The Review, chaired by Dr Ken Henry, examined Australian and State government taxes, and interactions with the transfer system in order to make recommendations to position Australia to deal with the demographic, social, economic and environmental challenges that lie ahead. Includes the Final Report.
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website offers information and assistance on all areas of taxation for the individual, business and tax and superannuation professional. It includes information on tax reform, superannuation, TaxPack, eTax, rebates, excise and has an extensive legal database with legal and policy material to aid interpretation of taxation law.
The Business Portal is a secure website for managing your business tax affairs, protected by online security credentials - AUSkey and ATO digital certificates. You can use the Business Portal to view your statement of account, update contact details, prepare and lodge reports like activity statements and communicate with us through a secure mailbox.
Links to the Australian Taxation Office index page for businesses which provides tax information for businesses including resources and services and other key tax issues.
Excise duty is a tax on certain types of goods produced or manufactured in Australia. These excisable goods include alcohol, tobacco and petroleum and alternative fuels. This page from the Australian Taxation Office provides links to information on excise.
This site gives an overview of how businesses can cut their fuel costs by registering for fuel tax credits. The site also provides useful links and information that will assist employers in completing the fuel tax credit labels on their business activity statements.
The MoneySamrt income tax calculator calculates how much tax you will pay on your employment income this year. You can also find out your marginal tax rate.
Shows the percentage of tax payable for each income bracket, for individual Australian taxpayers, for the financial years 2011-12 and 2012-13.
Australian Taxation Office index page for Individuals. Provides links to tax information for new and existing taxpayers. Links to e-tax, the TaxPack, a deductions list and key tax information.
The Inspector-General of Taxation is an independent statutory office to review systemic tax administration issues and to report to the Government with recommendations for improving tax administration for the benefit of all taxpayers.
Provides an overview of the purpose of International Comparison of Australian Taxes study and its report.
The ATO Legal Database is a collection of legal and policy information. Here you have access to much of the material the tax office uses when making decision such as Legislation and supporting material; Public Rulings, Determinations and Bulletins; Legislative Determinations; ATO Interpretative Decisions; Case Decision Summaries; Taxpayer Alerts; ATO Policy Papers and ATO Superannuation Circulars.
Be tax savvy. Moneysmart advice on how to make investments such as shares, property and super, tax-effective. A worthwhile strategy needs to be a sound investment first. Any tax benefit should be secondary.
Information about the Government’s future tax plan in response to the Henry tax review.
You can update your name, address, date of birth or gender details held by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) for income tax purposes. Print off the form to complete your details and send via post; update them over the phone; or visit an ATO shopfront.
If you are a temporary visitor or permanent migrant, you can apply for a tax file number (TFN) online. Applications can be made at any time if you are in Australia and you have a visa that allows work rights, a visa that allows permanent migration, or a valid visa to stay in Australia indefinitely.
You can get help with your taxes either by contacting the Tax Office by phone or by visiting a Tax Office shopfront.
Australian Taxation office information about tax file numbers (TFNs) for individuals including what they are used for and how to obtain one.
Provides links to taxation Australian Taxation office information available in languages other than English.
The Tax Withheld Calculator enables employers and other withholding payers to calculate the tax to be withheld from payments made to their employees and other workers.
Educational resource for use by individuals, students and teachers to help improve understanding of the Australian tax and superannuation systems.
Understanding taxes and meeting your taxation obligations can save you money. By paying the right amount you can avoid late payment penalties. You may also be entitled to exemptions. Find out about the different types of taxation, registration, deductions, payments and reporting.
Australian Taxation Office (ATO) page for young people, with links to information about tax returns, tax file numbers, payments and refunds, and superannuation.