ATO – What attracts our audit attention
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Eligibility for the zone tax offset changed on 1 July 2015.
From 1 July 2015, you can claim the zone tax offset if your usual place of residence was in a remote or isolated area (known as a zone) during the income year.
If your usual place of residence was in a zone for less than 183 days in the income year, you may still be able to claim the tax offset, as long as your usual place of residence was in a zone for a continuous period of less than five years and:
Any discretion exercised by the Commissioner for the zone tax offset will be made with reference to your usual place of residence.