• Tax return for individuals 2016

    To get your refund faster – generally within 2 weeks – join over 3 million Australians and lodge your tax return online with myTax this year.

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    How to access the paper 2016 Tax return

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    Warning:

    This information may not apply to the current year. Check the content carefully to ensure it is applicable to your circumstances.

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    You can download this form in Portable Document Format Tax return for individuals 2016 (NAT 2541, PDF, 361KB)This link will download a file to lodge your paper tax return by mail. Most refunds are issued within 50 business days of lodgment.

    You may also need Individual tax return instructions 2016.

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    Last modified: 09 Oct 2017QC 49117