What’s new in MyTax 2017? myTax ATO is a system introduced by ATO in 2014 by which individual can lodge his/her Income tax return and it was introduced in 2014. In the beginning of My Tax , it was available for individuals with straightforward tax affairs. Those with complicated tax affairs were required to continue using e-Tax. On 1 July 2016, MyTax replaced e-tax completely. 2017 myTax ATO is the quick, easy, safe and secure way to prepare and lodge your tax return online. It has been upgraded to do everything e-tax could do, plus extra things it couldn’t. You can use myTax even if you have investments, rental properties, capital gains or are a sole trader. It’s web-based, so you don’t need to download anything. You can lodge on a range of devices – computer, smartphone or tablet – just make sure to lodge by the 31 October deadline.
- To lodge online you need a MyGov account linked to the ATO. 2017 myTax ATO replaces e-tax and can do everything e-tax could do, plus extra things it couldn’t. From 2016, myTax is available to all individuals completing their own return (including sole traders).