Calculators and tools

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  1. Simple tax calculator
  2. Tax withheld calculator
  3. Progress of return
  4. Income tax estimator
  5. Do I need to lodge a tax return
  6. Work out your residency status for tax purposes
  7. Super guarantee contributions
  8. Medicare levy calculator
  9. Private health insurance rebate calculator
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  • Fuel tax credit toolsThe fuel tax credit eligibility tool and fuel tax credit calculator are easy-to-use tools that help you work out your eligibility to claim fuel tax credits and calculate the fuel tax credit amount you can claim on your business activity statement (BAS).
  • Employee or contractorBusinesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor. It will give you a decision based on your answers to some questions.
  • Record keeping evaluationUse this tool for advice about business records you need to keep and how well you keep them.
  • Employee or contractorBusinesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor. It will give you a decision based on your answers to some questions.
  • Record keeping evaluationUse this tool for advice about business records you need to keep and how well you keep them.
  • Business industry code toolThe business industry code (BIC) tool allows you to search by main business activity description to find the correct BIC to report on your tax return or schedule. You can also search by ANZSIC code or BIC to check the activities they cover.
  • Employee or contractorBusinesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor. It will give you a decision based on your answers to some questions.
  • Personal living expenses comprehensive worksheetThis worksheet can help you to review your business record keeping, work out if your reported income is enough to support your actual lifestyle and self-assess your risk of being selected for an audit (NAT 72959).
  • Personal living expenses concise worksheetThis worksheet can help you to review your business record keeping, work out if your reported income is enough to support your actual lifestyle and self-assess your risk of being selected for an audit (NAT 72960).
  • Depreciation and capital allowances toolThis tool will help you calculate the deduction available from a depreciating asset. It will also assist you to calculate the claims you are entitled to for capital allowance and capital works purposes.
  • Home office expenses calculatorThis calculator will help you work out the deduction you can claim where a home office is used for income producing purposes. This calculator is available for the current year and the three previous income years.
  • Record keeping evaluationUse this tool for advice about business records you need to keep and how well you keep them.
  • Tax withheld calculatorIf you are an employer or another withholding payer, the tax withheld calculator helps you work out the tax you need to withhold from payments you make to employees and other workers including working holiday makers.
  • Work related car expensesThis calculator helps you work out your claim for work-related car expenses.
  • Employee or contractorBusinesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor. It will give you a decision based on your answers to some questions.
  • Personal services income toolUse this tool to work out if your income is personal services income (PSI) and if the PSI rules apply to that income.
  • Home office expenses calculatorThis calculator will help you work out the deduction you can claim where a home office is used for income producing purposes. This calculator is available for the current year and the three previous income years.
  • Self-education expensesThis calculator will give you an estimate of the deduction you can claim for work related self-education expenses on your tax return.
  • Work related car expensesThis calculator helps you work out your claim for work-related car expenses.
  • Demergers calculatorThis calculator helps shareholders work out the capital gains tax consequences under a demerger, including the BHP Billiton, CSR, Sonic Healthcare, Mincor Resources, WMC, Mayne Group, AMP Ltd demerger.
  • Division 7A - benchmark interest rateInformation on the 'benchmark interest rate' under Division 7A of Part 3 of the Income Tax Assessment ACT 1936. The applicable rate for an income year is the 'Indicator Lending Rates' – Housing loans; Banks; Variable; Standard; Owner-occupier' rate last published by the Reserve Bank of Australia before the start of the income year.
  • Division 7A calculator and decision toolDetermine if a direct transaction by a private company to a shareholder or their associate will be deemed a dividend under Division 7A, and calculate the minimum yearly repayment required on a loan to avoid a deemed dividend arising under Division 7A.
  • Income tax estimatorWe produce tax calculators to help you work out your tax refund or debt for the previous two income years.
