Tax Residency

Tax residency is not the same as visa residency. The test for tax residency is based on facts about you whilst you are in Australia. So if you have left Australia please turn your mind back to when you were here.

The tax system in Australia is a self assessment system. The Taxation Office can question your assessment and we aim to help you in your assessment by asking the following questions:

That’s all! This information will help us to help you. If we need additional info from you we’ll email you.
Your tax residency status is important because it helps determine your liability to pay Australian income tax and hence the level of any refund.