This 30-second tour explains how to do your tax return quickly, with confidence it’s done right
Not sure how to get your tax return done? Let’s cover the main things that’ll help you finish your tax return – quick and easy – at Etax.
There’s no ‘save’ button in your Etax return – because you don’t need one.
Want help from a human right now? Ask a question on live chat
Got a question about your tax deductions or income? You can get live help right inside Etax.
Who’s at the other end? A friendly, qualified accountant located at our Brisbane head office. Etax accountants are on your side and they’re looking out for your best interests.
Select the items you need to enter
There are 3 main sections in your return: INCOME, DEDUCTIONS and OTHER items.
At the top of each section, you click buttons to add sections to your return down below.
Do you have a PAYG? Click the “Salary and wages” button. Then, just scroll down and add your details.
What tax deductions should I claim?
Etax helps you find tax-deductible items that you can enter to help improve your tax refund.
Attach documents in seconds
Do you have a PAYG, health insurance statement or work-related receipts?
You can just click to attach your documents to your Etax return. An accountant will check them later and make sure they are entered correctly on your return.
If you log into Etax on your mobile, then click the attach buttons, you can snap a photo of documents and they’ll upload automatically!”
Etax really works on mobile
You can also use Etax ‘year-round’ to save tax receipts from your mobile, so you don’t need to keep track of paper receipts. You won’t miss a tax deduction ever again. Just snap those receipts and save them to your Etax account.
Want to review the documents you snapped, but from your laptop? No problem. They’ll be there, when you log in on any device.
Not sure how to finish your tax return?
Just ask us a question with “My Messages”
- Click the Mail icon at the top of your screen or click ‘My Messages’ in the menu
- Click “Send New Message”
- Enter your question and click “Send”
After you sign your return, a qualified accountant will check your return and reply to your message.
Not sure where something goes?
New! At the bottom of your tax return you’ll see the “Other” section. You can add extra info, ask questions or attach a file or photo.
After you sign your return, an accountant will update the details in your tax return and we’ll contact you if needed.
Having any trouble?
Don’t worry. We’re here to help.
After you sign your return, a qualified accountant will check it, answer your questions and contact you to clarify details if needed (it’s all part of our tax agent service, included in the low tax deductible fee for etax.com.au).
Next, they will lodge your return electronically at the ATO to get your refund by the fastest possible method.