Historical Tax Information

Here you will find news, information, rates, thresholds and tax offset information for earlier financial years.

Personal Income Tax Rates – Prior Years

Below you will find historical personal income tax rates for individual  tax payers. For current information and rates, refer to Personal Income Tax Rates. The rates in the tables below apply to individuals who were Australian residents for tax purposes for the full year. They do not include the Medicare Levy. 2015 – 16 The Temporary […]

Non Resident Income Tax Rates – Prior Years

Below you will find historical personal income tax rates for individual  foreign tax payers. For current information and rates, refer to Personal Income Tax Rates. The rates in the tables below apply to individuals who were not Australian residents for tax purposes for the full year. 2015 – 16 The Temporary Budget Repair Levy is introduced […]

Medicare Levy Low Income Thresholds – Prior Years

Below you will find historical Medicare Levy low income thresholds for individuals and families. For information on the Medicare Levy, including current rates and thresholds, please refer to Medicare Levy Income Thresholds. The medicare levy is currently 2% of your taxable income,  however you may be entitled to a reduction (or even pay no levy […]

Medicare Levy Surcharge Thresholds – Prior Years

Below you will find historical income thresholds for individuals and families when it comes to the Medicare Levy Surcharge (MLS). For current information and details regarding the surcharge, please refer to Medicare Levy Surcharge Thresholds. Prior to 1 July 2012 the MLS was a flat rate of 1%. New income thresholds introduced at that time […]

HELP Repayment Rates – Prior Years

Below you will find historical  rates and thresholds for compulsory HELP repayments. For more information about HELP repayments and current thresholds, please see HELP Repayment Rates 2016-17. HELP Repayment Income (HRI) is your taxable income plus total net investment loss (includes rental losses), total reportable fringe benefits amounts, reportable super contributions and exempt foreign employment income. […]

SFSS Repayment Rates – Prior Years

Below you will find historical rates and thresholds for compulsory Student Financial Supplement Scheme (SFSS) repayments. For more information about SFSS repayments and current thresholds, please see SFSS Repayment Rates 2016-17. Repayments are based on a percentage of Repayment Income (RI); this is your taxable income plus total net investment loss (includes rental losses), total reportable fringe benefits […]

Low Income Tax Offset – Prior Years

Below you will find historical rates and thresholds for the Low Income Tax Offset (LITO). For further details about this tax offset and current information and rates, please refer to Low Income Tax Offset page. 2015 – 16 2014 – 15 2013 – 14 2012 – 13 Note that from the 2012 income year, minors who […]

Private Health Insurance Tax Rebate – Prior Years

Resident taxpayers with appropriate private health insurance cover are eligible for the refundable Private Health Insurance Tax Offset. Most people prefer to enjoy this rebate in the form of reduced premiums throughout the year. Below you will find historical rates and amounts regarding this rebate. For more information and current income thresholds, please refer to […]

Seniors and Pensioners Tax Offset – Prior Years

From 1 July 2012, the Seniors and Pensioners Tax Offset (SAPTO) replaced the former Senior Australians Tax Offset and Pensioner Tax Offset (which no longer apply from the 2013 income year). Below you will find historical amounts and thresholds for this offset. For eligibility information and current rates regarding SAPTO, please refer to our Seniors […]

Medical Expenses Tax Offset – Prior Years

The Net Medical Expenses tax Offset is in the process of being phased out. From 1 July 2014, claims can only be made for medical expenses related to disability aids, attendant care or aged care. The offset will be abolished entirely from the 2019 income year. Below you will find historical rates and thresholds for […]