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We’re passionate about taxes here at H&R Block – but we don’t expect everyone else to be! We know the tax season each year can be quite confusing and intimidating if you’re not an expert. 

So we’ve taken our popular Tax Tips section and expanded it into our amazing new H&R Block Tax Academy, a comprehensive and easy to navigate one-stop shop for answering all your tax questions. 

Our team has worked hard to create a library of content that is easy to use and has lots of great features:

Super simple navigation

We know it’s frustrating when you can’t find the information you want, so we’ve set up H&R Block Tax Academy with high level functionality that includes a great search option so you can get what you need.

Quick and easy to read articles

We know you don’t want to spend hours reading long, boring articles. So all of the content in H&R Block Tax Academy has been created with you in mind, and every article is short, interesting and straight to the point. We also give you a guideline of the length of each article by minute read, so you know what you’re up for – and if you don’t have time to read it, you can always bookmark it in your browser for later.

Helpful tax tips on a wide range of topics 

H&R Block Tax Academy covers a huge range of tax tips across different areas, including: 

Superannuation: Learn how to make the most of your superannuation contribution and tips on managing taxes and investments.

First tax return: Get to know the basics of contributing as a taxpayer for the first time. Learn the tips on lodging your first tax return and avoid common mistakes first timers often make. 

Business tax: Discover everything you need to know about doing taxes for a business, from setting up the business to managing GST, getting ready for EOFY and eventually selling your business. 

Individual tax: If you’re a sole trader or an employee, find out how to keep track of your documents, prepare your tax return and which deductions you can claim so you get the best possible return at tax time. 

Tax advice for everyone 

Whether you’re a student, a business owner, an investor, in the workforce or a retiree, we have specialised advice for you on H&R Block Tax Academy. Here are the categories you can search: 

IT professionals: Get detailed tax advice specific to your work in IT, including common industry deductions such as work travel and depreciation of equipment. 

Retirees: While you might not be working anymore, you still need to file a tax return for income from investments or property, and we’ll show you everything you need to know. 

Students: If you’re working a part-time job while you study, you’ll need to file a tax return. Even if it’s your first time, we’ll give you all the information you need so it’s a stress-free experience. 

Uber drivers: When you’re clocking up hours on the road, doing your tax return might be the last thing on your mind. But it’s worth staying on top of things through out the year to make tax time easier. We’ll show you how. 

Military personnel: Hard-working members of the military services are eligible for lots of different deductions that can make all the difference to your tax return. Check out our tax advice to find out more. 

Airtaskers: If you make your living doing jobs for people on Airtasker, you need to keep good records through the year to avoid stress at tax time. We have great tips to help you stay on track. 

Airbnb hosts: Whether you’re renting out a room or your home, or managing a property full time, you need to keep track of your earnings so you’re ready to do your annual tax return. Check out our great tips to help you be prepared. 

Office workers: Find out how to claim a wide range of legitimate deductions relating to your office job, especially if you’re now working from home. 

FIFO workers: If you’re a FIFO worker with a remote job, there’s a lots of special tax rules and deductions that are relevant to you. Have a look at our tax tips to discover how you can benefit. 

Couples: There is a range of ways that your taxes can be impacted when you’re in a couple and benefits you might be able to claim. Check out our tax tips to find out more. 

Fitness workers: You might be in the business of making people sweat, but that doesn’t mean you need to sweat at tax time. Get ahead of your paperwork and be prepared for the end of the financial year with our tips just for you. 

Delivery riders: While you’re zipping around making deliveries for other people, don’t forget to do something for yourself by keeping good records in preparation for tax time. We have some great tips that will help you stay on top of it. 

Teachers: You work hard all year nurturing the future generations, but don’t forget to put in some time prepping your papers for your tax return. Find out what you can claim and how to get the best benefits with our useful tax tips. 

Nurses: Discover a wide range of deductions you’re eligible to claim when you work as a nurse, from clothing to travel expenses, and get handy tax tips to help you get ahead at the end of the tax year. 

Working holidaymakers: Even if you’re only working for a short time in Australia, you still need to do your taxes. It might be intimidating navigating an unfamiliar system, but our tax tips will help to make it easier. 

Bloggers: If you earn any income from your blogging, maybe from advertising or partnerships, then you need to lodge this in your tax return. But there are lots of deductions you can claim to take away the sting. See our tax tips for helpful advice. 

Business owners: There are so many things to worry about when you own a business – don’t let your taxes be one of them! Have a look at our helpful tax tips to stay on track and get ready for EOFY. 

Truck drivers: You spend a lot of your year on the road, so it’s easy to forget that at some point you’ll need to sit down and do your taxes. Get prepared in advance with our handy tax tips. 

Tax consultants: You might be great at helping other people manage their taxes, but don’t forget to look after yourself as well. Check out our tips for some reminders of deductions you might have forgotten. 

Tradies: Keeping track of your income and expenses throughout the year can make the world of difference when it comes to doing your taxes. If might seem boring but you’ll thank yourself later if you check out our tax tips now. 

Investors: Whether you’re investing in shares, property or Bitcoin, we have lots of tips and tricks to help you maximise your bottom line and come out on top at tax time.

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