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My friend is a student and went back to home country during the holiday. When he was making a tax refund,he was told that he broke the law like something about good substitutes. He was really do not know and it was his first time to make a tax refund, so he was really worried about it. Will this affect his visa or make some punishment to him?

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Hi @Qk,

 

Thanks for getting in touch!

 

When an individual lodges their income tax return they sign a declaration confirming the information they've reported is true and correct. We will contact individual's if we have concerns about information reported in their tax returns and if we require further information to support their claims.

 

Penalties may be imposed if an individual didn't take reasonable are and claimed deductions to which they were not entitled to, or made a false or misleading statement. 

 

Information lodged in an income tax return isn't used when applying for a visa. If they have any questions about apply for a visa they can contact the Department of Home Affairs.

 

Thanks, JodieH.

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Hi @Qk,

 

Thanks for getting in touch!

 

When an individual lodges their income tax return they sign a declaration confirming the information they've reported is true and correct. We will contact individual's if we have concerns about information reported in their tax returns and if we require further information to support their claims.

 

Penalties may be imposed if an individual didn't take reasonable are and claimed deductions to which they were not entitled to, or made a false or misleading statement. 

 

Information lodged in an income tax return isn't used when applying for a visa. If they have any questions about apply for a visa they can contact the Department of Home Affairs.

 

Thanks, JodieH.