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Tax Guides For Australia

The Australian tax system requires that you submit your return every year, while for some this is easy, changing circumstances, such as family, their work and more, can make this process a lot more complex.

At TaxReturn.com.au, we want to make the process as efficient and easy as possible, this is why we have created many guides to help make tax time easier for you.

From freelancers to families, backpackers to doctors, we have tried to make tax simple for everyone.

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Australian Business Number

Whether you’re a new budding freelancer wanting to know how to get your ABN or an experienced sole trader, our ABN Guide is here to help provide all of the vital information you need regarding your tax essentials.

Running your own business can be hard, which is why we want to help you. We will guide you through the process of how to get an ABN, as well as expenses claims, how to lodge your return and more.

These tips will not only help your tax return less stressful, but it could help your finances become a lot easier to handle and manage as time goes on.

When it comes to your Australian Business Number and tax, this guide by TaxReturn.com.au has everything you need to make your claims process easy.

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Young Families & Tax

Having a young family leads can lead to an even more complex financial situation, expenses go up and taxes change. TaxReturn.com.au understands how complex the world of tax can be for a working family, which is why we’ve put together a handy guide.

We’ll let you know what a family taxable income is, what benefits are available and if you’re eligible for government payments, as well as many other tax tips to help you and your family.

We all want to spend more time with our families, which is why we want to help you make tax as simple as possible, less time crunching the numbers and more time with the people who are important too you.

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Working Holiday & Tax

Travelling can get expensive, which is why so many backpackers turn to work during their trips to Australia, but many don’t know they can claim back tax.

Many who work during their trips usually sit below tax thresholds and even more never try to claim that back, due to lack of awareness. TaxReturn.com.au want to help you get your hard-earned money back.

We will also explain visa requirements and which visa is best for you, depending on your travel and working plans in Australia.

Our guide for those on working holiday visas will give you everything you need to know about your tax rights in Australia. Meaning you can worry less and truly enjoy your holiday in Australia.

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Tax Changes for 2019-2020

Each year there may be changes to your income, personal or business tax, this can be quiet confusing especially if you’re new to filing your tax return.

We want to make things simple, we’ve created a complete guide for all of the important tax changes for the tax year 2019-2020, to make sure you can receive your maximum tax refund.

This comprehensive guide will take you through a range of changes that have been introduced, including, tax cuts, medicare levy, superannuation and more.

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Tax File Number

If you have just entered the workplace or recently arrived in Australia, you will be required to have a Tax File Number.

The TFN is essential for working in Australia, it allows you to pay the right amount of tax via your employer so you don’t have to worry as much around tax time.

This guide will help you find out all you need to know about TFN’s, including how to apply for one, why you need it, tips for your application and where to find your TFN if you misplaced it.

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Income Tax Calculator

Having to work out your income tax can be difficult, from various tax rebates to tax brackets and rates. We are here to help you work this out with the minimum of fuss.

We have worked on this calculator to create the simple and accurate 2019-20 tax calculator for Australia residents, non-residents and those on working holidays.

Our tax calculator will help you figure out exactly how much your take-home pay will be so you can start planning for the future.

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First Time Tax Return Guide

Thinking about lodging your first tax return can be a daunting experience with so many questions, what forms do I need? How do I lodge? What information do I need to provide?

Don’t worry, we have got you covered. We’ve put together a complete guide for lodging your tax return. We tell you exactly what you need to provide, where you can get all the forms and information you need.

Helping you take the stress out of tax time!

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HECs Help

If you are looking to study or are currently studying, HECS-HELP can alleviate a lot of stress and worry when it comes to paying for your education. Allowing those without the means at the moment to pay off their courses over time.

Using this scheme will not complicate your taxes too much, but it is important to know how your repayments will work as they are going on for a number of years.

Our HECS guide will take you through what the loan involves, the requirements, repayments and much more, so you can enjoy your education and worry less.

Tax Checklists

Some industries require more expenses claims than others, which is why we want to help you receive the maximum tax return possible. We have created a range of guides for specific industries, to help you know what you can claim back.

At times you can forget about certain claims that seem small, but eventually they all add up to big claims, which could help you financially in the long term.

Whether it’s for uniforms, travel, tools or equipment, we have broken it down by specific jobs and industries. Check out our huge range of tax checklists for industries.

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