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    Account information – activity statements

    Account information

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    BAS Agent Portal

    • account balance 
     

    No

    Yes

    • replacement cheques 
     

     No

    Yes

    • request statement of account 
     

    No

    Yes

    • view details and print 
     

    No

    Yes

    Bank details – update for activity statement roles

     No

    Yes

    Request remission of failure to lodge penalty

     No

    Yes

    Account information – General interest charge (GIC)

    GIC view calculation details 

     No

    Yes

    GIC remission requests 

     No

    Yes

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    Activity statements

    Activity statements

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    BAS Agent Portal

    ECI

    PLS

    Claim fuel tax credits

     No

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Confirm lodgment

     No

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Confirm processing

     No

     No

    Yes

     No

    View document identification number (DIN)

     No

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Revise

     No

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Vary instalment amount

     No

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    View and prepare

     No

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Lodgments

    Lodge

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    BAS Agent Portal

    ECI

    PLS

    business activity statement (BAS)

     

     No

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Simpler BAS

    No

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    instalment activity statement (IAS)

     

     No

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    annual GST return

     

     No

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    annual IAS

     

     No

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Lodgment deferral request

    No

    Yes

     No

    Yes

    Request for additional time to lodge

     No

    Yes

     No

     No

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    Debt and payment

    Debt and payment

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    BAS Agent Portal

    Download payment slips

    No

    Yes

    GIC remission request

    No

    Yes

    Help with paying

    Yes

    Yes

    View and print a client's activity statement account

    No

    Yes

    How to pay

    Yes

    Yes

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    Lodgment

    Lodge

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    BAS Agent Portal

    ECI

    PLS

    Confirm lodgment

    No

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Online forms

    No

    Yes

    No

    No

    Lodge activity statements

     

    No

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Lodge revised activity statements

     

    No

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Lodge PAYG withholding annual reports

     

     No

    Yes

     No

    Yes

    Lodge taxable payments annual report

     

     No

    Yes

     No

    Yes

    Submit a range of online forms

     No

    Yes

     No

     No

    Lodgment deferrals

    Lodgment deferrals

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    BAS Agent Portal

    ECI

    PLS

    • application for deferral

     

     No

    Yes

     No

     No

    • review of deferral decision

     

     No

    Yes

     No

     No

    See also:

    Lodgment program

    Lodgment program

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    BAS Agent Portal

    ECI

    PLS

    • lodgment performance

     

    Yes

     No

     No

    Yes

    • help with your lodgment program

     

    Yes

    Yes

    No 

     No

    Objections

    Objections

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    BAS Agent Portal

    ECI

    PLS

    • lodge an objection

     

    No

    Yes

     No

     No

    • submit further information

     

     No

    Yes

     No

     No

    Private binding ruling

    Private binding ruling (PBR)

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    BAS Agent Portal

    ECI

    PLS

    • apply

     

     Yes

    Yes

     No

     Yes

    • submit further information

     

     No

    Yes

     No

     No

    Submit a range of online forms

     No

    Yes

     No

     No

    See also:

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    Practice administration

    Practice administration

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    BAS Agent Portal

    PLS 

    Access Manager system assistance

    Yes

     No

     No

    Add or delete clients

     No

    Yes

     Yes

    Changing your practice contact details

    Yes

     No

     No

    Feedback and complaints

    Yes

    Yes

     No

    Changing your practice contact details

    Yes

     No

     No

    Electronic forms

     No

    Yes

     No

    Order publications

    Yes

     No

     No

    Report integrity issues and suspected tax evasion

    Yes

     No

     No

    View your practice details

     No

    Yes

     No

    Complex issue resolution

    Yes

     No

     No

    BAS Agent Portal

    BAS Agent Portal

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    BAS Agent Portal

    PLS 

    Assistance including access, technical difficulties, functions and navigation

    Yes

     No

     No

    Send and receive messages (portal Mail)

    No

    Yes

     No

    Submit portal feedback form 

     No

    Yes

     No

    See also:

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    Register

    Register for

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    ABR

    BAS Agent Portal

    PLS

    AUSkey

     

    No

    Yes

     No

    No

    ABN

     

    No

    Yes

    No

    No

    GST and PAYG withholding

     

    No

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    fuel tax credits (FTC)

     

     No

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    luxury car tax (LCT)

     

     No

     No

    Yes

     No

    wine equalisation tax (WET)

     

     No

     No

    Yes

     No

    TFN (non-individual)

     

    Yes

    Yes

     No

     No

    Update client details

    Update

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    ABR

    BAS Agent Portal

    PLS

    addresses and contacts

    No

    No

    Yes

    Yes

    bank details

    No

    No

    Yes

    Yes

    GST and PAYG withholding

    No

    No

    Yes

    Yes

    Cancel

    Cancel

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    ABR

    BAS Agent Portal

    PLS

    GST, PAYG withholding, LCT, WET

     

     No

     No

    Yes

    Yes

    fuel tax credits

     

     No

     No

    Yes

    Yes

    View client registration details and tax type summary

     No

     No

    Yes

     No

    Next step:

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    Reports available

    Reports

    BAS Agent Portal

    Client account running balance

    Yes

    Outstanding activity statements

    Yes

    PAYG instalment

    Yes

    Year to date excise revenue product summary

    Yes

    Year to date interest summary

    Yes

    Year to date revenue product summary

    Yes

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    Tax law and advice

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    Last modified: 08 Oct 2018QC 23072