  • Study and training loan repayment calculatorThis calculator will help you determine an estimate of the amount of your Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), Student Start-up Loan (SSL), ABSTUDY Student Start-up Loan (ABSTUDY SSL), Trade Support Loan (TSL) or Student Financial Supplement Scheme (SFSS) compulsory repayment and HELP or TSL overseas levy.
  • Super co-contribution calculatorThe super co-contribution calculator is a tool to help individuals and the self-employed estimate their co-contribution entitlement and eligibility.
  • Tax withheld calculatorIf you are an employer or another withholding payer, the tax withheld calculator helps you work out the tax you need to withhold from payments you make to employees and other workers including working holiday makers.
  • Employee share schemes calculatorThis calculator will help you to calculate the discount amount of the unlisted rights and underlying shares acquired under an employee share scheme.
  • Employee or contractorBusinesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor. It will give you a decision based on your answers to some questions.
  • FBT - carThe fringe benefits tax (FBT) car calculator helps employers calculate the taxable value of a car fringe benefit using either the statutory formula method or the operating cost method.
  • Not-for-profit FBT CalculatorThis calculator will help you work out the Fringe benefits tax (FBT) for public benevolent institutions (PBIs), health promotion charities (HPCs), rebatable employers, public and non-profit hospitals and public ambulance services.
  • Super guarantee contributionsUse this tool to calculate superannuation guarantee (SG) contributions for your eligible employees for a current quarter, including the period within 28 days after the end of that quarter.
  • Super guarantee eligibilityUse this decision tool to check if you need to make super guarantee (SG) contributions for any individuals you employ.
  • Tax withheld calculatorIf you are an employer or another withholding payer, the tax withheld calculator helps you work out the tax you need to withhold from payments you make to employees and other workers including working holiday makers.
  • Employee or contractorBusinesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor. It will give you a decision based on your answers to some questions.
  • FBT - carThe fringe benefits tax (FBT) car calculator helps employers calculate the taxable value of a car fringe benefit using either the statutory formula method or the operating cost method.
  • Super guarantee charge statement and calculator toolUse either the super guarantee charge calculator (electronic lodgment) or super guarantee charge (SGC) statement (paper lodgment) tool if you are late in paying your employees' superannuation contributions to a superannuation fund. These tools will enable you to calculate your SGC liability and prepare the SGC statement to be lodged with us.
  • Super guarantee contributionsUse this tool to calculate superannuation guarantee (SG) contributions for your eligible employees for a current quarter, including the period within 28 days after the end of that quarter.
  • Super guarantee eligibilityUse this decision tool to check if you need to make super guarantee (SG) contributions for any individuals you employ.
  • Tax withheld calculatorIf you are an employer or another withholding payer, the tax withheld calculator helps you work out the tax you need to withhold from payments you make to employees and other workers including working holiday makers.
  • Employee or contractorBusinesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor. It will give you a decision based on your answers to some questions.
  • Super guarantee charge statement and calculator toolUse either the super guarantee charge calculator (electronic lodgment) or super guarantee charge (SGC) statement (paper lodgment) tool if you are late in paying your employees' superannuation contributions to a superannuation fund. These tools will enable you to calculate your SGC liability and prepare the SGC statement to be lodged with us.
  • Super guarantee contributionsUse this tool to calculate superannuation guarantee (SG) contributions for your eligible employees for a current quarter, including the period within 28 days after the end of that quarter.
  • Super guarantee eligibilityUse this decision tool to check if you need to make super guarantee (SG) contributions for any individuals you employ.
  • GST food classificationThis decision tool will ask you a series of questions to help you determine whether a food or beverage is GST-free or taxable.
  • FBT - carThe fringe benefits tax (FBT) car calculator helps employers calculate the taxable value of a car fringe benefit using either the statutory formula method or the operating cost method.
  • Not-for-profit FBT CalculatorThis calculator will help you work out the Fringe benefits tax (FBT) for public benevolent institutions (PBIs), health promotion charities (HPCs), rebatable employers, public and non-profit hospitals and public ambulance services.
