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    Once you link your myGov account to the ATO, you can access a range of services in one place, including lodging your tax return and keeping track of your super. Lodge your tax return online with myTax it is free, quick, easy, safe, secure and web-based, so there's no need to download any software. You can generally receive your refund within two weeks when you lodge online. You can lodge your tax return on any device – computer, smartphone or tablet.

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    Check your bank details

    Check the bank details included in your tax return are correct before you lodge. If your bank details are incorrect when you lodge your tax return, your tax refund will be delayed.

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    Low and middle income earner tax offset

    The low and middle income tax offset (LMITO) continues to be available for the 2020–21 income year. The amount of available offset depends on your individual circumstances. and how much tax you paid.

    You don’t have to do anything to claim the offset because we will work it out when you lodge your tax return.

    The low and middle income tax offset amount is between $255 and $1,080. The offset reduces the tax you need to pay on your taxable income. The low income tax offset and the low and middle income tax offsets can only reduce the tax you pay to $0 (zero). Any offset amount that remains once your tax payable is zero isn't refunded to you.

      Last modified: 15 Oct 2021QC 62802