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    Internet

    For up-to-date and comprehensive information about deductions and to download publications, rulings and general tax information, visit www.ato.gov.au

    Publications

    Publications referred to in this guide are:

    Infolines

    We can offer a more personalised service if you provide a tax file number.

    • Personal tax 13 28 61
      Individual income tax and general personal tax enquiries, including capital gains tax
    • Business 13 28 66
      General business tax enquiries including capital gains tax, GST rulings, pay as you go (PAYG) instalments and withholdings (from interest, dividends and royalties), business deductions, activity statements (including lodgment and payment), accounts and business registration (including Australian business number and tax file number)
    • Superannuation 13 10 20
       

    Other services

    • Translating and Interpreting Service 13 14 50
      If you do not speak English well and want to talk to a tax officer, phone the Translating and Interpreting Service for help with your call.
    • National Relay Service 13 36 77
      If you have a hearing or speech impairment and use a TTY or modem, phone the National Relay Service. For 1800 free call numbers phone 1800 555 677 and quote the number you require.
    • Speech to Speech Relay Service 1300 555 727
      If you have a speech impairment and do not use a TTY or modem, phone the Speech to Speech Relay Service. For 1800 free call numbers phone 1800 555 727 and quote the number you require.

    Lodge online with e-tax

    Looking for an easy and convenient way to do your tax return? Try e-tax - available free from the Tax Office website at www.ato.gov.au

    You can use e-tax to:

    • prepare your tax return electronically in a secure online environment
    • calculate items such as your net capital gain
    • work out your tax refund or tax debt.

    e-tax is available from 1 July 2005.

    Tax returns lodged using e-tax are usually processed within 14 days.

    For more information, visit our website at www.ato.gov.au

    Last modified: 18 Jul 2006QC 27742