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  • FBT return

    Fringe benefits tax (FBT) returns can only be lodged through the practitioner lodgment service (PLS).

    The statutory due date for lodgment and payment is 21 May. The due dates for lodgment of 2021 FBT returns for all tax agents are:

    • 25 June if the return is lodged electronically
    • 21 May if the return is lodged by paper.

    The due date for payment under the lodgment program remains as 28 May or 21 May if lodging by paper.

    To ensure your clients are covered by your lodgment program for their 2020 FBT return, you must be appointed as the tax agent for that client role by 21 May.

    If your client does not have to lodge an FBT return for the year of lodgment, notify us as early as possible as processing may take up to 28 days around peak lodgment dates.

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    Last modified: 01 Jul 2020QC 34541