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Looking for an easy and convenient way to do your tax return? Try e-tax - available free from the Tax Office website at

You can use e-tax to:

  • prepare your tax return electronically in a secure online environment
  • calculate items such as your net capital gain
  • work out your tax refund or tax debt.

e-tax is available from 1 July 2005. Tax returns lodged using e-tax are usually processed in 14 days.


Reader feedback helps us to improve the information we provide. If you have any feedback about this publication, please write to:

Personal Tax Editor
Marketing and Education - Paper Publishing
Australian Taxation Office
PO Box 900

As this is a publications area only, any tax matters will be passed on to a technical area; alternatively, you can phone our Business Infoline on 13 28 66 for help.

Last modified: 15 Mar 2007QC 27592