  • Fuel tax credit toolsThe fuel tax credit eligibility tool and fuel tax credit calculator are easy-to-use tools that help you work out your eligibility to claim fuel tax credits and calculate the fuel tax credit amount you can claim on your business activity statement (BAS).
  • GST food classificationThis decision tool will ask you a series of questions to help you determine whether a food or beverage is GST-free or taxable.
  • GST for BASThis worksheet allows you to work out GST amounts for your activity statement.
  • GST property decision toolThe GST property decision tool is an interactive tool designed to assist tax payers and tax agents correctly treat and report GST on property related transactions.
  • Personal living expenses comprehensive worksheetThis worksheet can help you to review your business record keeping, work out if your reported income is enough to support your actual lifestyle and self-assess your risk of being selected for an audit (NAT 72959).
  • Personal living expenses concise worksheetThis worksheet can help you to review your business record keeping, work out if your reported income is enough to support your actual lifestyle and self-assess your risk of being selected for an audit (NAT 72960).
  • Study and training loan repayment calculatorThis calculator will help you determine an estimate of the amount of your Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), Student Start-up Loan (SSL), ABSTUDY Student Start-up Loan (ABSTUDY SSL), Trade Support Loan (TSL) or Student Financial Supplement Scheme (SFSS) compulsory repayment and HELP or TSL overseas levy.
  • Do I need to lodge a tax returnThis tool will help you work out if you need to lodge a tax return for the current and earlier income years.
  • Income tax estimatorWe produce tax calculators to help you work out your tax refund or debt for the previous two income years.
  • Tax withheld calculatorIf you are an employer or another withholding payer, the tax withheld calculator helps you work out the tax you need to withhold from payments you make to employees and other workers including working holiday makers.
  • Australian zone listThis list can be used to find out whether an Australian place is located in a zone for the purposes of the zone tax offset.
  • Beneficiary tax offset and seniors and pensioner tax offset calculatorThis calculator will help you determine your eligibility and calculate the amount of seniors and pensioners tax offset or beneficiary tax offset you can claim.
  • Business industry code toolThe business industry code (BIC) tool allows you to search by main business activity description to find the correct BIC to report on your tax return or schedule. You can also search by ANZSIC code or BIC to check the activities they cover.
  • Calculate daysThis calculator will work out the number of days in a period you specify - for example, to calculate the number of days during an income year that you do not have to pay the Medicare levy surcharge.
  • Depreciation and capital allowances toolThis tool will help you calculate the deduction available from a depreciating asset. It will also assist you to calculate the claims you are entitled to for capital allowance and capital works purposes.
  • Division 7A - benchmark interest rateInformation on the 'benchmark interest rate' under Division 7A of Part 3 of the Income Tax Assessment ACT 1936. The applicable rate for an income year is the 'Indicator Lending Rates' – Housing loans; Banks; Variable; Standard; Owner-occupier' rate last published by the Reserve Bank of Australia before the start of the income year.
  • Division 7A calculator and decision toolDetermine if a direct transaction by a private company to a shareholder or their associate will be deemed a dividend under Division 7A, and calculate the minimum yearly repayment required on a loan to avoid a deemed dividend arising under Division 7A.
  • Do I need to lodge a tax returnThis tool will help you work out if you need to lodge a tax return for the current and earlier income years.
  • Foreign income conversion calculatorThis calculator will help you to convert foreign income into Australian dollars, using either a specific or an average rate of exchange for a range of countries.
  • Home office expenses calculatorThis calculator will help you work out the deduction you can claim where a home office is used for income producing purposes. This calculator is available for the current year and the three previous income years.
  • Income tax estimatorWe produce tax calculators to help you work out your tax refund or debt for the previous two income years.
  • Is my scholarship taxableThis calculator will help you work out whether or not your scholarship is taxable.
  • Low income tax offsetThis calculator has been decommissioned.
