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  • Tax withheld calculators

    The tax withheld calculator applies to payments made in the 2019–20 income year.

    For information about the Federal Budget changes for the 2019–20 income year refer to Tax tables. New tax tables have been created for Study and training support loans, which replace the tax tables for HELP/TSL/SSL and SFSS. It also incorporates ABSTUDY SSL and VET Student Loan (VSL).

    If you employ working holiday makers, other tax tables apply. For more information refer to Tax table for working holiday makers.

    Our tax withheld calculators

    If you're an employer or another withholding payer, our tax withheld calculators can help you work out the tax you need to withhold from payments you make to employees and other workers.

    There are two withholding calculators you can use depending on your situation: 

    1. Tax withheld for individuals calculatorThis link opens in a new window – for employees and other workers including working holiday makers.
    2. Voluntary agreement calculatorThis link opens in a new window – for workers, such as subcontractors, who are subject to a voluntary agreement.

    To use these calculators, you will need the information your employees or other workers supply in their:

    What the calculator does

    The tax withheld calculator takes into account the:

    • Income tax rates
    • Medicare levy
    • Study and training support loan contributions
    • Worker status:            
      • Resident
      • Non-resident
      • Working holiday maker
    • Registration of employers of working holiday makers
    • Tax-free threshold
    • Tax offset entitlements.


    All outcomes provided by this calculator are based on the information you provide at the time of calculation.

    See also:

    Last modified: 27 Jun 2019QC 16944