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For more information about interest on early payments, overpayments and delayed refunds, phone 13 28 61.
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.
If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, contact us through the National Relay Service (NRS). For more information, go to relayservice.gov.auExternal Link
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For individuals and taxable trusts, this guide explains your entitlement to interest if you pay your tax early, pay more than is required, or if the ATO delays the refund of a running balance account surplus. Last modified: 26 May 2016QC 48156