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Last updated 21 July 2020


For general tax information and comprehensive information about deductions, visit


Publications referred to in this guide are:


We can offer a more personalised service if you provide a tax file number (TFN).

  • Personal tax – 13 28 61
    Individual income tax and general personal tax enquiries, including capital gains tax
  • Business – 13 28 66
    General business tax enquiries including capital gains tax, GST rulings, Australian business number (ABN), pay as you go (PAYG) instalments, business deductions, activity statements (including lodgment and payment), accounts and business registration (including ABN and TFN), dividend and royalty withholding tax
  • Superannuation – 13 10 20

Other services

  • Translating and Interpreting Service – 13 14 50
    If you do not speak English well and need help from the Tax Office, phone the Translating and Interpreting Service.
  • Hearing or speech impairment
    If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can phone us through the National Relay Service:
  • If you are a TTY or modem user, phone 13 36 77 and ask for the number you want. For 1800 free call numbers, phone 1800 555 677 and ask for the number you want.
  • If you are voice–only (speak and listen) user, phone 1300 555 727 and ask for the number you want. For 1800 free call numbers, phone 1800 555 727 and ask for the number you want.

Lodge online using e-tax

  • Why not lodge online?
  • e-tax is a fast, secure and easy way to prepare and lodge your tax return.
  • Most refunds are issued within 14 days.
  • For more information, visit our website at