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
  10. ATO app including myDeductions record-keeping tool
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  • Fuel tax credit toolsThese tools help you check your eligibility to claim fuel tax credits and work out the fuel tax credit amount you can claim on your business activity statement (BAS).
  • Business industry code toolThe business industry code (BIC) tool helps you find the correct code to report on your tax return or schedule.
  • Employee or contractorBusinesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor.
  • 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 or capital allowances and capital works purposes
  • Home office expenses calculatorUse our home office expenses calculators to work out your claim for work-related expenses you incur as a result work you do from home as an employee.
  • 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. It applies to payments made in the 2020–21 income year.
  • Work related car expensesThis calculator helps you to calculate the deduction you can claim for work-related car expenses on your tax return. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Employee or contractorBusinesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor.
  • 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 calculatorUse our home office expenses calculators to work out your claim for work-related expenses you incur as a result work you do from home as an employee.
  • Self-education expensesThis calculator helps you to estimate the deduction you can claim for work related self-education expenses on your tax return. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Work related car expensesThis calculator helps you to calculate the deduction you can claim for work-related car expenses on your tax return. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • 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 calculator and decision toolDetermine if a direct transaction by a private company to a shareholder or their associate will be treated as an unfranked dividend under Division 7A, and work out repayment requirements on a complying loan.
  • Income tax estimatorThis calculator will help you work out your tax refund or debt estimate. It can be used for the 2015–16 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Study and training loan repayment calculatorThis calculator will help you determine an estimate of the compulsory repayment amount required towards your study or training loan.
  • 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. It applies to payments made in the 2020–21 income year.
  • 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.
  • 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 not-for-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. It applies to payments made in the 2020–21 income year.
  • Employee or contractorBusinesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor.
  • 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 the super guarantee charge (SGC) statement and calculator tool if you are late paying employee superannuation contributions to a super fund.
  • 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. It applies to payments made in the 2020–21 income year.
  • Employee or contractorBusinesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor.
  • Super guarantee charge statement and calculator toolUse the super guarantee charge (SGC) statement and calculator tool if you are late paying employee superannuation contributions to a super fund.
  • 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.
  • 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 not-for-profit hospitals and public ambulance services.
  • Fuel tax credit toolsThese tools help you check your eligibility to claim fuel tax credits and work out the fuel tax credit amount you can claim on your business activity statement (BAS).
  • GST food and beverage search toolThis search tool helps you find out whether food and beverage products are taxable or GST-free.
  • 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 interactive GST calculation worksheet allows you to work out GST amounts for your business activity statement (BAS).
  • GST property decision toolThe GST property decision tool is an interactive tool. It will assist you to 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).
  • Do I need to lodge a tax returnThis tool will help you work out if you need to lodge a tax return. It is for income years from 2013 onwards. There are instructions for earlier years.
  • Income tax estimatorThis calculator will help you work out your tax refund or debt estimate. It can be used for the 2015–16 to 2019–20 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. It applies to payments made in the 2020–21 income year.
  • ATO online services simulatorOur simulator helps you interact with and learn about the functions and services available in ATO online services for individuals
  • 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 if you are eligible for the beneficiary tax offset or seniors and pensioners tax offset. It will then calculate the amount you are entitled to. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Business industry code toolThe business industry code (BIC) tool helps you find the correct code to report on your tax return or schedule.
  • 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.
  • Defined benefit income cap toolThis tool helps you work out if the defined benefit income cap applies to your superannuation income stream.
  • Depreciation and capital allowances toolThis tool will help you calculate the deduction available from a depreciating asset or capital allowances and capital works purposes
  • Division 7A calculator and decision toolDetermine if a direct transaction by a private company to a shareholder or their associate will be treated as an unfranked dividend under Division 7A, and work out repayment requirements on a complying loan.
  • Do I need to lodge a tax returnThis tool will help you work out if you need to lodge a tax return. It is for income years from 2013 onwards. There are instructions for earlier 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. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Home office expenses calculatorUse our home office expenses calculators to work out your claim for work-related expenses you incur as a result work you do from home as an employee.
  • Income tax estimatorThis calculator will help you work out your tax refund or debt estimate. It can be used for the 2015–16 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Is my scholarship taxableThis tool 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 exemptions and reductions based on family income. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 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 helps you to calculate the tax you owe on your taxable income. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Study and training loan repayment calculatorThis calculator will help you determine an estimate of the compulsory repayment amount required towards your study or training loan.
  • Work related car expensesThis calculator helps you to calculate the deduction you can claim for work-related car expenses on your tax return. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • 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 amount that you can claim. It can be used for the 2014–15 to 2019–20 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. This calculator is available for the current income year only.
  • Private health insurance rebate calculatorThis calculator will help you work out your entitlement to the private health insurance rebate and the rebate percentage that you can claim.
  • Defined benefit income cap toolThis tool helps you work out if the defined benefit income cap applies to your superannuation income stream.
  • Income tax estimatorThis calculator will help you work out your tax refund or debt estimate. It can be used for the 2015–16 to 2019–20 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. This calculator is available for the current income year only.
  • Is my scholarship taxableThis tool will help you work out whether or not your scholarship is taxable.
  • Simple tax calculatorThis calculator helps you to calculate the tax you owe on your taxable income. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Do I need to lodge a tax returnThis tool will help you work out if you need to lodge a tax return. It is for income years from 2013 onwards. There are instructions for earlier 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. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Home office expenses calculatorUse our home office expenses calculators to work out your claim for work-related expenses you incur as a result work you do from home as an employee.
  • Income tax estimatorThis calculator will help you work out your tax refund or debt estimate. It can be used for the 2015–16 to 2019–20 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. This calculator is available for the current income year only.
  • Net medical expenses tax offset calculatorThis calculator will help you work out the amount of medical expenses offset you can claim for the 2015-16 to 2018-19 income years.
  • Self-education expensesThis calculator helps you to estimate the deduction you can claim for work related self-education expenses on your tax return. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Work related car expensesThis calculator helps you to calculate the deduction you can claim for work-related car expenses on your tax return. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • 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 amount that you can claim. It can be used for the 2014–15 to 2019–20 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. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Do I need to lodge a tax returnThis tool will help you work out if you need to lodge a tax return. It is for income years from 2013 onwards. There are instructions for earlier 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). It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • 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 the ATO online payment plan estimator to work out a payment plan that you can afford. Calculate different payment scenarios to best pay off your tax debt.
  • Medicare levyThis calculator will help you work out your Medicare levy, including exemptions and reductions based on family income. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 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 amount that you can claim. It can be used for the 2014–15 to 2019–20 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.
  • 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). It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 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. It applies to payments made in the 2020–21 income year.
  • Payment plan estimatorUse the ATO online payment plan estimator to work out a payment plan that you can afford. Calculate different payment scenarios to best pay off your tax debt.
  • Credit for interest on early paymentsThis calculator will help you work out your entitlement to a credit for interest on early payments of tax. It can be used to calculate credit for interest on early payments of tax made from 1 July 2013 to 30 September 2020.
  • 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). It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Payment plan estimatorUse the ATO online payment plan estimator to work out a payment plan that you can afford. Calculate different payment scenarios to best pay off your tax debt.
  • 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. It can be used to calculate credit for interest on early payments of tax made from 1 July 2013 to 30 September 2020.
  • 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). It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Capital gains tax property exemption toolIf you sold or are going to sell (or otherwise dispose of) property that you own, this tool helps you work out what portion of your capital gain is exempt from CGT.
  • GST property decision toolThe GST property decision tool is an interactive tool. It will assist you to correctly treat and report GST on property-related transactions.
  • Work out your tax residencyYou will 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.
  • 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 helps you find the correct code to report on your tax return or schedule.
  • 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.
  • Payment plan estimatorUse the ATO online payment plan estimator to work out a payment plan that you can afford. Calculate different payment scenarios to best pay off your tax debt.
  • Record keeping evaluationUse this tool for advice about business records you need to keep and how well you keep them.
  • Is my scholarship taxableThis tool will help you work out whether or not your scholarship is taxable.
  • Self-education expensesThis calculator helps you to estimate the deduction you can claim for work related self-education expenses on your tax return. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Study and training loan repayment calculatorThis calculator will help you determine an estimate of the compulsory repayment amount required towards your study or training loan.
  • Do I need to lodge a tax returnThis tool will help you work out if you need to lodge a tax return. It is for income years from 2013 onwards. There are instructions for earlier years.
  • Home office expenses calculatorUse our home office expenses calculators to work out your claim for work-related expenses you incur as a result work you do from home as an employee.
  • Self-education expensesThis calculator helps you to estimate the deduction you can claim for work related self-education expenses on your tax return. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Work related car expensesThis calculator helps you to calculate the deduction you can claim for work-related car expenses on your tax return. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 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 amount that you can claim. It can be used for the 2014–15 to 2019–20 income years.