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    • 14 Apr 2014

      Avoiding common GST errorsBusinesses can make errors when reporting GST even with the best intentions of getting it right.
    • 31 Mar 2014

      Lodge your quarterly paper BAS by 28 April“Businesses preparing their quarterly BAS should consider switching to online if they haven't already," said Deputy Commissioner Steve Vesperman today. "Not only is there easy access to a range of features, but you may also get more time to lodge.
    • 21 Mar 2014

      Mistakes happen – here is how you can correct themMost taxpayers intend to get their business activity statements (BAS) right and do, but mistakes can happen. An ATO review of BAS adjusted as a result of recent audits revealed that over 80% of adjustments were as a result of unintentional GST errors.
    • 20 Mar 2014

      Super focus on small businessThis year the ATO is working with the management advice and consulting, hairdressing and beauty, and clothing retailing industries to ensure they meet their super guarantee obligations.
    • 03 Mar 2014

      Missed the 28 February quarterly BAS deadlineMost businesses lodge and pay on time with over 1.3 million BAS lodgements received by the due date for the last quarter. If you haven't yet lodged, you may be missing out on a credit, or you could be accruing penalties and interest charges. The good news is it's not too late to get help if you need it.
    • 25 Feb 2014

      Spotlight on managing cashflow and GSTThe advice from Assistant Commissioner Jennifer Moltisanti for businesses preparing their BAS is to keep GST in a separate account as part of managing their cashflow.
    • 19 Feb 2014

      SuperStream changes for SMSFsThe ATO is calling on self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) trustees to be aware of changes to the way they receive super contributions.
    • 18 Feb 2014

      Lodge your quarterly BAS by 28 FebruaryWith the next quarterly BAS due on 28 February, Australian businesses need to plan for timely and accurate lodgment, even if there is nothing to report or the business may not be able to pay straight away" Deputy Commissioner, Steve Vesperman said today.
    • 21 Jan 2014

      A reminder about tax fairness from the ATOAs major contributors to the Australian economy, the choices and actions of businesses matter and as part of a new campaign the ATO is asking businesses to consider what impact tax compliance has on the business community and economy. "The Australian concept of a fair go for all importantly applies