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  • Supporting taxpayers' wellbeing

    If you’re feeling overwhelmed or getting behind with your tax and super obligations, contact us as early as possible so we can work with you to find a solution. It’s never too late to contact us and ask for help.

    We understand that there are a range of factors that can affect your wellbeing, including:

    • stress, anxiety and depression
    • family tragedy
    • financial misfortune
    • serious illness
    • mental health issues
    • domestic violence
    • challenging economic conditions
    • natural disasters.

    If you are struggling to meet your tax and super commitments for any of these reasons, phone us on:

    • Individuals 13 28 61
    • Small business 13 28 66.

    We can support you with a number of options depending on your circumstances, including:

    • fast tracking your tax refund
    • early and compassionate release of your superannuation
    • release from your tax debt
    • tailored payment plans.

    You can call us directly or you can ask someone to speak with us on your behalf. You may also prefer to talk to your trusted advisor or tax professional about your situation and the support available.

    Whatever your situation, it's never too late to ask for help.

    If you're struggling with your mental health and need immediate support you can phone Beyond Blue any time on 1300 224 636 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.

    For a full list of support services, see Health and wellbeing organisations.

    See also:

    Last modified: 24 Jan 2019QC 57756