Frequently Asked Questions - For the general public

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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:

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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.

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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.

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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 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.

Salary sacrifice

When an individual makes extra contributions to their super fund from their pre-tax salary.

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