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Last updated 28 May 2015


See for general tax information and up-to-date and comprehensive information about deductions.


To get publications, taxation rulings, practice statements and forms:


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

  • Individual 13 28 61
    Individual income tax and general personal tax enquiries, including capital gains tax
  • Business 13 28 66
    Information about business income tax, fringe benefits tax (FBT), fuel tax credits, goods and services tax (GST), pay as you go (PAYG) and activity statements, including lodgment and payment, accounts and business registration (including Australian business number and tax file number), and dividend and royalty withholding tax
  • Superannuation 13 10 20 

Other services

If you do not speak English well and want to talk to a tax officer, phone the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 13 14 50 for help with your call.

People who are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment can contact us through the National Relay ServiceExternal Link (NRS). There are two easy steps:

TTY users can also contact us via our direct TTY line 13 36 77.

For ATO 1800 free-call numbers, phone 1800 555 727.

Why not lodge online using e-tax?

  • E-tax is our online tax preparation and lodgment software.
  • E-tax is free, fast and secure, and you can pre-fill your return with information from your employer, bank, health fund and other government agencies.
  • Most refunds in 12 business days or less.
  • For more information about our lodgment options go to