13 Oct 2021 Tax Time 2021
TPSG Tax Time 2021 Update
The final ATO Tax Practitioner Stewardship Group (TPSG) Tax Time meeting for 2021 will be held on Tuesday 19 October 2021.
ATO lodgment statistics — as at 7 October 2021
The ATO has received over 8.29 million current YTD 2021 Individual lodgments, which is a 0% increase compared with the same time last year. Of these:
- Over 4.03 million were lodged by self-preparers
- Over 4.16 million were lodged by tax agents.
Refunds* — more than 6.76 million individual 2021 refunds YTD have been issued, totalling more than $18.6 billion with an average refund of $2,752. At this time last year, more than 6.82 million individual 2020 refunds had been issued, totalling more than $17.77 billion with an average refund of $2,605.
Since 1 July 2021, total demand for the ATO’s contact centre was more than 3.23 million calls.
* As refunds are only issued on weekdays, comparing the exact date across different years will result in regular fluctuations in reporting.
Body corporate fees and charges
The ATO’s Tax time toolkit for investors has a new factsheet, about body corporate fees and charges, that you can share with your rental investor clients.
Find out more here.