Frequently Asked Questions - For the general public

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 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.

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