Frequently Asked Questions - General

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 12.

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.
  • Fact 5

    In 1917, during World War I, the price of admission into a place of entertainment was taxed. Auditors attended race meetings, theatre and picture shows to ensure the tax was being paid. This tax was also imposed from 1942 to 1953.

Capital gain

Occurs when a CGT asset is sold for more than its purchase price.

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