Working Holiday Maker Tax Calculator 2017

If you are on the Working Holiday visa (Subclass 417) or Work and Holiday visa (Subclass 462), use the calculator below to estimate your refund or tax payable for 2016-2017 tax year.

The calculator supports Backpacker tax, which was introduced from 1 January 2017, and the current approach of the Australian Taxation Office to tax residency of working holidaymakers.


If you like to get a better understanding of how working holiday makers are taxed in 2017, read my article ‘The holiday is over, or Why working holidaymakers should expect a tax bill from the ATO.

Disclaimer: This calculator gives you an estimate only. All outcomes provided by this calculator are based on the information you provide at the time of calculation. You should use the outcomes as an estimate and for guidance purposes only. The calculator’s limit on the maximum amount of taxable income is $87,000.
The actual amount of your tax payable or refund will depend on the information you provide in your tax return and on the balance of your account at the time of assessment.