  • Medicare levyThis calculator will help you work out your Medicare levy, including any half or full exemptions, and reductions based on family income. This calculator is available for the past four income years.
  • Personal services income toolUse this tool to work out if your income is personal services income (PSI) and if the PSI rules apply to that income.
  • Simple tax calculatorThis calculator will help you work out the tax you owe on your taxable income for the previous four income years.
  • Study and training loan repayment calculatorThis calculator will help you determine an estimate of the amount of your Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), Student Start-up Loan (SSL), ABSTUDY Student Start-up Loan (ABSTUDY SSL), Trade Support Loan (TSL) or Student Financial Supplement Scheme (SFSS) compulsory repayment and HELP or TSL overseas levy.
  • Work related car expensesThis calculator helps you work out your claim for work-related car expenses.
  • Zone or overseas forces tax offsetThis calculator will help you work out your eligibility for a zone or overseas forces tax offset and the tax offset that you can claim for the current year and two previous income years.
  • Income tests calculatorThis calculator will help you work out your adjusted taxable income (ATI), rebate income and income for Medicare levy surcharge purposes.
  • Private health insurance rebate calculatorThis calculator will help you work out your future entitlement to the private health insurance rebate and the rebate percentage that you can claim. It will also work out the Medicare levy surcharge rate to be charged if you did not have private health insurance.
  • Income tax estimatorWe produce tax calculators to help you work out your tax refund or debt for the previous two income years.
  • Income tests calculatorThis calculator will help you work out your adjusted taxable income (ATI), rebate income and income for Medicare levy surcharge purposes.
  • Is my scholarship taxableThis calculator will help you work out whether or not your scholarship is taxable.
  • Simple tax calculatorThis calculator will help you work out the tax you owe on your taxable income for the previous four income years.
  • Do I need to lodge a tax returnThis tool will help you work out if you need to lodge a tax return for the current and earlier income years.
  • Employee share schemes calculatorThis calculator will help you to calculate the discount amount of the unlisted rights and underlying shares acquired under an employee share scheme.
  • Foreign income conversion calculatorThis calculator will help you to convert foreign income into Australian dollars, using either a specific or an average rate of exchange for a range of countries.
  • Home office expenses calculatorThis calculator will help you work out the deduction you can claim where a home office is used for income producing purposes. This calculator is available for the current year and the three previous income years.
  • Income tax estimatorWe produce tax calculators to help you work out your tax refund or debt for the previous two income years.
  • Income tests calculatorThis calculator will help you work out your adjusted taxable income (ATI), rebate income and income for Medicare levy surcharge purposes.
  • Net medical expenses tax offset calculatorThis calculator will help you work out the amount of medical expenses offset you can claim.
  • Self-education expensesThis calculator will give you an estimate of the deduction you can claim for work related self-education expenses on your tax return.
  • Work related car expensesThis calculator helps you work out your claim for work-related car expenses.
  • Zone or overseas forces tax offsetThis calculator will help you work out your eligibility for a zone or overseas forces tax offset and the tax offset that you can claim for the current year and two previous income years.
  • ESIC decision toolThe ESIC decision tool will help you work out whether you're eligible for the early stage investor tax offset, or if a company qualifies as an early stage innovation company.
  • Foreign income conversion calculatorThis calculator will help you to convert foreign income into Australian dollars, using either a specific or an average rate of exchange for a range of countries.
  • Do I need to lodge a tax returnThis tool will help you work out if you need to lodge a tax return for the current and earlier income years.
  • Gross pay estimatorThis calculator will give you an estimate of your gross pay based on your net pay for a particular pay period (weekly, fortnightly or monthly).
  • Debt Release toolUse the Debt Release Tool to determine if you are eligible for release and to access the application form from within the tool.
  • Payment plan estimatorUse our online estimator to work out a payment plan that you can afford. Calculate different payment scenarios based on your circumstances and use these as a guide to propose a plan that enables you to address your tax obligations.
  • Net medical expenses tax offset calculatorThis calculator will help you work out the amount of medical expenses offset you can claim.
  • Private health insurance rebate calculatorThis calculator will help you work out your future entitlement to the private health insurance rebate and the rebate percentage that you can claim. It will also work out the Medicare levy surcharge rate to be charged if you did not have private health insurance.
  • Medicare levyThis calculator will help you work out your Medicare levy, including any half or full exemptions, and reductions based on family income. This calculator is available for the past four income years.
  • Australian zone listThis list can be used to find out whether an Australian place is located in a zone for the purposes of the zone tax offset.
  • Zone or overseas forces tax offsetThis calculator will help you work out your eligibility for a zone or overseas forces tax offset and the tax offset that you can claim for the current year and two previous income years.
  • PAYG instalments calculatorThis calculator will help you work out your PAYG instalments for the current financial year. Enter your financial details for the year, including your estimated income and expenses, and the calculator provides an instalment amount or rate based on your estimates.
  • Employee or contractorBusinesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor. It will give you a decision based on your answers to some questions.
  • Gross pay estimatorThis calculator will give you an estimate of your gross pay based on your net pay for a particular pay period (weekly, fortnightly or monthly).
  • Tax withheld calculatorIf you are an employer or another withholding payer, the tax withheld calculator helps you work out the tax you need to withhold from payments you make to employees and other workers including working holiday makers.
  • Payment plan estimatorUse our online estimator to work out a payment plan that you can afford. Calculate different payment scenarios based on your circumstances and use these as a guide to propose a plan that enables you to address your tax obligations.
  • Credit for interest on early paymentsThis calculator will help you work out your entitlement to a credit for interest on early payments of tax.
  • Gross pay estimatorThis calculator will give you an estimate of your gross pay based on your net pay for a particular pay period (weekly, fortnightly or monthly).
  • Payment plan estimatorUse our online estimator to work out a payment plan that you can afford. Calculate different payment scenarios based on your circumstances and use these as a guide to propose a plan that enables you to address your tax obligations.
  • Progress of returnMost income tax returns lodged online take two weeks to process. You can quickly check the progress of your return using our online services, 24/7.
  • Invalid and invalid carer tax offsetThis calculator will help you work out if you can claim for an invalid or carer of an invalid you have maintained and the amount of the offset. Use this tool for the 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17 and 2017–18 income years.
  • Net medical expenses tax offset calculatorThis calculator will help you work out the amount of medical expenses offset you can claim.
  • Personal services income toolUse this tool to work out if your income is personal services income (PSI) and if the PSI rules apply to that income.
  • Credit for interest on early paymentsThis calculator will help you work out your entitlement to a credit for interest on early payments of tax.
  • Gross pay estimatorThis calculator will give you an estimate of your gross pay based on your net pay for a particular pay period (weekly, fortnightly or monthly).
  • Private health insurance rebate calculatorThis calculator will help you work out your future entitlement to the private health insurance rebate and the rebate percentage that you can claim. It will also work out the Medicare levy surcharge rate to be charged if you did not have private health insurance.
  • Capital gains tax property exemption toolIf you had sole or joint ownership of a property that you sold or are going to sell (or otherwise dispose of), this tool will help you work out what portion of your capital gain is exempt from capital gains tax.
  • GST property decision toolThe GST property decision tool is an interactive tool designed to assist tax payers and tax agents correctly treat and report GST on property related transactions.
  • Work out your tax residencyTo understand your tax situation you first need to work out if you are an Australian or foreign resident for tax purposes. This may be different to your residency status for other purposes - for example, you could be an Australian resident for tax purposes even if you're not an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
  • Undeducted purchase price calculatorThe undeducted purchase price calculator will calculate the amount of the annual tax exclusion associated with the payment of a pension or annuity.
