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Lodging online is the easiest and most convenient way to lodge. It’s is quick, secure, tailored to you. You can also view and revise your previously lodged statements.
If you lodge quarterly, and need a little extra time to lodge, you may receive an extra two weeks to lodge and pay.
So take time back and lodge your BAS online.
Remember, you still need to lodge your BAS by the due date, even if you can’t pay on time. Let us know as soon as you can if you don’t think you’ll be able to lodge or pay on time and we’ll work with you to find a solution.
Visit: Two week deferral
Watch: Lodging and paying on time
The Business Portal will be your starting point for lodging your activity statement online. It’s a secure ATO portal where you can manage your business tax affairs easily online, and when it’s convenient to you.
You can use the business portal to access a range of services such as:
To access the Business Portal you will need:
Note if you have accounting software you can use Standard Business Reporting to lodge.
Visit: Using the business portal
Your BAS will help you report and pay your:
Even if you have nothing to report on your BAS you still have to lodge a nil statement.
The easiest and fastest way to lodge is online. Simply select the ‘Prepare as NIL’ option on your activity statement form and you won’t need to fill in each label as a zero.
Visit: Completing your BAS labels
Good record keeping is essential for anyone in business because it makes it easier to manage your cash flow, meet your tax obligations and understand how your business is doing. Records you need to keep:
Good record keeping practices can help you get your refund faster if we need to check your claim. Some tips on good record keeping are:
Remember, a registered tax or BAS agent can also help you with tax advice.