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ATO Important Dates January 2018

As per ATO Dates – January

The following are the important ATO dates for January 2018

15 January

  • Lodge tax return for taxable large/medium entities as per the latest year lodged (all entities other than individuals), unless required earlier

Payment for large/medium entities with a 15 January due date is:

  1.  1 December 2017 – for companies and super funds
  2.  for trusts – as stated on their notice of assessment.

      Note: You cannot self-assess a lodgment deferral from this date or assume a later date for lodgment on the basis that the taxpayer will be non-taxable in the current year.

  • Lodge tax return for the taxable head company of a consolidated group (including a new registrant) that has a member who has been deemed a large/medium entity in the latest year lodged, unless the return was required earlier. Payment was due 1 December 2017.

21 January

  • Lodge and pay quarter 2, 2017–18 PAYG instalment activity statement for head companies of consolidated groups.
  • Lodge and pay December 2017 monthly business activity statement except for business clients with up to $10 million turnover who report GST monthly and lodge electronically.

28 January

  • Make quarter 2, 2017–18 super guarantee contributions to funds by this date.

    Employers who do not pay minimum super contributions for quarter 2 by this date must pay the super guarantee charge and lodge a Superannuation guarantee charge statement – quarterly (NAT 9599) by 28 February 2018.

         Note: The super guarantee charge is not tax deductible.

31 January

  • Lodge TFN report for closely held trusts if any beneficiary quoted their TFN to a trustee in quarter 2, 2017–18.