How to study in Australia for free: Your Guideline

Pro-tips on how to study in Australia for Free  Imagine being able to study in Australia without worrying about the financial burden. It may seem impossible, but with the right qualifications, guidelines and a bit of luck, you can achieve this dream and study in Australia for free. Don't let the fear of expenses hold you back from pursuing your education. With determination and hard work, you can make your dreams a reality.  So yes, It is possible to study in Australia without spending a single penny, provided you have the right qualifications, guidelines and a bit of luck. Let me explain it to you in detail. In Australia, most universities don't charge international students any application fees, particularly postgraduate research students. You can find a list of 16 universities in Australia that don't require application fees. This is a great opportunity for international students with good academic records to apply to multiple universities, increasing their ch

How to Fill Tax File Number Declaration Form

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The first question that comes to the mind here usually is :what is exactly a Tax File Number Declaration Form? and who should fill it? On this page we will give clear guides on how to fill this form and the little mistakes you should avoid during this whole process. We will also tell you exactly what this form is all about  and who it actually concerns.

When you move to Australia as a student or whatever visa you hold, before starting any work or getting any pay job you must set up an Australia tax number file know as TFN via the Australia taxation office or a local post office before even creating your bank account later. This should be the very first thing to do as soon as arrived in Australia. It is compulsory, without these documents, you can't even get a job in Australia. This is because every employer will ask for them. It is free to get this TFN online and even straight forward and easy. They are also many agencies online that  will require about 60$ Australia dollars to help you process this. Save your money!!!On a previous post i gave a straightforward and easy step by step guide to get your TFN online directly via the Australia Taxation office website, follow the guide and save some money. I also provided a list of documents or list of certificates you must get in order to get any job in Australia, how much it cost and how you get them.

When you apply for the TFN, and if successful, they will send you a tax number after about 28 days. It is the number that you will provide to your employer once you get a job offer. To provide this number to your employer, you must submit what is called a Tax File Number Declaration Form 

📍 So what is exactly Tax File Number Declaration Form ?

It is an official document you must provide to your employer before starting any job in Australia  stating your tax information that will be deducted from your pay/salary. The details you provide in this declaration form will allow your payer to work out exactly how much tax to withhold from all the payments that he will be making to you. So on this form, make sure that you click the right boxes accordingly. And you should complete this form before starting any work in Australia.

📍 So who does this form concern exactly and why is it needed?

Someone who just got a new job in Australia. Every new job you get in Australia, you will have to submit a new form. It is requirement for every job you do.
You need to submit this form for :payments for works  and services as an employee, payments under return-to-work schemes, labour hire arrangements or other specified payments, benefit and compensation payments, superannuation benefits.

📍 The form generally has two sections : Section A and Section B

→Section A is to be completed by the Employee and
→Section B by the Employer.

While filling the form, there are certain information or details that you must know and be sure of  such as the basis on which you are  being paid for: are you being paid on as a permanent employee? part time worker, casual worker ? make sure to check what basis you are being paid of by your employer. And finally fill in the forms with BLOCK LETTERS using a black or blue pen if you are to fill in your form by hand.
  • Question 1 is for tax file number(TFN)
  • Question 2 to 6 is all about your personal details
  • Question 7.Select and mark X on the basis you are being paid on.
  • Question 8.Are you an Australian resident for tax purposes or a working holiday maker?
which visa are you currently on? as a student, you are an Australian resident for tax mark an X on the marker box for Australian resident for tax purposes.
 You are considered to be an Australian resident for tax purposes if you:
You have been living in Australia already, or have just come to Australia and you will be living there permanently

 Or you are an international student, and you will be doing a course that last more than six months.
But if you are on working holiday, there is a different tax rate that applies to you, so place an X in the working holiday marker box on the form
  • Question 9.Do you want to claim the tax‑free threshold from this payer? 
This is the amount of income or payment that you can earn each financial year without being taxed. Generally, you only claim tax free threshold only once. If you have claimed it before in your previous job, you can't claim it a second time. Those on working holiday visa have to answer No .This does not currently apply to them. As already mentioned above, they have a different tax rate that applies to them.
  • Question 10. This should be No as it only applies to Australian Nationals or those who own so school loans and debts to the government.
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TFN Declaration form Question 1 to 4

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TFN Declaration form Question 5 to 10

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This is all about the tax file number declaration. Usually, you will get a copy of this form from your employer. If not, you can download one at the Australian tax office website see the link here TFN Declaration Form.

 Hope i answered most of your questions!! Please do not hesitate to comment and share your ideas. We are here for you!😃

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