GST & Bas Lodgements

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What is GST and why do you have to pay it?

What is GST?

Goods and services tax (GST) is a broad-based tax of 10% on most goods, services and other items sold or consumed in Australia.

Generally, businesses and other organisations registered for GST will:
 a) include GST in the price they charge for their goods and services
b) claim credits for the GST included in the price of goods and services they buy for their business.

Do I have to pay GST?

If you run a business or other enterprise and have a GST turnover of $75,000 or more ($150,000 or more for non-profit organisations), or you provide taxi travel (including ride-sourcing) – you need to:

  • register for GST
  • work out whether your sales are taxable (that is, subject to GST, and not exempted because they are GST-free or input-taxed) and include GST in the price of your taxable sales
  • issue tax invoices for your taxable sales and obtain tax invoices for your business purchases
  • claim GST credits for GST included in the price of your business purchases
  • account for GST on either a cash or non-cash basis and put aside the GST you collected so you can pay it to us when due
  • lodge activity statements or annual returns to report your sales and purchases, and pay GST to us or receive a GST refund.

What is a BAS Lodgement?

If you are a business registered for GST you need to lodge a business activity statement (BAS).

Your BAS will help you report and pay your:

  • goods and services tax (GST)
  • pay as you go (PAYG) instalments
  • PAYG withholding tax
  • other taxes.

When you register for an Australian business number (ABN) and GST we will automatically send you a BAS when it is time to lodge.

What Use Monitor Business Solutions?

We understand that running a business is hard enough without having to make sure you eneter every receipt and account for every cent and lodge your returns accuarately and on time.
Sound all too hard.
Well it can be and if you get it wrong the ATO penalties can be quite severe. 

At Monitor Business Solutions we can take the hassle out of this by ensuring your bookeeping, accounts, gst reuirements and BAS statements are all done correctly and reported to the ASTO on time. 

You're running a business to provide you with a better lifestyle. Don't waste it spending hours and hours of your time slaving over the books.


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