Key Dates

Key Dates

Key Compliance Dates

When is your tax return or BAS due? Unless you are under a full business accounting services agreement with us, please make sure that you provide us with all the necessary information well before the due date. For other due dates, please contact us.

Lodgement of 2019 Income Tax Returns


Individuals

31 October, 2019 – Final date for appointment of a tax agent for lodgement under the tax agent lodgement programme. This is usually also the final lodgement date if a prior year income tax returns remained outstanding as at 30 June 2019.

31 March, 2020 – Final lodgement date for returns which had over $20,000 payable in the latest prior year income tax return lodged.

15 May, 2020 – Final lodgement date for all other individual 2019 income tax returns. However, we ask that you send us your information no later than March 2020.


Companies

31 October, 2019 – Final date for appointment of a tax agent for lodgement under the tax agent lodgement programme. This is also the final lodgement date for income tax returns where one or more income tax returns remain outstanding as at 30 June 2019.

15 January 2020 – Final lodgement date for returns which had over $2,000,000 gross income in the latest prior year income tax return lodged. Payment was due 1 December, 2019.

28 February 2020 – Final lodgement date for non taxable returns which had over $10,000,000 gross income on the latest prior year income tax return lodged.

31 March, 2020 – Final lodgement and payment date for returns which had over $2,000,000 gross income in the latest prior year income tax return lodged.

15 May, 2020 – Final lodgement and payment date for returns which had under $2,000,000 gross income in the latest prior year income tax return lodged. Please ensure that we have your information by March 2020 so that we have time to do the work properly during this busy deadline period.


Business and Instalment Activity Statements

Quarterly – Lodgement and payment of quarterly Business and Instalment Activity Statements are due 28 days after the quarters ended September, December, March and June. Extensions to lodgement and payment of Business Activity Statements may be available for some quarters

Monthly – Lodgement and payment of the monthly Business Activity Statements are due 21 days after month end.

You may also contact us for specific due dates in relation to your income tax and business activity statements, or call the ATO for confirmation.


Single Touch Payroll

Payments to employees are now reportable when paid. Please contact us if you have not enabled STP Reporting in your accounting software or applied for an exemption.

 

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