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Mail your cheque or money order to us. Do not send cash.

Cheques and money orders should be for amounts in Australian dollars and payable to the 'Deputy Commissioner of Taxation'. Cheques should be crossed 'Not negotiable' and must not be post dated.

You should also include your payment slip or a note that states your:

  • full name
  • address and telephone number
  • account identifier (tax file number, Australian business number, client identification number etc)
  • payment type (BAS payment, income tax, HELP etc).

Mail your payment and payment slip or note to:

NSW, ACT or QLD residents:

Australian Taxation Office
Locked Bag 1793

WA, SA, NT, TAS or VIC residents:

Australian Taxation Office
Locked Bag 1936

Do not use pins, staples, paper clips or adhesive tape.

Please allow sufficient time for your payment to reach us on or before the due date.

If you need more information:

  • phone 1800 815 886 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday AEST, or
  • send an email to
Last modified: 25 Nov 2009QC 21714