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Australian Income Tax

Income tax in Australia is imposed by the Federal Government on the taxable income of individuals and corporations. All individuals who earn income in Australia generally pay income tax, unless their income is below a certain threshold or their income is exempt from tax. 

Income tax can be charged on:

  • salary and wages
  • self-employed income
  • investment income

Individual tax income rates are published on the Australian Taxation Office's website. 


Australian Securities & Investments Commission

The Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC) provides information for finance professionals, businesses and consumers. The site has information on licensing and standards. 

ASIC manages the Financial Advisors Register.

Financial advisor examination information can be found on the ASIC page Educational Requirements.

Investment and Money Management

MoneySmart is a website run by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) to help people learn about and control their finances. It offers free advice regarding:moneysmart logo

  • losing your job;
  • divorce or separation;
  • having a baby;
  • buying a house;
  • losing your partner.

  The website is one of the key initiatives in the National Financial Capability Strategy