Extra time to Lodge & Pay your quarterly BAS!

Do you know if using the services of a registered BAS Agent (limited to BAS declarations) or a Tax Agent (for all tax declarations) your business can benefit of an extra 4 weeks extension for lodgment and payment?

How to lodge your activity statement:

  • 1- On paper by mail
  • 2- Online with Business Portal
  • 3- Through a registered Tax Agent or BAS Agent

How to lodge?

BAS datelines for lodgment and payment:

1- If Business lodgement by mail:

Due date on the 28th following the end of each quarter except* an extra 4 weeks granted for summer holidays

  • Quarter 1        1st July to 30th September ==> due date 28th October
  • Quarter 2        1st October to 31st December ==> due date 28th February
  • Quarter 3        1st January to 31st March ==> due date 28th April
  • Quarter 4        1st April to 30th June ==> due date 28th July

2- If Business electronic lodgment by ECI or SBR with Auskey:

ATO Terms & Conditions for 2 weeks deferral offer for quarter 1-3 and 4 (quarter two already benefit of general exception)

Terms & Conditions

3- If Professional lodgment on your behalf and your provider is lodging by its Portal

Important:

“A person, partnership or company is not entitled to charge a fee for preparing an income tax return or transacting business on behalf of a taxpayer in taxation matters unless they are registered as a tax agent or BAS Agent with the Tax Practitioners Board.”

Since the 1st march 2010, you can check the registration of your provider online.

ATO concessions of an extra 4 weeks for registered Agents

 

  • Quarter 1        1st July to 30th September ==> due date 25th November
  • Quarter 2        1st October to 31st December ==> due date 28th February*
  • Quarter 3        1st January to 31st March ==> due date 25th May
  • Quarter 4        1st April to 30th June ==> due date 25th August

Bilateral Solutions Pty Ltd is a registered Tax Agent as well as Ms Martine Joly.