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  • Education zone

    We can help you teach tax and super.

    Our Schools Education Program offers a range of resources to help you teach tax and super.

    We offer a free online teaching resource called Tax, Super + You that is aligned to the Australian Curriculum. It is a complete learning management system and includes fun, animated and interactive elements designed to appeal to students.

    Our expert staff can conduct and tailor presentations and webinars for students and teachers on a range of tax and super topics.

    Presentation topics include:

    • an introduction to the tax and super systems
    • why you need a tax file number (TFN) and how to get one
    • information on tax, when preparing to enter the workforce or study
    • how to complete and lodge tax returns
    • an overview of super.

    Tax, Super + You competition

    The Tax, Super and You competition invites students in Years 7–12 to develop creative ideas on how they think tax and super contributes to the community.

    There are two categories:

    • Junior Secondary (Year 7–9)
    • Senior Secondary (Year 10–12).

    There is a total prize pool of $6,200 and creative ideas could be used in a national campaign.

    To see the 2017 winning entries and find out more about the competition, visit the Tax, Super + YouExternal Link website.

    Village and the Boy Named Tax animation

    A high school student's perspective of the value of tax in the community

    Developed from a story by high school student Felicity Pollard, the Village and the Boy Named Tax animation is a student's perspective of the value of tax in the community. The original story was a 2017 Tax, Super + You competitionExternal Link entry and won second-prize.

    The voiceover for the animation is by 2017 Tax, Super and You competition first-prize winner, Elise Hutchison.

    Watch:

    Village and the Boy Named Tax animation

    Media:Village and the Boy Named Tax animation
    http://tv.ato.gov.au/ato-tv/media?v=bd1bdiun8giu9fExternal Link (Duration: 2:55)

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    Last modified: 31 Aug 2018QC 25232