Do I need the TaxPack supplement?



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The majority of taxpayers can lodge their returns using TaxPack alone. You will also require the TaxPack supplement if you have:

  • income or a loss from      
    • a partnership or trust
    • personal services income
    • a business
    • a deferred non-commercial business loss
    • a net farm management deposit or withdrawal
    • a capital gain
    • a foreign entity
    • foreign source income and foreign assets or property
    • rent
    • a bonus from a life insurance company or friendly society
    • a forestry managed investment scheme
    • certain other income, such as scholarships, royalties and benefits from an employee share scheme
  • deductions for      
    • investment in the Australian film industry
    • undeducted purchase price of a foreign pension or annuity
    • personal superannuation contributions
    • project pool
    • forestry managed investment scheme
    • certain other deductions, such as election expenses, sickness and accident insurance premiums, and foreign exchange losses
  • tax offsets for      
    • superannuation contributions on behalf of your spouse
    • zone or overseas forces
    • net medical expenses over the threshold amount
    • parent, spouse's parent or invalid relative
    • entrepreneurs
    • other tax offsets including interest from the land transport facilities tax offset scheme or infrastructure borrowings scheme.


If you are using TaxPack supplement, you must also use TaxPack to complete all of your tax return.

Last modified: 14 Nov 2014QC 21776