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  • Tax offsets that you show on the supplementary section of the tax return 2017

    You need to use Individual tax return instructions supplement 2017 if you were entitled to any of the following tax offsets:

    • tax offset for superannuation contributions on behalf of your spouse
    • tax offset for living in a remote or isolated area of Australia
    • tax offset for serving overseas as a member of the Australian Defence Force or a United Nations armed force
    • tax offset for net medical expenses for disability aids, attendant care or aged care over the threshold amount
    • tax offset for maintenance of your parent, spouse's parent or invalid relative
    • landcare and water facility tax offset brought forward from an earlier year
    • tax offset for early stage venture capital limited partnership
    • tax offset for early stage investor
    • tax offset for interest from the infrastructure borrowings scheme
    • tax offset for performing work or services in the Joint Petroleum Development Area (JPDA)
    • foreign income tax offset, which you claimed at item 20.

    Were you entitled to any of the above tax offsets?

    No

    Go to Total tax offsets 2017, or return to main menu Individual tax return instructions 2017.

    Yes

    Read below.

    Answering this question

    Attention

    Warning:

    This information may not apply to the current year. Check the content carefully to ensure it is applicable to your circumstances.

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    You can get a copy of the Tax return for individuals (supplementary section) 2017 from our Publication Ordering Service.

    Completing your tax return

    Step 1

    Complete the details at the top of page 13 on your Tax return for individuals (supplementary section) 2017. Use Individual tax return instructions supplement 2017 to complete the Tax offsets section on page 16 of your tax return (supplementary section).

    Step 2

    Transfer the amount you wrote at Total supplement tax offsets on page 16 of your tax return (supplementary section) to T on page 5 of your tax return.

      Last modified: 25 May 2017QC 51118