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On Friday 7th December 2018, the ATO issued a clarification in relation to the legislation to extend Single Touch Payroll to all employers from 1st July 2019.

Please note that this legislation has not yet passed the Parliament, despite some public commentary that sugges...

July 2, 2018


From 1 July 2018 an increasing number of employers will begin reporting payroll to the ATO through Single Touch Payroll.

Some employers have been testing the system and will be in before 30 June 2018 (very few).

Some software is becoming available on or shortly aft...

July 2, 2018

Your ATO known income information is shared.

The Objective

  • ​incorrect personal financial assistance payments.

  • tax evasion.

ATO conduct matching exercises within ATO systems to detect cases where:

  • individuals are receiving more than one payment simultaneousl...

June 7, 2018

The Single Touch Payroll (STP) is law and applies to all employers.


1.  All “substantial” employers, (20 or more employees by headcount), must participate.

  • The count happens as of 1 April each year, commencing 2018.

  • You must then enter STP as of 1 July 20...

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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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