Some key dates for you to remember…

  • Monthly IAS or BAS are due by the 21st of the next month*
  • Quarterly BAS are due the 28th of month after quarter end (ie March, June & September), the exception is December where the return is not due until 28th February*
  • Superannuation is due on the 27th of month after quarter* – as a minimum, however these can be paid more regularly to avoid large quarterly payments.  Beware salary sacrifice should be paid with payroll frequency.
  • Worker’s Compensation Returns are usually annual – but dependant upon their inception date and you will need to refer to your own documentation.
  • Final Pays are due to employees by the 14th July and due to be lodged by 14th August to the ATO
  • TPAR (Taxable Payments Annual Review) – for Subbies in the B&C industry in 2018, but extending to cleaners and couriers on the 1st July 2018, Long Haul Transport commences 1/7/19 – this is 28th August
  • STP (Single Touch Payroll) is due within 2 days of pay event.  There are still a few exceptions.

*When a due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday or Public Holiday, you can lodge or pay on the next business day. A public holiday is a day that is a public holiday for the whole of any state or territory in Australia.

Please refer to ATO website if you want more details
ATO Key Dates

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