  • Business industry code toolThe business industry code (BIC) tool allows you to search by main business activity description to find the correct BIC to report on your tax return or schedule. You can also search by ANZSIC code or BIC to check the activities they cover.
  • Business viability assessment toolUse our business viability assessment tool to determine whether a business is viable.
  • Employee or contractorBusinesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor. It will give you a decision based on your answers to some questions.
  • Payment plan estimatorUse our online estimator to work out a payment plan that you can afford. Calculate different payment scenarios based on your circumstances and use these as a guide to propose a plan that enables you to address your tax obligations.
  • Record keeping evaluationUse this tool for advice about business records you need to keep and how well you keep them.
  • Depreciation and capital allowances toolThis tool will help you calculate the deduction available from a depreciating asset. It will also assist you to calculate the claims you are entitled to for capital allowance and capital works purposes.
  • Is my scholarship taxableThis calculator will help you work out whether or not your scholarship is taxable.
  • Self-education expensesThis calculator will give you an estimate of the deduction you can claim for work related self-education expenses on your tax return.
  • Study and training loan repayment calculatorThis calculator will help you determine an estimate of the amount of your Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), Student Start-up Loan (SSL), ABSTUDY Student Start-up Loan (ABSTUDY SSL), Trade Support Loan (TSL) or Student Financial Supplement Scheme (SFSS) compulsory repayment and HELP or TSL overseas levy.
  • Am I entitled to superUse this tool to check if you are entitled to super guarantee contributions from your employer.
  • Employee or contractorBusinesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor. It will give you a decision based on your answers to some questions.
  • Estimate my superUse this tool to calculate how much super guarantee your employer should have paid for you.
  • Item A3 Government super contributions calculatorThis tool will help you calculate the correct amounts for the A3 labels on the individual tax return.
  • Low income super contribution calculatorThe low income super contribution calculator (LISC) is a tool to help individuals estimate their LISC entitlement and eligibility.
  • Report unpaid super contributions from my employerUse this tool to let us know if your employer hasn't paid your super, paid your super late or paid your super to the incorrect fund.
  • Super co-contribution calculatorThe super co-contribution calculator is a tool to help individuals and the self-employed estimate their co-contribution entitlement and eligibility.
  • Super guarantee charge statement and calculator toolUse either the super guarantee charge calculator (electronic lodgment) or super guarantee charge (SGC) statement (paper lodgment) tool if you are late in paying your employees' superannuation contributions to a superannuation fund. These tools will enable you to calculate your SGC liability and prepare the SGC statement to be lodged with us.
  • Super guarantee contributionsUse this tool to calculate superannuation guarantee (SG) contributions for your eligible employees for a current quarter, including the period within 28 days after the end of that quarter.
  • Super guarantee eligibilityUse this decision tool to check if you need to make super guarantee (SG) contributions for any individuals you employ.
  • Superannuation benefit component calculatorSuper professionals can use this calculator to determine the crystallised segment of the tax free component of a superannuation interest.
  • Undeducted purchase price calculatorThe undeducted purchase price calculator will calculate the amount of the annual tax exclusion associated with the payment of a pension or annuity.
  • Home office expenses calculatorThis calculator will help you work out the deduction you can claim where a home office is used for income producing purposes. This calculator is available for the current year and the three previous income years.
  • Self-education expensesThis calculator will give you an estimate of the deduction you can claim for work related self-education expenses on your tax return.
  • Work related car expensesThis calculator helps you work out your claim for work-related car expenses.
  • Employee or contractorBusinesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor. It will give you a decision based on your answers to some questions.
  • Employee or contractorBusinesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor. It will give you a decision based on your answers to some questions.
  • Australian zone listThis list can be used to find out whether an Australian place is located in a zone for the purposes of the zone tax offset.
  • Zone or overseas forces tax offsetThis calculator will help you work out your eligibility for a zone or overseas forces tax offset and the tax offset that you can claim for the current year and two previous income years.