Tax, Super + You Competition


The 2018 Tax, Super + You competition winners are…

Junior secondary category

1st prize - Tax & You by Sonya Maloney and Elise Burke (NSW)
2nd prize (tie) - Tax is Champion by Daniel Kang (NSW)
2nd prize (tie) - Superannuation rap by Sarah Milton (QLD)
People’s Choice Award - Tax & You by Sonya Maloney and Elise Burke (NSW)

Senior secondary category

1st prize - The Answer by Neve Wildin Powell (QLD)
2nd prize - Students Guide to Tax by Jamie Chambers, George Lines and Will Shaw (WA)
3rd prize - What is tax and super? by Elise Hutchison (ACT)
People’s Choice Award - Students Guide to Tax by Jamie Chambers, George Lines and Will Shaw (WA)

Congratulations to all the winners and finalists and thanks to everyone who voted on the shortlisted entries for the People’s Choice Award.

Thank you to everyone who entered the 2018 Tax, Super + You competition.

Stay tuned to the Tax, Super + You website for news about the 2019 competition.

You can also see competition prize winners from previous years here.


About the Tax, Super + You competition

The Tax, Super + You competition invites high school students in Year 7 - 12 to pitch creative ideas on how to encourage their friends to understand the value of tax and super in the community. We want students to think outside the box and create innovative ways to generate buzz about tax and super.

Through the Tax, Super + You competition, students get insight into the value of tax and super in the community and they could also win a share of cash prizes!


Need more information?

Call us on 1300 130 282 or email taxsuperandyoucompetition@ato.gov.au.

Tax, Super + You teachers kit

The Tax, Super + You competition supports learning outcomes in key subject areas and is a fun and exciting way to incorporate the Tax, Super + You teaching resources into classroom lesson plans. 


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Income tax rate

The proportion of taxable income that is paid as tax. The income tax rate is expressed as a percentage or in cents-per-dollar. Companies have a set tax rate, unlike individuals, whose tax rate increases as the amount of taxable income increases.

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