Doing your tax doesn't need to be daunting. Ninemsn Finance's Tax Time section gives you tips and advice on how to get the most out of your 2011/2012 tax return.
The refund rushThe financial year's end is looming, but there are still plenty of things you can do to put dollars back in your pocket.
Tax deduction tips for home-based businesses
Do you know what deductions you are eligible to claim as a home-based business owner? Are you getting the maximum tax return due to you? Expand your knowledge and maximise your tax return with these tax deduction tips.
Fixing tax return mistakes
Making a mistake on your tax return doesn’t have to be the end of the world, writes Margie Sheedy
Use e-tax for faster returns, ATO says
The ATO is recommending taxpayers use its e-tax system when making returns this year for faster refunds.
Tax and superannuation tips for 2012
From getting your super in order to knowing what to buy now or next year, the following tips will help maximise your tax return and set you in good stead for next financial year.
Be alert for scammers at tax time, warns ATO
Tax commissioner Michael D'Ascenzo has warned taxpayers to be on greater alert for scammers as they prepare to lodge their tax returns.
Boost your tax refund

Tax time is quickly approaching, but don't panic – there's still time to take last-minute action to boost your tax refund.

Experts on how to save tax dollars
It's tax time again – for many, the most dreaded time of the year. We've assembled a panel of tax experts to help you get the most out of this time of year – and possibly save you some much-needed cash.
Five things every business leader needs to know at tax time
With tax time looming, tax specialists say leaders need to do five things to ensure they get good deductions or reduce their tax.
Seven essential tax time housekeeping tips
The end of the financial year is now just weeks away. So it’s time to get your end of year tax planning checklist together to ensure that you achieve the best tax outcome possible.
Australians pay $169 million in avoidable tax
Australians are paying $169 million per year in an avoidable Medicare Levy Surcharge because they don't have private health insurance. Almost 200,000 Australians are paying this avoidable tax at an average of $872 per year