If you paid taxes from your wages in Australia, in most cases the amount can be partially or wholly refunded to you. Your employer can deduct the following taxes:
Superannuation tax. For more information on how to get you Superannuation refund from Australia, click here
Your income will be taxed by income tax rates from 32,5% to 45%.
Change effective from 1.1.2017. You will pay 15% WHM non-resident rate of income tax and stay on this rate while you remain in Australia. Incomes higher than $37,000 are taxed with rates of 32,5% to 45%.
Your employer must be registered at the Australian Tax Office as a working holidaymakers’ employer. If your employer is not registered, your non-resident tax rate is 32,5% instead of 15%.
As a resident, your first $18,200 will be tax free. Income following this is taxed with rates of 19% to 45%.
You have earned an income and income tax was deducted from this income
You are an Australian resident and your taxable income was more than the tax-free threshold
You are a foreign resident and you earned more than $1 in Australia during the fiscal year
You are leaving Australia permanently or for longer than one fiscal year
The deadline for filing a tax return is 31.10. It can be done when the fiscal year ends on the 30th of June.
You do not need to file an Australian tax return if you are a foreign resident and your only Australian-sourced income was interest, dividends or royalties from which non-resident withholding tax has been correctly withheld.
An 8 or 9 digit unique reference number in the Australian taxation system called TFN (Tax file number) and a PAYG annual summary from all employers. We we will also need to know what your occupation was at each employer and Subclass of visa you held during your stay in Australia.
You can claim a tax refund 3 years prior to the date in which you apply in Australia
On average 3 months from the time your documents are sent to the Tax Authorities. However, you must understand that each case is different, so times can vary from case to case.
Once you arrive to Australia, it is necessary to apply for a TFN (Tax File Number). Here you can do it by yourself.
The price is 8% from the refunded amount. There is a minimum fee of 85 AUD.
Price does not include VAT or bank charges!