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  • Lodge online

    Lodging online with myTax is the quick, easy, safe and secure way for you to prepare and lodge your own tax return. The deadline to lodge your tax return is 31 October.

    myTax 2018 will be available from 1 July.

    Benefits of lodging with myTax:

    • Most information from your employer, bank and government agencies will be pre-filled by late August, so you’ll have a quicker and easier experience at this time.
    • We use a range of systems and controls to ensure that your information is protected – it's as safe as online banking.
    • It's available 24/7, so you can lodge at your convenience.
    • You get your refund faster – generally within two weeks.
    • You can upload your myDeductions data to prefill your tax return.
    • It's available for all individuals who want to lodge their own tax 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 > Lodgments > Income tax. MyTax is the quick, easy, safe and secure way to lodge online. It's web-based, so there's no need to download anything. You can lodge your tax return on any device – computer, smartphone or tablet. To see it in action, watch our video.

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    New features

    MyTax has been upgraded to do even more.

    • Print and review your tax return before you lodge
    • See a detailed breakdown of your estimated refund or debt
    • More user friendly deductions section on the Personalise and Prepare screens
    • More occupation and main business/professional activity to select from
    • Private health insurance tax claim code automatically pre-filled based on the previous year's tax return
    • Upload more myDeductions data into myTax, including some sole trader business data
    • Use our upgraded the depreciation and capital allowances tool

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    Lodging online with myTax is the quick, easy, safe and secure way to do your own tax.

    Last modified: 10 Apr 2018QC 40183