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'Backpacker tax' ruled invalid late 2021! Who can claim the backpacker tax refund from 2017-2020?

In late 2021, the Backpacker Tax was ruled invalid by the Australian High Court. That means, if you worked in Australia as a Working Holiday Maker between 2017 – 2020, it is highly likely that you will now be entitled to a tax refund.

Study in Australia Group has partnered with to help you claim your Australian tax refund easily online. started lodging resident tax refund requests for eligible applicants in early November and the ATO has already begun issuing backpacker refunds, so why not check if you can get an extra refund and apply for yours today?

To claim your refund today, all you need to do is complete the short form here.

Who can claim the backpacker tax refund?

Citizens of Chile, Finland, Germany, Israel, Japan, Norway, Turkey and the UK who have worked in Australia on the Working Holiday Visa should check whether they are due a tax refund.

Why apply with

  • No refund, No fee

  • Simple online process – no complicated forms

  • Your maximum tax refund guaranteed

  • will transfer your refund to your bank account, anywhere in the world


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