Frequently Asked Questions

Question: What is Tax, Super + You?
What is Tax, Super + You?
Answer:

Tax, Super + You is an educational online resource provided free of charge by the ATO. Teachers can use this resource to help their students improve their understanding of the Australian tax and super systems.

The resource is a complete learning management system. Its content aligns to the Australian Curriculum, focusing on secondary school students in years 7 to 10.

The resource incorporates:

Question: Why is my old Tax, Super + You account not working?
Why is my old Tax, Super + You account not working?
Answer:

Tax, Super + You has been updated for 2015 and beyond. 

Any account you had for Tax, Super + You before January 2015 no longer exists.

Question: I’ve forgotten my password – what do I do now?
I’ve forgotten my password – what do I do now?
Answer:

Don’t worry! The Tax, Super + You system can resend your username and reset your password. Just follow these easy steps:

Question: I’ve forgotten my username and password – what do I do now?
I’ve forgotten my username and password – what do I do now?
Answer:

Don’t worry! The Tax, Super + You system can resend your username and reset your password. Just follow these easy steps:

Question: Can I change my password?
Can I change my password?
Answer:

Yes, of course! Just follow these easy steps:

  1. Login to Tax, Super + You.
  2. On the Home page, click on ‘My Account’ then click on 'Edit'.
  3. Enter your current password and then enter and repeat your new password.
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on ‘Save' to complete updating your password.
  5. You will receive a confirmation message that your changes have been saved.
Question: Can I update my user profile?
Can I update my user profile?
Answer:

Yes, you can. Just follow these easy steps:

  1. On the Home page, click on the 'My Account' link at the top right of the screen and then click on the 'Edit' button to access and change your account details and password.
  2. Update the desired fields. You can update your details and even upload an image.
  3. To save your changes, click on the 'Save' button at the bottom of the screen and then click on the 'View' button to exit.
  4. To exit without making or saving any changes, just click on the 'View' button.
Question: What is Tax, Super + You?
What is Tax, Super + You?
Answer:

Tax, Super + You is an educational online resource provided free of charge by the ATO. Teachers can use this resource to help their students improve their understanding of the Australian tax and super systems.

The resource is a complete learning management system. Its content aligns to the Australian Curriculum, focusing on secondary school students in years 7 to 10.

The resource incorporates:

Question: Is Tax, Super + You aligned with the curriculum?
Is Tax, Super + You aligned with the curriculum?
Answer:

Tax, Super + You  is aligned with the curriculum and these linkages can be explored using the resources below.

Question: Why is my old Tax, Super + You account not working?
Why is my old Tax, Super + You account not working?
Answer:

Tax, Super + You has been updated for 2015 and beyond. 

Any account you had for Tax, Super + You before January 2015 no longer exists.

Question: How do I request access to Tax, Super + You on behalf of my school?
How do I request access to Tax, Super + You on behalf of my school?
Answer:

To obtain a school account, you will need to follow these steps:

Question: Why was my request for School Administrator access rejected?
Why was my request for School Administrator access rejected?
Answer:

Your request for School Administrator access will be rejected if we cannot verify your details provided in the request form.

If your request is rejected because we cannot verify your details, you will be given a new Student account in Tax, Super + You which you can access with the Username and password you entered.

Question: I am a Tax, Super + You School Administrator. If I go on leave or leave the school permanently, can I appoint another member of staff to become the new School Administrator?
I am a Tax, Super + You School Administrator. If I go on leave or leave the school permanently, can I appoint another member of staff to become the new School Administrator?
Question: A teacher has left the school permanently. As School Administrator, what do I need to do?
A teacher has left the school permanently. As School Administrator, what do I need to do?
Answer:

As School Administrator, it’s important to have a smooth transition of Teachers leaving and entering Tax, Super + You courses to minimise disruption to students.

If the outgoing Teacher did not update their user profile and provide their username and password to the incoming Teacher, you will need to contact the ATO Help Desk. To allocate the incoming Teacher to the outgoing Teacher’s Tax, Super + You class/es, you will need to email the ATO Help Desk and provide the following details:

Question: How do I create an account for a teacher at my school?
How do I create an account for a teacher at my school?
Answer:

To create a Teacher account in Tax, Super + You for another teacher at your school you will need to follow these steps:

Question: How do I create a new class?
How do I create a new class?
Answer:

To create a new class for your students, follow these steps:

Question: How do I enrol my students into my class?
How do I enrol my students into my class?
Answer:

When you create a new class in Tax, Super + You, the system will send you an email with course details and registration instructions.

You need to send these details to your students to help them enrol into your class and also to register for Tax, Super + You if they have not already done so.

After your students have requested enrolment into your class, follow these steps:

Question: How do my students enrol without the course email?
How do my students enrol without the course email?
Answer:

If you do not have the email sent from Tax, Super + You when you created your class, you will need to follow these steps to enrol your students into your class:

Question: What is Tax, Super + You?
What is Tax, Super + You?
Answer:

Tax, Super + You is an educational online resource provided free of charge by the ATO. Teachers can use this resource to help their students improve their understanding of the Australian tax and super systems.

The resource is a complete learning management system. Its content aligns to the Australian Curriculum, focusing on secondary school students in years 7 to 10.

The resource incorporates:

Question: Is Tax, Super + You aligned with the curriculum?
Is Tax, Super + You aligned with the curriculum?
Answer:

Tax, Super + You  is aligned with the curriculum and these linkages can be explored using the resources below.

Question: Why would Teachers use Tax, Super + You?
Why would Teachers use Tax, Super + You?
Answer:

Tax, Super + You is an educational online resource provided free of charge by the ATO.  Teachers can use this resource to help their students improve their understanding of the Australian tax and super systems.

The resource is a complete learning management system. Its content aligns to the Australian curriculum, focussing on secondary school students in years 7 to 10.

This online resource offers several advantages:

Question: Why is my old Tax, Super + You account not working?
Why is my old Tax, Super + You account not working?
Answer:

Tax, Super + You has been updated for 2015 and beyond. 

Any account you had for Tax, Super + You before January 2015 no longer exists.

Question: I am a Teacher. How do I get access to the course material?
I am a Teacher. How do I get access to the course material?
Answer:

You can immediately access and review all of the Tax, Super + You content by clicking on 'Course overview'.

Question: I am taking over Tax, Super + You classes from a Teacher who has left the school. They did not provide me with their username or password. What do I need to do to access those classes?
I am taking over Tax, Super + You classes from a Teacher who has left the school. They did not provide me with their username or password. What do I need to do to access those classes?
Question: I am going on leave during the school year. Can I allocate another (substitute) Teacher to my Tax, Super + You class/es?
I am going on leave during the school year. Can I allocate another (substitute) Teacher to my Tax, Super + You class/es?
Answer:

Yes, you can.

If you go on leave (or leave the school permanently), the new Teacher will need to be allocated to your Tax, Super + You class/es.

Before you go on leave (or leave the school permanently), you can ensure a seamless transition by updating your user profile with the new Teacher’s details.

You can update the following fields in your user profile with the new Teacher’s details:

Question: How do I create a new class?
How do I create a new class?
Answer:

To create a new class for your students, follow these steps:

Question: How do I enrol my students into my class?
How do I enrol my students into my class?
Answer:

When you create a new class in Tax, Super + You, the system will send you an email with course details and registration instructions.

You need to send these details to your students to help them enrol into your class and also to register for Tax, Super + You if they have not already done so.

After your students have requested enrolment into your class, follow these steps:

Question: How do my students enrol without the course email?
How do my students enrol without the course email?
Answer:

If you do not have the email sent from Tax, Super + You when you created your class, you will need to follow these steps to enrol your students into your class:

Question: Can I choose which activities I want my students to undertake?
Can I choose which activities I want my students to undertake?
Answer:

Yes you can. Registered Teachers can create classes, and decide which modules and/or activities their students will undertake.

When you create your class, you can select from the checklist by checking or unchecking each of the course items to choose which course items your students will undertake.

After you have created your class, you can update the course items in that class by clicking on 'Manage Classes' and then 'Edit' to access the checklist of course items.

Question: What is Tax, Super + You?
What is Tax, Super + You?
Answer:

Tax, Super + You is an educational online resource provided free of charge by the ATO. Teachers can use this resource to help their students improve their understanding of the Australian tax and super systems.

The resource is a complete learning management system. Its content aligns to the Australian Curriculum, focusing on secondary school students in years 7 to 10.

The resource incorporates:

Question: Why is my old Tax, Super + You account not working?
Why is my old Tax, Super + You account not working?
Answer:

Tax, Super + You has been updated for 2015 and beyond. 

Any account you had for Tax, Super + You before January 2015 no longer exists.

Question: How do I get a new Student account?
How do I get a new Student account?
Answer:

It's easy!  You can quickly get your new Student account by following these steps:

Question: What is a course link URL?
What is a course link URL?
Answer:

When your Teacher creates a new class in Tax, Super + You, the system will send your Teacher an email with a URL link to their course and registration instructions.

Your Teacher needs to send these details to you so you can enrol into their class.

The email from your Teacher will include a course link URL and the instructions that you will need to enrol into their class.

Question: How do I enrol into my teacher's class?
How do I enrol into my teacher's class?
Answer:

When your Teacher creates a new class in Tax, Super + You, the system will send your Teacher an email with course details and registration instructions. The Teacher needs to send these details to their students.

Question: What is Tax, Super + You?
What is Tax, Super + You?
Answer:

Tax, Super + You is an educational online resource provided free of charge by the ATO. Teachers can use this resource to help their students improve their understanding of the Australian tax and super systems.

The resource is a complete learning management system. Its content aligns to the Australian Curriculum, focusing on secondary school students in years 7 to 10.

The resource incorporates:

Question: Do I have to register to view Tax, Super + You?
Do I have to register to view Tax, Super + You?
Answer:

No, you don’t. Guest users can access the Tax, Super + You modules and their contents but you need to register for a Student account to complete quizzes and participate in forums.

If you need to enrol into your teacher’s class, you will need to register for a Student account. See the 'For Students' FAQs for further information.

Question: How do I register for the Public course?
How do I register for the Public course?
Answer:

Anyone can get immediate and free access to the Public course without having to register. Just click on the 'Course overview' button to view the Tax, Super + You content.

Registering allows you to complete quizzes and participate in forums. To register, simply complete the Student Registration form.

Teacher assessment or feedback is not available in the Public course.

Question: Why is my old Tax, Super + You account not working?
Why is my old Tax, Super + You account not working?
Answer:

Tax, Super + You has been updated for 2015 and beyond. 

Any account you had for Tax, Super + You before January 2015 no longer exists.

  • Fact 26

    The introduction of electronic lodgement of tax forms in the late 1980s not only reduced the time it took to send out returns from ten weeks to two weeks but had a significant impact on the incidence of repetitive strain injury among data processors at the ATO.

Growth phase

A superannuation investment prior to the time when an individual can withdraw funds.

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