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New Simpler BAS on the way

New Simpler BAS on the way New Simpler BAS on the way The ATO has been working with small businesses, tax professionals, industry associations and software providers on ways to deliver a simpler business activity statement (BAS) to make GST record keeping easier and less costly. To achieve this, several GST labels will be removed […]

Declaration for tax and BAS agents

Declaration for tax and BAS agents The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) has advised that, from 2016, registered tax and BAS agents will need to complete an annual declaration with the TPB to demonstrate they are meeting their ongoing registration requirements. “Registered tax and BAS agents must submit an annual declaration to the TPB on the […]

Software Providers who Perform Tax or BAS Services

The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) has issued an information sheet [TPB(I) 09/2011] which explains when software providers are, or are not, performing tax agent or BAS services. The following are four examples that it provided where software providers are performing tax agent or BAS services.  A client outsources their entire payroll and accounts work to […]

TPB to contact Tax and BAS Agents by email and SMS

TPB to contact Tax and BAS Agents by email and SMS The tax practitioners board (TPB) is aiming to make its communication with tax and BAS agents as easy as possible. In addition to the information and reminder emails that it already sends out, it will soon start sending out registered tax and BAS agents: […]

BAS Due Dates 2015

BAS Due Dates 2015 Quarterly reporting The due date for lodging and paying is displayed on your business activity statement (BAS). If the due date is on a weekend or public holiday, you can lodge your form and pay on the next business day. Quarter Due date – paper Due date – online 1 – July, […]

June 2015 ATO Lodgement Dates

June 2015  ATO Lodgement Dates June 2015  ATO Lodgement Dates:- Date Obligation 5 June Tax return lodgment, including companies and super funds where the tax return is not required earlier and both of the following criteria are met: non-taxable or a credit assessment as at latest year lodged non–taxable or receiving a credit assessment in the […]