Calculators and tools

You can find our most popular calculators and tools listed here, or refine your search options below. Make sure you click the ‘apply filter’ or ‘search’ buttons after selecting your refinement options to find the specific calculator or tool you need.

  1. Simple tax calculator
  2. Tax withheld calculator
  3. Home office expenses calculator
  4. Income tax estimator
  5. Do I need to lodge a tax return
  6. Work out your residency status for tax purposes
  7. Super guarantee contributions
  8. Medicare levy calculator
  9. Private health insurance rebate calculator
  10. ATO app including myDeductions record-keeping tool
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  • ATO online services simulator
  • Our simulator helps you interact with and learn about the functions and services available in ATO online services for individuals
  • Am I entitled to super
  • Use this tool to check if you are entitled to super guarantee contributions from your employer.
  • Australian zone list
  • This list can be used to find out whether an Australian place is located in a zone for the purposes of the zone tax offset.
  • Business industry code tool
  • The business industry code (BIC) tool helps you find the correct code to report on your tax return or schedule.
  • Calculate days
  • Use the Calculate days calculator to help you to work out the number of days from one date to another date.
  • Capital gains tax property exemption tool
  • If you sold or are going to sell (or otherwise dispose of) property that you own, this tool helps you work out what portion of your capital gain is exempt from CGT.
  • Credit for interest on early payments
  • This calculator will help you work out your entitlement to a credit for interest on early payments of tax. It can be used to calculate credit for interest on early payments of tax made from 1 July 2013 to 31 December 2020.
  • Debt release tool
  • Use the Debt Release Tool to determine if you are eligible for release and to access the application form from within the tool.
  • Demergers calculator
  • This calculator helps shareholders work out the capital gains tax consequences under a demerger, including the BHP Billiton, CSR, Sonic Healthcare, Mincor Resources, WMC, Mayne Group, AMP Ltd demerger.
  • Division 7A calculator and decision tool
  • Determine if a direct transaction by a private company to a shareholder or their associate will be treated as an unfranked dividend under Division 7A, and work out repayment requirements on a complying loan.
  • Do I need to lodge a tax return
  • Use this tool to help you work out if you need to lodge a tax return. It is for income years from 2013 onwards. There are also instructions for earlier years.
  • ESIC decision tool
  • The ESIC decision tool will help you work out whether you're eligible for the early stage investor tax offset, or if a company qualifies as an early stage innovation company.
  • Electronic super audit tool
  • The electronic superannuation audit tool (eSAT) will help you fulfil your obligations, carry out the annual compliance audit and lodge an Auditor/actuary contravention report if required.
  • Employee share schemes calculator
  • This calculator will help you to calculate the discount amount of the unlisted rights and underlying shares acquired under an employee share scheme.
  • Estimate my super
  • Use this tool to calculate how much super guarantee your employer should have paid for you.
  • eSAT tutorial
  • These video tutorials cover the main functions of the electronic superannuation audit tool (eSAT).
  • FBT - car
  • The fringe benefits tax (FBT) car calculator helps employers calculate the taxable value of a car fringe benefit using either the statutory formula method or the operating cost method.
  • Foreign income conversion calculator
  • This calculator will help you to convert foreign income into Australian dollars, using either a specific or an average rate of exchange for a range of countries. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Fuel tax credit tools
  • These tools help you check your eligibility to claim fuel tax credits and work out the fuel tax credit amount you can claim on your business activity statement (BAS).
  • GST food classification
  • This decision tool will ask you a series of questions to help you determine whether a food or beverage is GST-free or taxable.
  • GST for BAS
  • This interactive GST calculation worksheet allows you to work out GST amounts for your business activity statement (BAS).
  • GST property decision tool
  • The GST property decision tool is an interactive tool. It will assist you to correctly treat and report GST on property-related transactions.
  • Gross pay estimator
  • This calculator will give you an estimate of your gross pay based on your net pay for a particular pay period (weekly, fortnightly or monthly). It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Home office expenses calculator
  • Use our home office expenses calculators to work out your claim for work-related expenses you incur as a result work you do from home as an employee.
  • Income tax estimator
  • This calculator will help you work out your tax refund or debt estimate. It can be used for the 2015–16 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Income tests calculator
  • This calculator will help you work out your adjusted taxable income (ATI), rebate income and income for Medicare levy surcharge purposes. This calculator is available for the current income year only.
  • Medicare levy
  • This calculator will help you work out your Medicare levy, including exemptions and reductions based on family income. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Not-for-profit FBT Calculator
  • This calculator will help you work out the Fringe benefits tax (FBT) for public benevolent institutions (PBIs), health promotion charities (HPCs), rebatable employers, public and not-for-profit hospitals and public ambulance services.
  • PAYG instalments calculator
  • This calculator will help you work out your PAYG instalments for the current financial year. The calculator provides an instalment amount or rate based on your estimates.
  • Payment plan estimator
  • Use the ATO online payment plan estimator to work out a payment plan that you can afford. Calculate different payment scenarios to best pay off your tax debt.
  • Personal living expenses comprehensive worksheet
  • This worksheet can help you to review your business record keeping, work out if your reported income is enough to support your actual lifestyle and self-assess your risk of being selected for an audit (NAT 72959).
  • Personal living expenses concise worksheet
  • This worksheet can help you to review your business record keeping, work out if your reported income is enough to support your actual lifestyle and self-assess your risk of being selected for an audit (NAT 72960).
  • Personal services income tool
  • Use this tool to work out if your income is personal services income (PSI) and if the PSI rules apply to that income.
  • Record keeping evaluation
  • The Record keeping evaluation tool can help you assess how well you are keeping your business records.
  • SMSF member verification system
  • The SMSF member verification system provides greater transparency when making super rollovers from APRA-regulated super funds into SMSFs.
  • Self-education expenses
  • This calculator helps you to estimate the deduction you can claim for work related self-education expenses on your tax return. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Simple tax calculator
  • This calculator helps you to calculate the tax you owe on your taxable income. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Super co-contribution calculator
  • The super co-contribution calculator is a tool to help individuals and the self-employed estimate their co-contribution entitlement and eligibility.
  • Super guarantee contributions
  • Use this tool to calculate superannuation guarantee (SG) contributions for your eligible employees for a current quarter, including the period within 28 days after the end of that quarter.
  • Super guarantee eligibility
  • Use this decision tool to check if you need to make super guarantee (SG) contributions for any individuals you employ.
  • Tax withheld calculator
  • If you are an employer or another withholding payer, the tax withheld calculator helps you work out the tax you need to withhold from payments you make to employees and other workers including working holiday makers. It applies to payments made in the 2020–21 income year.
  • Undeducted purchase price calculator
  • The undeducted purchase price calculator will calculate the amount of the annual tax exclusion associated with the payment of a pension or annuity.
  • Work out your tax residency
  • You will need to work out if you are an Australian or foreign resident for tax purposes. This may be different to your residency status for other purposes.
  • Work related car expenses
  • This calculator helps you to calculate the deduction you can claim for work-related car expenses on your tax return. It can be used for the 2013–14 to 2019–20 income years.
  • Zone or overseas forces tax offset
  • This calculator will help you work out your eligibility for a zone or overseas forces tax offset and the tax offset amount that you can claim. It can be used for the 2014–15 to 2019–20 income years.