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Lodge your tax return

Lodge a paper tax return
You can obtain paper tax return forms online or by calling us. Alternatively, you can lodge your tax return online using myTax.
Lodge online with myTax
Lodging online with myTax is the quick, easy, safe and secure way to prepare and lodge your own tax return.
Lodging your first tax return
If you’re lodging your tax return for the first time, before you can lodge online through myTax you’ll need to set up a myGov account and link to the ATO.
Lodging your tax return
Not everyone needs to lodge a tax return, but if you do, you need to lodge it on time to avoid penalties. You can lodge your tax return online, by mail or through a registered tax agent.
What's new for individuals
Before you complete your tax return for 2019–20 there are some changes you should be aware of in case they affect you.