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  • PAYG withholding variation application (e-variation)

    Complete the PAYG withholding application (e-variation) to vary or reduce the amount of pay as you go (PAYG) tax withheld from income paid to you in the application year.

    The last date for lodgment is 30 April of the application year.

    The e-variation is a transmittable form you need to lodge online over the internet.

    How to lodge your e-variation

    To lodge the e-variation, you must meet the minimum system requirements.

    Warning: The e-variation is not compatible with Apple Mac and Microsoft Surface Pro and is not supported by Firefox or Google Chrome.

    If your computer meets the system requirements

    If your computer meets the minimum system requirements, download the PAYG withholding e-variation

    If you meet the requirements but you have difficulty downloading, completing or sending the e-variation, phone us on 1300 360 221.

    If your computer doesn't meet the system requirements

    If your computer doesn't meet the minimum system requirements, you will need to order a paper application.

    You can obtain the form by:  

    • visiting our publication ordering service and searching for NAT 2036, or
    • phoning our automated self-help ordering service on 13 28 65. If you're a tax agent, phone 13 72 86 – Fast Key Code 1 2 3.

    Our phone services are available from 8.00am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.

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    Last modified: 01 May 2019QC 16163