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. Progress of return
  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
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  • 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 allows you to search by main business activity description to find the correct BIC to report on your tax return or schedule. You can also search by ANZSIC code or BIC to check the activities they cover.
  • Calculate days
  • This calculator will work out the number of days in a period you specify - for example, to calculate the number of days during an income year that you do not have to pay the Medicare levy surcharge.
  • Capital gains tax property exemption tool
  • If you had sole or joint ownership of a property that you sold or are going to sell (or otherwise dispose of), this tool will help you work out what portion of your capital gain is exempt from capital gains tax.
  • 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.
  • Depreciation and capital allowances tool
  • This tool will help you calculate the deduction available from a depreciating asset. It will also assist you to calculate the claims you are entitled to for capital allowance and capital works purposes.
  • Division 7A - benchmark interest rate
  • Information on the 'benchmark interest rate' under Division 7A of Part 3 of the Income Tax Assessment ACT 1936. The applicable rate for an income year is the 'Indicator Lending Rates' – Housing loans; Banks; Variable; Standard; Owner-occupier' rate last published by the Reserve Bank of Australia before the start of the income year.
  • Division 7A calculator and decision tool
  • Determine if a direct transaction by a private company to a shareholder or their associate will be deemed a dividend under Division 7A, and calculate the minimum yearly repayment required on a loan to avoid a deemed dividend arising under Division 7A.
  • 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) has been designed to help you fulfil your obligations, carry out the annual compliance audit and lodge an Auditor/actuary contravention report if required.
  • Employee or contractor
  • Businesses can use this tool to work out whether a worker is an employee or contractor. It will give you a decision based on your answers to some questions.
  • 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).
  • eSAT user feedback
  • We would like to improve our understanding of your use of and level of satisfaction with eSAT. Your responses are confidential and will help us improve 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.
  • Fuel tax credit tools
  • The fuel tax credit eligibility tool and fuel tax credit calculator are easy-to-use tools that help you work out your eligibility to claim fuel tax credits and calculate 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 worksheet allows you to work out GST amounts for your activity statement.
  • GST property decision tool
  • The GST property decision tool is an interactive tool designed to assist tax payers and tax agents 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).
  • Home office expenses calculator
  • This calculator will help you work out the deduction you can claim where a home office is used for income producing purposes. This calculator is available for the current year and the three previous income years.
  • Income tax estimator
  • We produce tax calculators to help you work out your tax refund or debt for the previous two 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.
  • Invalid and invalid carer tax offset
  • This calculator will help you work out if you can claim for an invalid or carer of an invalid you have maintained and the amount of the offset. Use this tool for the 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17 and 2017–18 income years.
  • Medicare levy
  • This calculator will help you work out your Medicare levy, including any half or full exemptions, and reductions based on family income. This calculator is available for the past four 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 non-profit hospitals and public ambulance services.
  • PAYG instalments calculator
  • This calculator will help you work out your PAYG instalments for the current financial year. Enter your financial details for the year, including your estimated income and expenses, and the calculator provides an instalment amount or rate based on your estimates.
  • Payment plan estimator
  • Use our online estimator to work out a payment plan that you can afford. Calculate different payment scenarios based on your circumstances and use these as a guide to propose a plan that enables you to address your tax obligations.
  • 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.
  • Private health insurance rebate calculator
  • This calculator will help you work out your future entitlement to the private health insurance rebate and the rebate percentage that you can claim. It will also work out the Medicare levy surcharge rate to be charged if you did not have private health insurance.
  • Progress of return
  • Most income tax returns lodged online take two weeks to process. You can quickly check the progress of your return using our online services, 24/7.
  • 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 will give you an estimate of the deduction you can claim for work related self-education expenses on your tax return.
  • Simple tax calculator
  • This calculator will help you work out the tax you owe on your taxable income for the previous four income years.
  • Study and training loan repayment calculator
  • This calculator will help you determine an estimate of the amount of your Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), Student Start-up Loan (SSL), ABSTUDY Student Start-up Loan (ABSTUDY SSL), Trade Support Loan (TSL) or Student Financial Supplement Scheme (SFSS) compulsory repayment and HELP or TSL overseas levy.
  • 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 charge statement and calculator tool
  • Use either the super guarantee charge calculator (electronic lodgment) or super guarantee charge (SGC) statement (paper lodgment) tool if you are late in paying your employees' superannuation contributions to a superannuation fund. These tools will enable you to calculate your SGC liability and prepare the SGC statement to be lodged with us.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • To understand your tax situation you first 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 - for example, you could be an Australian resident for tax purposes even if you're not an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
  • 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 that you can claim for the current year and two previous income years.