Trusted partner of Australian Tax Office

Send money direct to the ATO using the Xe App to simplify tax payments from overseas.

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If you need a business account, please contact the Xe team.

How to transfer money to the Australian Tax Office in 3 easy steps

1. Sign up & Quote

Create your account in our App and get a live bank-beating money transfer rate for AUD.

2. Choose Your Recipient

Once you've set your transfer amount, the ATO will already be on the list of recipients for you to select.

3. Send & Track

Input your Payment Reference Number from your tax notice before you confirm. We’ll check it’s valid and send the money.

How much will it cost to transfer money to Australia?

Our exchange rates are bank-beating and we don't charge any additional fees to use our service. Our rates are linked to the live foreign exchange markets and will update right up until you confirm the transfer, so you can secure a rate you are comfortable with.

How long will an international payment to Australia take?

The majority of our money transfers are completed on the same day. Occasionally certain factors can affect the transfer completion date. We'll keep you updated by email throughout the process.

What payment methods are available?

You can make wire payments to or from Australia on our website or mobile app. Once you've booked your transfer, you can make payment to us by bank transfer or debit/credit card.

Is there any limit on how much money I can send to Australia?

The amount you can transfer with XE is unlimited. You can transfer up to $500,000 USD online (or currency equivalent). For larger amounts, you can contact our currency experts and they can guide you through the transfer process over the phone.

What other Xe services and tools can I use?

If you need to make a payment right away, you can make use of our one-off 'spot' transfers, but if your requirement is more complex, we have a solution for you as well. We offer the following services:

Spot Transfer

The 'buy now, pay now' option.

Good for: quick one-off payments.

Forwards

A 'buy now, pay later' option.

Good for: property purchases or investments.

Market Orders

Allows you to specify a ‘target’ rate.

Good for: volatile markets and when your need isn't time-sensitive.

Regular Payments

Fix the exchange rate for up to 24 months.

Good for: mortgage, salary or pension payments.

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Find out the latest mid-market exchange rates from the world's trusted currency authority, plus historical data, charts, relevant news and more. To get a real-time money transfer quote, you'll need to create a money transfer account.

XE Money Transfer is a service provided by HiFX Limited. HiFX Limited is a Registered Financial Service Provider under the Financial Services Providers (Registration and Dispute Resolution) Act 2008 - FSO Number FSP94961, and is also a member of an independent dispute resolution scheme operated by Financial Services Complaints Limited 'FSCL' who are approved by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs. HiFX Ltd has an Australian Financial Services Licence 'AFSL' and is regulated by Australian Securities and Investments Commission 'ASIC' (AFSL No. 240914). HiFX Limited complies with the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009. HiFX Ltd is a limited company registered in New Zealand, NBNZ no. 9429036979363. Registered office Level 4, NZ Invest House, 32 Mahuhu Crescent, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand.