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Lodging your tax return
If you're lodging your own tax return, you need to lodge it by 31 October.
You have two free options for lodging your tax return online - myTax and e-tax.
MyTax is our new streamlined tax return designed specifically for people with straightforward tax affairs. It's available on tablets, smart phones and computers.
You should use myTax if:
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Need help deciding if myTax is right for you?
Our decision tool helps you work out if you can use myTax. Or you can complete our myTax eligibility checklist
How to lodge with myTax
If your tax affairs are more complex, for example you had income or losses from a business or rental property or made capital gains or losses, you should use e-tax.
How to lodge with e-tax
To lodge your tax return online this year - using myTax or e-tax - you need to create a myGov accountExternal Link and link to the ATO.
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