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Do I need to lodge a tax return
Use this tool to help you work out if you need to lodge a tax return. It is for income years from 2013 onwards. There are also instructions for earlier years.
Do you need to lodge a tax return?
Most people need to lodge a tax return each year. If you are unsure whether you need to lodge, use our tool to find out.
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.
Prior years individuals tax return forms & schedules
A list of prior year individuals tax return forms and schedules from 1984 onward for use in prior year tax returns.