12 Jun 07 Tax help for people affected by droughtThe ATO says that it knows that drought has directly affected the income of many people. There is help for people in regional and rural communities affected by the drought including:
- allowing more time to lodge tax returns and activity statements
- allowing more time to pay tax debts without incurring charges
- arranging for tax debts to be paid in instalments
- waiving any penalties or interest that may have been imposed, and
- fast tracking refunds.
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