• Payment

    How to pay

    We offer you a range of convenient payment options, both in Australia and overseas.

    Your payment needs to reach us on or before its due date. Please check your financial institution’s processing deadlines to avoid making a late payment.

    BPAY®

    Make a payment directly from your cheque or savings account to us using your financial institution’s phone or internet banking service.

    Details you need

    Biller code: 75556

    Reference: Your EFT code or PRN

    BPAY payments made out of hours, on a weekend or on a public holiday will not reach us until the next working day.

    Registered to BPAY Pty Ltd ABN 69 079 137 518

    Credit card

    Pay by credit card online or by phone. To make a credit card payment you will need:

    • a current Visa, MasterCard or American Express card
    • your EFT code or PRN.

    A card payment fee applies to transactions made using the credit card payment service.

    To make credit card payments online or for further information go to ato.gov.au/howtopay

    To make credit card payments by phone call 1300 898 089

    Direct credit

    Transfer your payment to us online from your cheque or savings account.

    Details you need

    Bank: Reserve Bank of Australia

    BSB: 093 003

    Account number: 316 385

    Account name: ATO direct credit account

    Reference: Your EFT code or PRN

    Direct credit payments made out of hours, on a weekend or public holiday will not reach us until the next working day.

    Direct debit

    Have your payment automatically deducted from a cheque or savings account.

    Details you need

    For a verbal direct debit payment arrangement after the due date, phone us on 13 11 42.

    For all other direct debit requests, complete the Direct debit request (NAT 2284) form and return it to us.

    To access the form:

    To ensure your payment reaches us on or before its due date, allow at least seven work days for your direct debit to be activated.

    Mail

    Mail your cheque or money order to us.

    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 (TFN), Australian business number (ABN), client identification number
    • payment type: BAS payment, income tax, Higher Education Loan Program (HELP).

    Mail your payment and payment slip or note to:

    NSW, QLD or ACT residents

    Australian Taxation Office
    Locked Bag 1793
    PENRITH NSW 1793

    VIC, SA, WA, TAS or NT residents

    Australian Taxation Office
    Locked Bag 1936
    ALBURY NSW 1936

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

    Do not send cash.

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

    Australia Post

    If you have a pre-printed payment slip with a barcode, you can pay in person at any Australia Post outlet.

    A $3,000 limit applies to cash payments. EFTPOS payments are subject to daily withdrawal limits.

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

    What is my EFT code or PRN?

    Your EFT code or PRN is the reference number. It is printed directly above the barcode on your payment slip.

    If you pay using BPAY®, credit card or direct credit you will need this number.

    If you need more information:

    Last modified: 26 May 2016QC 48238