Frequently Asked Questions

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How much tax I will get back?

When can I lodge my Tax Return?

What is a PAYG Payment Summary?

When will I receive the PAYG Payment Summary from my employer?

Can you complete my tax return if I am missing a PAYG Payment Summary (group certificate)?

I received an additional PAYG Payment Summary (group certificate) after I completed last year's tax return. Can I put it in this year's return?

I am three years behind in lodging my tax returns. Will I get into trouble?

I have started a second job. Is there anything that I need to do so that I don't end up with a tax bill at the end of the year?

My wife stays home to care for our children. During the year she worked for one week and has received a Payment Summary showing that she earned $480 and a small amount of tax was taken out. She has no other income and doesn't think she needs to lodge a return because her income is less than the tax free threshold. Is she correct?

Do I need to bring my partner with me to complete my tax return?

I am approaching my 55th birthday and have heard that I may not have to pay as much tax?

I am covered by private health insurance and will be turning 65 this year. Will my premium be reduced?