks related to FBT compliance, and employees incorrectly claiming motor vehicle expense claims.

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