Welcome to Let’s Talk

Let’s Talk is a space for you to contribute your ideas and have your say on tax and super topics.

Your views are important to us and can help to inform and guide decisions made by the ATO.

Register now to take part in online engagement activities such as discussions with topic experts. You will also be notified about new projects posted on the site.

To participate, simply click on the current projects you are interested in below.

We look forward to hearing your views.

Let’s Talk is a space for you to contribute your ideas and have your say on tax and super topics.

Your views are important to us and can help to inform and guide decisions made by the ATO.

Register now to take part in online engagement activities such as discussions with topic experts. You will also be notified about new projects posted on the site.

To participate, simply click on the current projects you are interested in below.

We look forward to hearing your views.

Current projects

  • Tax incentives for early stage investors

    4 days ago

    Are you an angel investor or start-up company?

    From 1 July 2016, if you invest in a qualifying early stage innovation company (ESIC), you may be eligible for tax incentives.

    A webinar recording focuses on various issues for ESIC and their investors seeking access to such incentives.

    We are seeking your feedback on how we plan to implement the new incentives and questions you may have.

    Are you an angel investor or start-up company?

    From 1 July 2016, if you invest in a qualifying early stage innovation company (ESIC), you may be eligible for tax incentives.

    A webinar recording focuses on various issues for ESIC and their investors seeking access to such incentives.

    We are seeking your feedback on how we plan to implement the new incentives and questions you may have.

  • myDeductions

    16 days ago
    Mydeductions

    Do you know what expenses you can claim on your tax return?

    Take the quiz and test your knowledge.

    Do you know what expenses you can claim on your tax return?

    Take the quiz and test your knowledge.
  • We're reinventing

    3 months ago
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    Tracking our progress - delivering on our commitments

    Check our update to see the recent improvements we’ve made, based on your feedback, and also what you can expect in the coming months.


    Tracking our progress - delivering on our commitments

    Check our update to see the recent improvements we’ve made, based on your feedback, and also what you can expect in the coming months.


  • ATO Beta

    5 months ago
    Atobeta

    Change driven by you

    ATO Beta is our testing ground for new ideas and features we're considering introducing to ato.gov.au

    Here you'll be able to 'test drive' upcoming features and offer your feedback.

    Change driven by you

    ATO Beta is our testing ground for new ideas and features we're considering introducing to ato.gov.au

    Here you'll be able to 'test drive' upcoming features and offer your feedback.

  • Small business digital showcase

    2 months ago
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    Welcome to the Small business digital showcase. The ATO is promoting digital products and services available to you.

    Have your say

    Welcome to the Small business digital showcase. The ATO is promoting digital products and services available to you.

    Have your say

  • Tax professionals community

    over 1 year ago
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    Join the conversation
    today

    The Tax professionals community has been created to encourage open and interactive conversations about the future of the tax industry.

    This community is for people working across the tax industry including tax agents, BAS agents, associations and software developers.

    The Tax professionals community is space to share our latest findings and plans so you can discuss them and exchange ideas.

    Join the conversation
    today

    The Tax professionals community has been created to encourage open and interactive conversations about the future of the tax industry.

    This community is for people working across the tax industry including tax agents, BAS agents, associations and software developers.

    The Tax professionals community is space to share our latest findings and plans so you can discuss them and exchange ideas.

  • Not-for-profit communication

    12 months ago
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    Join the conversation and have your say!

    We’ve opened a discussion board on how we can improve communication with the not-for-profit (NFP) sector.

    Join the conversation and have your say!

    We’ve opened a discussion board on how we can improve communication with the not-for-profit (NFP) sector.

  • Small business workshops

    11 months ago
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    Are you new to business or thinking of starting a business?

    We're offering free workshops (face-to-face) on a variety of tax topics for small business.

    Register now

    Are you new to business or thinking of starting a business?

    We're offering free workshops (face-to-face) on a variety of tax topics for small business.

    Register now

  • Webinars

    over 1 year ago
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    Register now

    Free webinars (online seminars) on a variety of topics delivered by experienced tax officers.

    For further information about upcoming webinars and to register.

    Register now

    Free webinars (online seminars) on a variety of topics delivered by experienced tax officers.

    For further information about upcoming webinars and to register.

  • Digital by Default

    7 months ago
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    Have your say

    To get involved in the Digital by default conversation, read the consultation paper and provide your feedback.

    The opportunity to provide feedback on the Digital by default consultation paper closes on 29 January 2016.

    Have your say

    To get involved in the Digital by default conversation, read the consultation paper and provide your feedback.

    The opportunity to provide feedback on the Digital by default consultation paper closes on 29 January 2016.