Lodging your tax return
Tax returns cover the financial year from 1 July to 30 June, and if you’re lodging your own they are due by the 31 October deadline.
MyTax is the quick, easy, safe and secure way to lodge your tax return online. It's web-based, so you don't need to download anything. You can lodge on a range of devices – computer, smartphone or tablet, just make sure to complete this by the 31 October deadline.
To lodge online you need a myGov account linked to the ATO. MyTax replaces e-tax and can do everything e-tax could do, plus extra things it couldn't. From 2016 myTax is available to all individuals completing their own return (including sole traders).
Start your tax return with myTax
Note: myTax is accessed through myGov. By clicking this link you will be taken away from ato.gov.au. Once logged in, follow these menu options: Tax> Income tax> Lodge return> Lodge.
Note: If you're having difficulties meeting your tax obligations, we encourage you to contact us as soon as possible.
Lodge your tax return by the 31 October deadline to avoid penalties.
Tax returns cover the financial year, from 1 July to 30 June, and are due by the 31 October deadline. The easiest way to do your own tax is online using myTax. You can also lodge with a paper tax return or through a registered tax agent.