August 24, 2018

The ATO Validates your STP file and data submission at a number of levels.

Some of the tests include:

1. File header information

  • Is the file in the right format?

  • Was the file submitted through an approved secure channel?

  • Did a valid person authorise the file...

August 24, 2018

Are Your ABNs Active and Up To Date?

To maintain accurate data, the Australian Business Register (ABR) periodically checks its records for Australian business numbers (ABNs), and automatically cancels those that appear inactive. The ABR checks are happening throughout 2...

August 1, 2018

There are many aspects of our existence and environment that tire with age.

We buy some things and rationally cope with the fact that they grow old and will need to be replaced.

Think of your motor vehicle. Think of your clothing.

Some things we buy in the full knowledge...

August 1, 2018

 The Amnesty has some great features.

If the law passes through Parliament then…

  • Tax deductible

  • Interest Applies (paid to the employee's fund)

  • Penalties Don't

  • Fill in a form

  • Amnesty is only available during the period 24 May 2018 to 23 May 2019


August 1, 2018

Proper Record Keeping is the ‘Bedrock of Compliance’


Fair work has long acknowledged that record keeping can be quite involved and tedious, but it has been acknowledged by the courts that record-keeping is the “bedrock of compliance with the Fair Work Act and the...

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ATO Lodgement Dates

These dates are from the ATO website and do not take into account possible extensions.

You remain responsible for ensuring that the necessary information is with us in time.

BAS/IAS Monthly Lodgement

– March Activity Statement:

21st April 2019 final date for lodgement and payment.

BAS/IAS Monthly Lodgement

– April Activity Statement:

21st May 2019 final date for lodgement and payment.

BAS/IAS Monthly Lodgement

– May Activity Statement:

21st June 2019 final date for lodgement and payment.

3rd Quarter of FY 2019: 

BAS Lodgement:

- March Quarter (including PAYGI) 

28th April 2019 final date for lodgement & payment.

4th Quarter of FY 2019: 

BAS Lodgement:

– June Quarter (including PAYGI) 

28th July 2019 final date for lodgement & payment.

When a due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday or Public Holiday, you can lodge or pay on the next business day.

A public holiday is a day that is a public holiday for the whole of any state or territory in Australia.

Due date for super guarantee contributions, for:

3rd Quarter of FY 2019:

January to March 2019

- contributions must be in the fund by 28th April 2019.

4th Quarter of FY 2019 

April to June 2019

- contributions must be in the fund by 28th July 2019.

The super guarantee charge is not a tax deduction if not paid by these dates.

Refer to the ATO for details regarding any SGC charges applicable if not paid by due date.

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