Australia's original and most comprehensive site for online tax returns & solutions


Awesome online tax returns, Calculate as you go, with Tax Tips, or just Upload it for us to enter!
• Online 7 days, Fast 7 day refunds • Extended lodgement dates • By Tax Experts 25 years
• Lowest Flat fees • Couples Returns • Pay on Refund option • No login traps or downloads
• Student & Working Holiday Discount • Tax Residency specialists • Rental & Business Returns
• Late & Multi years • Tax & Payg calculators • ATO Amendments & Remissions & Tech advice
Simply select from below, trial it free & submit when ready. We will contact you if needed.

tax returns

Individual Returns

Enter or Upload. Including temp & non-residents.

Couples Returns

Submit both returns at once. Just friends ok.

Students & WHM Visa

Discount rate & just upload it if easier.

Rental Tax Returns

Rental & other income, also Couples $85ea

Business Tax Returns

Sole Traders & ABN Income, also Couples

Business + Rental

Business & Rental & other income, also Couples


Easily submit all years at once


Discounted rates for students

Nil Returns

Lodge a Return-Not-Required for a year

other services

Super Refunds

For temporary residents & WHM departing Australia

Amend a Return

Amend a past lodged return for errors

ATO Technical

Advice, Extensions, Remissions, Objections

business entities

Business Tax Returns

Companies, Trusts, Partnerships & SMSF

See full services list


Fast online BAS, IAS & Amendments

Simple BAS $55 flat

Business Technical

Senior Business Advice, Tax issues & Entity setups

$220 p/hr

Our process

Our work commences as soon as you submit our online form.
For individual returns we then;
1. review your information and get back to you if more info is required,
2. check the ATO system for your status & prefill reports
3. prepare & send you a copy of the return
4. lodge by next morning unless we hear back from you

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Our system has been designed to deliver;
the easiest online tax process
fast refunds within 7 work days
lowest cost at flat upfront rates
online tax estimates as you go
preparation by Australian accountants
without downloads or login traps
the largest range of return options
technical expertise 25+ years if needed

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Tax Due Dates

BC Accountants has extended lodgement & payment dates for all return categories, providing we or another agent represented you as at 31st October 2018. Below is a general list that applies for all small taxpayers & business for 2017 returns.

Client Type Due Date Payment Due Applies to
No Tax Agent 31 Oct 18 1 Dec 18 If no tax agent prior to 31st Oct 2018
Late Lodgers 31 Oct 18 1 Dec 18 If a prior return is overdue or was lodged late
Large Income 15 Jan 19 15 Jan 19 Income > $1m based on 2018 & 2019 income
Medium Income 31 Mar 19 31 Mar 19 Income > If tax payable was over 20,000 in 2017
Tax Payable 15 May 19 5 June 19 Excluding all those below
Non-Taxable 5 June 19 5 June 19 Concession if no tax payable for 2018 & 2019
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Personal Tax Rates

The following tax rates are those that apply according to your residency status - more info. Application of offsets and levies will also vary according to residency, age, family and other circumstances.

Tax Thresholds 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Residents 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
to 18200 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
to 37000 19% 19% 19% 19% 19%
to 80000 NA NA 32.5% 32.5% 32.5%
to 87000 32.5% 32.5% NA NA NA
to 180000 37% 37% 37% 37% 37%
180000+ 45% 47% 47% 47% 45%
Medicare Levy 2% 2% 2% 1.5% 1.5%
Medicare Levy Reduction* 0% Levy if income <21,655 increasing to 2% at 27,068
Medicare Levy Surcharge* 1% if income >90,000 increasing to 1.5% at 140,000
Low Income Offset $445 if income under 37000 reducing to nil at 66,667 income
Seniors Tax Offset* $2230 if income under 32279 reducing to nil at 50119
SBE Tax Offset 8% (5% 2016) up to $1000 on small business trust & partner tax
*higher offset & levy thresholds apply for seniors, couples and families with children
Foreign Residents
to 80000 NA NA 32.5% 32.5% 32.5%
to 87000 32.5% 32.5% NA NA NA
to 180000 37% 37% 37% 37% 37%
180000+ 45% 45% 47% 47% 47%
Working Holiday Makers (from 1/1/17)
to 37000 15% 15% NA NA NA
to 87000 32.5% 32.5% NA NA NA
to 180000 NA NA NA NA NA
180000+ NA NA NA NA NA
Quick tax estimator
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Our flat web discount rates are summarised below, and these include most routine adjustments. Additional fees may apply for those needing extra tasks or help.

Service Fees Comments
Individual Returns $60 add $50 business, $35 per rental property or CGT
Couples Returns $55 ea add $50 per business, $25 each per rental or CGT
Rental Returns $95 add $35 per additional property or CGT Schedule
Business Sole Trader $110 extra tasks $55 ea, financial statements $220
Student & Working Holiday Visa $50
Temporary or Non Residents $60
Multi-years Discount $50 ea
Dormant or Nil Returns $25
Pay On Refund $15 option to deduct our fee from your refund
International Money Transfer $25 option to transfer your refund overseas
Medicare Levy Exemption $20 option for temporary residents & WHM
Superannuation Refunds $95 for temporary residents & WHM
Business Entities $275 extra tasks $55 ea, financial statements $220

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Our web discount rates and fast service rely on upfront payment terms, either by credit card or by Pay On Refund for an additional fee. This helps keep costs down for all clients and ensures immediate attention. Credit cards are only charged on completion when sending you your return.

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Who we are

BC Accountants is Australia's most trusted online team of accountants & tax agents. We invented online tax services with our Express Tax Office and since 1995 have evolved the largest range of web solutions for thousands of people and business clients Australia-wide.

We are a modern firm with a friendly approach. Our priority is to achieve faster, smarter and quality outcomes at efficent cost. At the same time we have the professional experience and technical expertise whenever you need it. Please be wary of immitators.

We are always online for any quick queries and welcome all feedback. more...

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