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Tax returns

ATO Tax

iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android and other apps - Tax and superannuation help in your hand – making it easier for you to conduct your personal or business tax and super affairs.

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Difficulty in paying your tax debt (individual clients)

If you cannot pay your tax debt on time, contact the ATO to discuss your circumstances. You may be given extra time to pay, depending on your individual circumstances.

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e-tax

Download the Tax Office's free and secure software to prepare and lodge your tax return online. Most refunds are issued within 12 business days.

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Exempt foreign employment income

Provides information for Australian residents working overseas to help them work out whether or not their income is exempt from income tax in Australia.

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Income and deductions

When completing your annual tax return, you're entitled to claim deductions for some expenses that are directly related to earning your income or you may be eligible for tax offsets that reduce the amount you pay.

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Individual tax return instructions 2014

Links to instructions designed to help you to complete your individual income tax return for 2014.

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Leaving Australia and lodging your tax return

If you are a foreign resident leaving Australia permanently or an Australian resident leaving before the end of the financial year, you may be eligible to lodge your tax return early.

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Medicare levy

Medicare gives Australian residents access to health care. To help fund the scheme, most taxpayers pay a Medicare levy of 2.0% of their taxable income.

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myTax

A new streamlined tax return, available on tablets, smart phones and computers, for people with straightforward tax affairs. To lodge your tax return you will need to get a myGov account and link to the ATO.

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Paper tax return

Not everyone needs to lodge a tax return, but if you do, you can lodge your tax return online, by mail or through a registered tax agent. You can use the paper Tax return for individuals and the Individual tax return instructions to lodge your paper return by mail.

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Payments and refunds

A notice of assessment tells you if you will get a tax refund or have to pay the ATO. Provides information about when you will get your refund and how to pay your tax.

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Tax - change of name, address, date of birth or gender

You can update your address, nominated representative and contact details held by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) for income tax purposes using the online services. You can update your name, gender or date of birth only by phone, mail or in person as you may require supporting documents.

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Tax Help

If you are on a low income and want some free and confidential help filling out your tax return the Australian Taxation Office trained Tax Help volunteers may be able to assist.

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