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).
  • 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.
  • 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 two 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 will help 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.
  • 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 interestFor the purposes of Division 7A of Part 3 of the Income Tax Assessment ACT 1936, the benchmark interest rate for an income year is the 'indicator' lending rates - bank variable housing loans interest 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 if you have employees (including some contractors) to check their eligibility for super contributions.
  • 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 if you have employees (including some contractors) to check their eligibility for super contributions.
  • 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.
  • 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 propertyThe GST property tool is an interactive decision making tool designed to assist tax payers and tax agents understand GST implications for any 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).
  • 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.
  • 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 interestFor the purposes of Division 7A of Part 3 of the Income Tax Assessment ACT 1936, the benchmark interest rate for an income year is the 'indicator' lending rates - bank variable housing loans interest 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.
  • 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 two previous income years.
  • Income tax estimatorThis calculator will help you work out your tax refund or debt on a given taxable income for the previous three 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 three 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 three 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.
  • Work related car expensesThis calculator will help 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 2015-16, 2014-15 and 2013-14 income years.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 propertyThe GST property tool is an interactive decision making tool designed to assist tax payers and tax agents understand GST implications for any property related transactions.
  • 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.
  • 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 if you have employees (including some contractors) to check their eligibility for super contributions.