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  • Remainder of Partnership tax return



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    In this section:

    1 Description of main business activity

    Describe as accurately as possible the business activity from which the partnership derived the highest gross income, for example, beef cattle breeding, vegetable growing, clothing manufacturing, confectionary wholesaling, domestic appliance retailing, or share trading. Do not use general descriptions, such as farming, manufacturing, wholesaling or investing.

    Industry code

    Show at A the appropriate industry code for the partnership’s main business.

    Code the business activity as accurately as possible. The industry code is made up of five digits, for example, if the industry is dairy cattle farming, the code on the tax return is shown as 01600.

    An incorrect code may result in clients not receiving a necessary service or material from us, or could lead to incorrect targeting of audits. The industry code provided is also used to publish industry benchmarks in taxation statistics.

    The industry coding regime we use is a modified version of the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC) produced jointly by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and Statistics New Zealand.

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    2 Status of business

    Print X at B1B2 or B3 to show the appropriate description for the status of the business. If more than one selection applies, select the first applicable option. If none of the selections applies, leave B1 to B3 blank.

    Consolidation status

    Print X at Z2 if the partnership was a subsidiary member of a consolidated group or MEC group at any time during the income year.

    In this case the tax return is for the period or periods during which the partnership was not a subsidiary member of a consolidated group or MEC group in the income year (non-membership periods). It will be necessary to complete any applicable schedule for periods attributable to the non-membership period.

    For information about reporting multiple non-membership periods during the year, see C9-5-110 in the Consolidation reference manual.

    Significant global entity

    Print X at G1 if the entity:

    • was a significant global entity (SGE) at any time during the income year, or
    • is a SGE because it, or any other member of the accounting consolidated group which the entity is a member of, has been given a notice by the Commissioner determining that its global parent entity would have an annual global income of A$1 billion or more for any period during the income year.

    An entity is a SGE if it is:

    • a global parent entity whose annual global income is A$1 billion or more, or
    • a member of a group of entities that are consolidated for accounting purposes as a single group and one of the other members of the group is a global parent entity whose annual global income is A$1 billion or more.

    An SGE can be an entity in a group that only has operations in Australia, including those that are privately owned.

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    4 Did you sell any goods or services using the internet?

    Print X in the Yes box at Q if in deriving income you used the internet to:

    • receive orders for goods or services, for example, you received orders by email or a web page form, rather than by conventional post, phone or facsimile
    • receive payment for goods or services, for example, you received
      • credit card or charge card details by email or web page form, rather than by conventional post, phone or facsimile
      • digital cash
    • deliver goods or services, for example, you
      • used email, the world wide web (www) or file transfer protocol (FTP) to deliver digitised music, news articles or software, rather than conventional post to deliver software on a disc
      • used email, in conjunction with a website, to give advice and received a payment in connection with this advice
      • advertised goods or services of other businesses for a fee on the internet
      • hosted websites, or
      • provided access to the internet.

    Print X in the No box at Q, if you used the internet only to:

    • advertise your goods or services
    • give support to your customers
    • buy your stock
    • do your banking online.
    Last modified: 12 Feb 2019QC 55245