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    We can offer a more personalised service if you provide your tax file number (TFN).

    • Individual 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, Australian business number (ABN), pay as you go (PAYG) instalments, business deductions, activity statements (including lodgment and payment), accounts and business registration (including ABN and TFN), dividend and royalty withholding tax
    • Superannuation 13 10 20
    • Tax reform 13 24 78

    Other services

    Translating and Interpreting Service 13 14 50
    If you do not speak English well and need help from the Tax Office, phone the Translating and Interpreting Service.

    Hearing or speech impairment
    If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can phone the Tax Office through the National Relay Service (NRS).

    • If you are a TTY user, phone 13 36 77 and ask for the Tax Office number you want. If you need a Tax Office 1800 free call number, phone 1800 555 677 and ask for the Tax Office number you want.
    • If you are a Speak and Listen (speech to speech relay) user, phone 1300 555 727 and ask for the Tax Office number you want. If you need a Tax Office 1800 free call number, phone 1800 555 727 and ask for the number you want.
    • If you are an internet relay user, connect to the NRS ( Link) and ask for the Tax Office number you want.

    Why not lodge online using e-tax?

    • E-tax is our free online tax preparation and lodgment software.
    • E-tax is secure, user friendly, and you can access your individual information using the pre-filling service.
    • Most refunds are issued within 14 days.

    For more information, see

    Last modified: 23 Oct 2009QC 27952