Important dates for small business owners

Don’t forget - put these dates in the diary!

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Here is a list of common key dates for small business owners to help you stay up-to-date with your tax requirements.

Financial year key dates:

July 1 New financial year begins.
July 14 Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) withholding payment summaries need to be provided to your employees by this date.
July 28 Quarter 4 superannuation guarantee contributions must be received by the super fund.
July 28 Quarter 4 Business Activity Statement (BAS) due.
14 August PAYG withholding payment summary annual report due.
28 August Taxable payments annual report due.
21 October Annual PAYG instalment due.
28 October Quarter 1 superannuation guarantee contributions must be received by the super fund.
 28 October Quarter 1 BAS due.
28 October Final date to change PAYG instalments report and payment options.
28 October Final date to change Goods and Services (GST) reporting options.
31 October PAYG withholding annual report due.
31 October Individual, partnership and trust income tax returns due.
11 November September quarter BAS due.
28 January Quarter 2 superannuation guarantee contributions must be received by the super funds.
28 February Quarter 2 BAS due.
28 April Quarter 3 superannuation guarantee contributions must be received by the super fund.
 28 April Quarter 3 BAS due.
11 May March quarter BAS due.
21 May Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) return due.
30 June End of the financial year.

You can check out the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website for more information about the important due dates.

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