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The final countdown has begun for the ATO’s Tax, Super + You comp

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Australian high school students have less than two weeks left to submit their creative entry for the Australian Taxation Office’s Tax, Super + You competition to be in the running to win a cash prize pool of over $6,000 in total and prized work placement with the ATO.

The competition encourages high school students from Year 7–12 to think outside the box and submit creative ideas that communicate the value of tax and super in the community.

First prizes last year went to Tax Rap by Jordan Donohue and Cabe Barrett (NSW) and The Value of Tax in Our Community and Super from Elise Hutchison (ACT), both presenting lighthearted takes on taxation.

There are two categories for the competition: Junior Secondary (Year 7-9) and Senior Secondary (Year 10-12). Entries close on Friday 2 November and the top 10 finalists will be announced in November 2018.

Parents can use the competition to engage their kids with tax and super while completing their own income tax return, due at the end of the month.

 The ATO has teaching resources developed in line with the Australian curriculum to help students learn even more about tax and super, which are available for parents and teachers to download at: taxsuperandyou.gov.au

 


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