For Individuals
Lodging a Tax Return

Lodging a Tax Return

Do I need to lodge a tax return in Australia? If you meet the below criteria, you will need to lodge a tax return: • Tax was deducted from any payments (such as wages) made to you during the financial year.• You are an Australian resident and your taxable income was...

International Money Transfers

International Money Transfers

Transferring money internationally – to and from Australia There are a number of ways to transfer money to and from Australia. Some of the most common methods to make international transfers are: -> International Bank Transfers ->Online Money Transfer Companies...

Health Insurance

Health Insurance

Private health insurance for temporary visa holders Working Visa health coverFor Graduate 485 visa, TSS 482 visa, Temporary (skilled) 457 visa and other working visa types.Australian Skilled Migration has been working with IMAN for many years to offer quality health...

English Requirements

English Requirements

English Requirement If you are planning to apply for a visa that requires you to provide evidence of your english ability, there are a number of acceptable english tests and other evidence which may be accepted. Meeting the English requirement is one of the first...

Banking in Australia

Banking in Australia

Banking in Australia Opening a bank accountOpening a bank account is more straight forward than you might think. Thanks to the high volume of migrants studying and working in Australia, most major Australian banks offer new migrant services to help you make the...

Apply for TFN

Apply for TFN

Apply for a Tax File Number As a temporary visa holder, permanent migrant or temporary visitor, you can apply for your Australian Tax File Number (TFN) after arriving in Australia. Applying for a tax file number You can apply for a tax file number online if you meet...

Lodging Your Own Application?

Lodging Your Own Application?

Should I lodge myself or through a Registered Migration Agent? The single most commonly asked question in our consultations with first time clients is whether there is any benefit to lodging their visa through a Registered Migration Agent rather than lodging it...

Partner Visa Application Charge Increase

Partner Visa Application Charge Increase

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection will be introducing a 50% increase to Partner Visa Application Charges as of January 1st 2015, according to a recent media release. The Department has not specified why it has targeted Partner Visas and notes that it...