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  • A2 Part-year tax-free threshold 2021

    If you were not an Australian resident for the whole of 2020–21, we use the information you show at this item on your tax return to work out your tax-free threshold.

    See also:

    In 2020–21 did you:

    • become an Australian resident for tax purposes, or
    • stop being an Australian resident for tax purposes?

    No

    Go to question A3 Government super contributions 2021.

    Yes

    Read on.

    Did you receive any Australian Government pension or allowance, which you showed at item 5 or item 6?

    No

    Go to Completing your tax return.

    Yes

    Read on.

    Was this amount only for:

    • youth allowance
    • JobSeeker payment
    • a sickness allowance
    • a special benefit, or
    • a payment under the Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) Scheme?

    Yes

    Go to Completing your tax return.

    No

    You are entitled to the full tax-free threshold. You do not need to answer this question. Go to question A3 Government super contributions 2021.

    Completing your tax return

    Step 1

    Write the date you became, or stopped being, an Australian resident for tax purposes in the Date box at item A2.

    Step 2

    Write the number of months that you were an Australian resident for tax purposes in 2020–21, counting the month during which you became, or stopped being, a resident for tax purposes at N item A2.

    Example

    If you:

    • became a resident in November 2020 and remained a resident for the rest of the income year, you write 8
    • stopped being a resident in September 2020, you write 3.
    End of example

    We will work out your tax-free threshold for you using the information you provide at this item. If you want to work it out, go to:

    Where to go next

      Last modified: 27 May 2021QC 64748