TAXATION ADMINISTRATION ACT 1953

SCHEDULE 1 - COLLECTION AND RECOVERY OF INCOME TAX AND OTHER LIABILITIES  

Note: See section 3AA .

Chapter 2 - Collection, recovery and administration of income tax  

PART 2-5 - PAY AS YOU GO (PAYG) WITHHOLDING  

Division 16 - Payer ' s obligations and rights  

Subdivision 16-B - To pay withheld amounts to the Commissioner  

When and how to pay amounts to the Commissioner

SECTION 16-80   16-80   PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO PAY WITHIN TIME  


If an amount that an entity must pay to the Commissioner under subsection 16-70(1) or (3) remains unpaid after the time by which it is due to be paid, the entity is liable to pay *general interest charge on the unpaid amount for each day in the period that:


(a) started at the beginning of the day by which the unpaid amount was due to be paid; and


(b) finishes at the end of the last day, at the end of which, any of the following remains unpaid:


(i) the unpaid amount;

(ii) general interest charge on any of the unpaid amount.



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