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  • Paying tax

    We focus on making it as easy as possible for individuals and businesses to pay their tax on time or promptly address any debt that arises.

    We offer a range of online tools and services to help you self-manage your debt. These include:

    • payment plan services for debts of $100,000 or less (online services and automated phone services)
    • payment plan estimator to work out a plan that meets your circumstances
    • business viability assessment tool to assess your business's ability to pay its debts and meet ongoing commitments
    • business performance check tool as part of the ATO app for you to check the financial health of your business.

    For more complex situations, or if your tax debt is more than $100,000, phone us on 13 11 42 between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday (except national public holidays) to discuss your options.

    If we are unable to negotiate a suitable arrangement to repay your debt or you fail to engage with us, we will take timely action to prevent you from gaining an unfair financial advantage over the majority who pay on time. This includes:

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    Last modified: 30 Nov 2017QC 44831