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Completing your tax return

Complete this question with the total tax offsets in your tax return.

Last updated 28 June 2011

Step 1

Check that you have claimed all the tax offsets you are eligible for.

Step 2

Add up all the tax offset amounts you claimed at items T1, T4, T5, T6 and T on your tax return. (We work out the amounts at items T2 and T3 automatically.)

Step 3

Write the total amount at U TOTAL TAX OFFSETS on page 5 of your tax return.

Mature age worker tax offset

If you were an Australian resident 55 years old or older on 30 June 2011 and you have received certain income from working, you may be eligible for the mature age worker tax offset.

If you have net income from working as a result of amounts that you show at items in the supplementary section of the tax return, you will need to complete item T12 Net income from working - supplementary section so we can work out your mature age worker tax offset entitlement.

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