• System availability and start of return processing

    The timeline below outlines the key dates in our preparation for Tax Time 2016.

    Saturday 25 June and Sunday 26 June:

    • system updated in preparation for Tax Time 2016
    • tax returns cannot be processed during this two-day period.

    Monday 27 June to Friday 8 July:

    • processing continues as usual for 2015 and prior year returns
    • 2016 year returns received during this period are checked to ensure they are processing correctly
    • check your clients’ lodgment due dates.

    Friday 8 July:

    • we commence full processing of 2016 returns.

    Monday 18 July:

    • refunds for 2016 year returns will start being received from this point onwards.

    Tax Time 2016

    See also:

    Last modified: 30 May 2016QC 45685