JobKeeper GST turnover test released

JobKeeper GST turnover test released

The ATO has published a ruling on the decline in turnover test for businesses applying for the JobKeeper scheme as part of the Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Rules 2020. This turnover test requires businesses to calculate their ‘current GST turnover’ and ‘projected GST turnover’, subject to modifications to the definitions outlined in…

What you need to know about lodgement deferral dates

What you need to know about lodgement deferral dates

Due to COVID-19 and unforeseen financial circumstances, the ATO has announced a series of lodgement deferral dates available for tax returns, fringe benefits tax returns, monthly and quarterly BAS, annual GST returns, PAYG summary annual reports and taxable payment annual reports. Lodgement deferrals extend the due date for lodgement of a document without incurring a…

ATO’s additional tax support for businesses

ATO’s additional tax support for businesses

While the Australian Government has provided businesses with many relief measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, such as the JobKeeper subsidy payment scheme, major changes to instant asset write-off and also rental relief for commercial tenants, the ATO has also provided additional tax support measures that may help your business further. The ATO is providing businesses…

Setting up your myGovID

Setting up your myGovID

If you haven’t set up your myGovID yet, you need to do it before you can lodge your next business activity statement (BAS). AUSkey, including Manage ABN Connections, will be replaced by the ATO’s myGovID and Relationship Authorisation Manager (RAM) from 27 March 2020. After this change, you will no longer be able to access…