Link the Australian Taxation Office

Find out how to link the Australian Taxation Office to myGov to manage your tax and super.

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is the principal revenue collection agency of the Australian Government. Find out more about the ATO on the ATO website.

Check you have the information you need to link to the ATO on the ATO website.

The ATO doesn’t support Secret Questions and Answers as a 2 factor authentication option. If you’re using this, you’ll need to update your sign in settings before you can link to the ATO.

Follow these steps to link the ATO to your myGov account:

  1. Sign in to myGov.
  2. Once signed in, go to View and link services.
  3. Select Link next to Australian Taxation Office.
  4. Enter or confirm your personal details.
  5. Provide answers to 2 questions to verify your tax record.

Find more information about linking the ATO to your myGov account on the ATO website.

When you link your myGov account to the ATO, you can:

  • manage your personal and employment details
  • view your tax information
  • lodge and pay your tax
  • view, manage and access your super
  • view your student loan balance
  • manage your lodgements as a sole trader.

Find more information about using ATO online services on the ATO website.

Using Digital Identity to access ATO online services

If you sign in to myGov using your Digital Identity and access ATO online services, you need to continue using this sign in option to access ATO online services.

This only affects access to ATO online services through myGov. You can still access your other linked services in myGov using your myGov sign in details, such as your username and password.

If you can’t link a service to your myGov account, contact the service for help.

Page last updated: 19 July 2024