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How to lodge

Information for individuals and businesses preparing tax returns and business activity statements and reports.

Last updated 11 September 2023

What to lodge

These obligations have different due dates depending on your circumstances, and may be due monthly, quarterly or yearly.

The quickest way to lodge is online. You can also choose to use a registered tax or BAS agentExternal Link to lodge on your behalf.

If you're not sure if you need to lodge, use our Do I need to lodge a tax return tool.

Due dates

Tax returns, activity statements, other documents and information must be lodged or returned by certain dates. The due dates are set out in the following web pages:

If you can't lodge by the due date, you should contact us as soon as possible so we can work together to reduce the risk of penalty.

Find out more at If you don't lodge.

Help and support

For more help and support see: