Australian Tax

Visit the Australian Taxation Office page. They have a searchable database of information, but because there are so many articles, it can be difficult to find what you need.

Tax Return

Online returns

The ATO's online tax return program is called e-tax.

Information needed for a tax return

These are personal notes, your situation will be different to mine.

Payment Summary

From your employer, it will have your gross salary.


I use the payment date for accounting. Look at your Managed Funds and Shares. Your broker may be able to give you a summary statement.

Capital Gains

Buy or sell Managed Funds or Shares.

Medicare Levy

If you have private health insurance have you end of year codes ready.


Banking interest from all accounts.

Interest payments

From margin loans.