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  • Lodge an activity statement

    Online services for business

    Online services for business is here. The Business Portal and electronic superannuation audit tool are being replaced by Online services for business for all your tax and super needs. We recommend you start using this new service for your transactions with us. For more information go to Online services for business.

    Business Portal

    Lodge an activity statement

    The Activity statement option in the Business Portal menu is your starting point for lodging or revising most types of activity statements online.

    When you lodge online you:

    • may be eligible for a two week concession to lodge and pay
    • will receive a receipt to confirm that your activity statement has been lodged
    • can view and print statements you've previously lodged in History
    • will access your activity statements in the portal and receive an email when they're available to access and complete online – we won't post any further activity statements to you.

    Activity statements will be available under Not lodged or History.

    Note: your activity statement will look a little different from 29 November 2019, with role types compacted into a single table. This does not impact how you lodge or pay your activity statement.

    Media: Lodging an activity statement through the business portal Link (Duration: 1:38)

    Not lodged

    Activity statements that haven't been lodged are displayed as Not lodged.

    • To complete your current activity statement, click on it under Description.
    • You can lodge a 'nil' business activity statement (BAS) from the Prepare activity statement screen.

    Once it's past the due date, activity statements will display as overdue.


    All activity statements that have been lodged, processed, cancelled or discontinued in the last two years are displayed under History.

    • To see activity statements for a different period, filter the date period.
    • To view an activity statement – go to Description and click on it

    To revise an activity statement, click the Revise button. Only activity statements that are eligible for revision will display the Revise button.

    GST property credits

    The GST property credits account, records transactions of credits allocated when purchasers make payments to us as part of settlement on new residential premises or potential residential land.

    Credits held for this account can't be used to offset tax debts and will be automatically transferred to the activity statement account when the BAS is finalised.

    To view the GST property credits account:

    • select Activity Statement in the menu
    • select GST property credits from the list.

    If no GST property credits exist, no records will display.

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    Last modified: 01 Feb 2021QC 43622