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The Australian Government has now opened it’s ears and is accepting submissions from the public in regards to the backpacker tax.

This is your chance to have your voice heard. All submissions will be read by the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and the Australian Government. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu have been engaged to asssit with the process.


What is the backpacker tax?

Every dollar earned by working holiday makers will be subject to a 32.5% tax.
( Right now the first $18,000 WHM earnt is exempt from tax and WHM are tax as like Australians)

What your voice means

Share your opinion, this is your chance to be heard and truly express your opinions on what you think a 32.5% backpacker tax will do to the country. This can make a real difference.


How to get your voice heard

Public submissions must be made by the 2nd of September on the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources website.

Lodge Your Tax Refund

If you didn’t know you can now lodge your tax refund for the past financial year. The backpacker tax will not affect you in regards to the last financial year.

Get a free tax refund estimate now.

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G'day Guys, My name is Dimi, I'm one of the admins/starters of Workingholidayjobs.com.au . Freddie and I started this community to help working holiday makers and harvest workers find jobs in an easy and transparent manner. We're not just here to help you finding jobs, anything related to your working holiday down under, we will help try find a way to make it easier for you too achieve. Getting your tax done, deals, travel spots... you name it. If you ever have any questions or feedback please don't hesitate to ask. We're always looking for ways to improve the site and help meet our members needs and build a stronger community. Hope you're doing well and best of luck. Cheers Dimi

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