Completing your tax return

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When you say the word 'tax', many people automatically think of what they will do with their potential tax refund. Find out what completing a tax return involves.

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  • Fact 9

    The Australian Taxation Office started as the Commissioner of Land Tax in 1910 with a dozen employees. It was based in the Department of Treasury, situated in Melbourne, which was the seat of the Commonwealth Parliament until 1927.

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