Australian Taxation Office Reviews

Updated 9 Jan 2021

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4.1
85%
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94%
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Australian Taxation Office Commissioner of Taxation Chris Jordan
Chris Jordan
67 Ratings
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  • "No cons while I worked in the ATO(in 11 reviews)

  • "Lots of red tape, creativity is stifled, days can be slow(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - APS3 Client Engagement Officer in Albury
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Australian Taxation Office part-time

    Pros

    good place to work at

    Cons

    no downside so far for me

  2. "Good workplace"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - APS2 Service Delivery Officer 

    I worked at Australian Taxation Office full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance Reasonable compensation

    Cons

    Slow progression, internal promotions, repetitive work


  3. "ATO"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Canberra

    I have been working at Australian Taxation Office full-time

    Pros

    Large agency, many opportunities for career development

    Cons

    Large agency, sometimes slow to respond

  4. "APS 3 Australian Taxation Office s"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Customer Serivice Representative in Brisbane

    I have been working at Australian Taxation Office full-time

    Pros

    pay work can be very rewarding s

    Cons

    Culture management can be a lot better

  5. "Review of ATO"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Client Engagement Officer 

    I worked at Australian Taxation Office full-time

    Pros

    Great exposure and understanding of client companies when conducting tax audits

    Cons

    No downside or cons to this company

  6. "Service Delivery Officer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Australian Taxation Office full-time

    Pros

    So many learning opportunities at the tax office.

    Cons

    Segregated inter departmental style, sharing of knowledge and positive relations between different areas is not prominent.

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  7. "Awesome"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Parramatta

    I have been working at Australian Taxation Office full-time

    Pros

    Good Pay for the work

    Cons

    Competitive place to work always

  8. COVID-19
    Helpful (1)

    "Summary"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Engagement Officer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Taxation Office full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Supportive culture, willing to take time to provide training on both hard skills and soft skills, worked for many managers (10+) and only was a micro-manager. Secure employment (for now better funded during the pandemic)

    Cons

    IT systems can be slow

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  9. "Great culture, nice people"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Sydney

    I worked at Australian Taxation Office full-time

    Pros

    Clear Goals and KPIs Great HR systems

    Cons

    Slow career development path IT systems arent great

  10. "Challenging work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Engagement Officer in Sydney

    I have been working at Australian Taxation Office full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Challenging work, good work life balance

    Cons

    Tedious processes, difficult to gain promotions

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