The tax-free threshold is $18,200, and the low-income tax offset reduced to $445.

If your taxable income is under the tax-free threshold, there are reasons why they may still need to lodge an income tax return. The most common reason would be that you have pay as you go (PAYG) tax and do require to complete complete a tax return to claim any monies.

Income tax rates 2017-18

ATO Weekly Tax Table

https://www.ato.gov.au/uploadedFiles/Content/MEI/downloads/Weekly-tax-table-2018-19.pdf

Taxable income
0 – $18,200   – Nil
$18,201 – $37,000 – 19c for each $1 over $18,200
$37,001 – $87,000 – $3,572 plus 32.5c for each $1 over $37,000
$87,001 – $180,000 – $19,822 plus 37c for each $1 over $87,000
$180,001 and over – $54,097 plus 45c for each $1 over $180,000

Contact the team at South East Access for more information on your personal income tax return.

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