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 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.

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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