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  • E-tax


    E-tax is a free, convenient and secure way to lodge your own tax return online.


    Did you know there is a new way to lodge online?

    If your tax affairs are simple this year, you may be eligible to use our new, shorter online tax return – myTax

    However, 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.

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    Need help deciding what’s right for you – myTax or e-tax?

    Our decision tool helps you work out which option is best for you.

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    How to lodge using e-tax

    To lodge online with e-tax you need to create a myGov account, link your myGov account to the ATO and then download e-tax and start your tax return.

    myGovLogo Before you lodge using e-tax, you need to create a myGov account and link to the ATO.

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    Download and install e-tax 2014 to your PC or Mac.

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    Authenticating with e-tax


    Duration 1m 48s. A transcript of Authenticating in e-tax is also available.

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  • Last modified: 16 Dec 2014QC 32101