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  1. Jack Malarkey

    ATO online services not available until 6.00 am Sydney time on Thursday 2 January 2020

    Tax Office online systems (including for lodging business activity statements) are down for maintenance and won’t be available until 6.00 am AEDT on Thursday 2 January 2020.
  2. Jack Malarkey

    ATO: Having trouble paying?

    From the Australian Taxation Office’s Small Business Newsroom: Having trouble paying? 25 October 2019 Even if you can’t pay right now, talk to us so we can help. We may be able to offer you a payment plan tailored to your needs by taking into consideration your circumstances, and your...
  3. Jack Malarkey

    ATO: Lodge online and get more time

    From the Australian Taxation Office’s Small Business Newsroom: Lodge online and get more time 2 May 2019 Most small businesses are eligible for an extra two weeks to lodge and pay their activity statement by lodging online. Depending on your business type, you have options for lodging...
  4. luke2019

    New Driver assist App needs testers pre launch

    G’day All, Luke here. I’m a Sydney based Uber driver with over 6,000 rides experience and like just about every other driver I’ve spoken to, I HATE doing the accounting required to satisfy Business Activity Statement and end of year tax requirements. To deal with it once and for all I got...
  5. duracell

    Entertainment tax deduction eg Spotify

    Hi. I understand that drivers can claim a Spotify subscription as a tax deduction. Does anybody know if this extends to Youtube Red as it includes Google Play Music? Or is it just those entertainment providers that run through the Uber App? Thanks
  6. Jack Malarkey

    ATO: Can’t lodge on time?

    From the Australian Taxation Office’s Small Business Newsroom: Can't lodge on time? 21 November 2018 Running a business has many competing priorities and we understand you get busy and getting your tax work done is just another thing you need to get around to. This is one of the reasons why...
  7. Sam. P

    ATO chasing overdue BAS?

    I've read in a thread on Facebook that the ATO is teaming up with external collection agencies. Should we be worried???? copy and paste: "From now on if your clients have overdue lodgment obligations, we may refer them to an external collection agency to secure lodgment on our behalf. Starting...
  8. Alex @ Airtax

    TIPS TO HELP OPTIMISE YOUR TAX POSITION

    Designed by PwC Tax Specialists, Airtax does simple tax for individuals from $49. Our integration with Uber allows you to pull earnings and expense data straight from your Uber profile into the BAS, making it super straightforward to stay compliant. Best of all it only takes a couple of minutes...
  9. Jack Malarkey

    ATO: Claiming GST credits

    From the Australian Taxation Office’s Small Business Newsroom: Claiming GST credits 22 June 2018 Knowing what you can claim as a GST credit can sometimes seem confusing. Here are five things you can do to get your claim right: 1. Claim within the time limit You can claim GST and fuel tax...
  10. Jack Malarkey

    ATO: Don’t delay your activity statement

    From the Australian Taxation Office’s Small Business Newsroom: Don't delay your activity statement 22 June 2018 It's important to lodge your activity statements on time. You have up to four years from the due date of your activity statement to claim GST and fuel tax credits. If you're...
  11. Jack Malarkey

    ATO: Getting the right advice on GST and tax

    From the Australian Taxation Office’s Small Business Newsroom: Getting the right advice on GST and tax 29 June 2018 96% of Australian small businesses rely on a tax or BAS agent to help manage their tax and super affairs. We work together with the tax profession to assist those small...
  12. B

    Profit and Loss Statement

    Can a profit and loss statement be acquired through a 1) Income Tax Return or 2) BAS? Thanks
  13. Jack Malarkey

    Ola tax statement for final quarter

    Ola sent the latest Canberra edition of the Ola Pit Stop! newsletter to drivers on Thursday 5 July 2018 at 7.20 pm. This newsletter included the following important information about the tax statement for the fourth quarter (1 April to 30 June 2018): Q4 Quarterly Statement Please be advised...
  14. Jack Malarkey

    ATO: Tips for getting your activity statement right

    From the Australian Taxation Office’s Small Business Newsroom: Tips for getting your activity statement right 14 June 2018 These six activity statement lodgment tips can help you save time and get things right the first time: Lodge all your outstanding activity statements. We can’t process...
  15. B

    ATO and BAS

    Today ATO asks me to lodge my BAS for the period from April to June, the problem is I started UBER a month ago and my logbook is not yet filled for 12 weeks. Whats the solution for this? Thanks
  16. Jack Malarkey

    ATO: lodging your activity statement online

    From the Australian Taxation Office’s Small Business Newsroom: Sole traders: lodge online and save time! 4 April 2018 Sole traders, did you know you can spend less time managing your tax by lodging your activity statement online? Lodging online is the easiest and most convenient way to...
  17. Jack Malarkey

    ATO: nothing to report on your activity statement?

    From the Australian Taxation Office’s Small Business Newsroom: Nothing to report on your activity statement? 4 April 2018 Even if you have nothing to report this quarter, you still have to lodge a nil activity statement. The easiest and fastest way to lodge is online. Simply select the...
  18. Jack Malarkey

    ATO: looking for your payment reference number?

    From the Australian Taxation Office’s Small Business Newsroom: Looking for your payment reference number? 7 March 2018 A payment reference number (PRN) is your unique identifier that ensures your payment is credited to the correct account. Using the right PRN will help us process your...
  19. Jack Malarkey

    ATO: advice on what happens if you haven’t lodged an activity statement for a long time

    Advice from the Australian Taxation Office’s Newsroom (https://www.ato.gov.au/Newsroom/smallbusiness/General/Haven-t-lodged-in-a-while-/?sbnews20180314): Haven’t lodged in a while? 5 March 2018 If you are a business that hasn't lodged an activity statement or reported income on the business...
  20. U

    Logbook for rental cars?

    Hi, I’m renting a car and use it 100% for Uber. On the rental paper the odometer reading is recorded when I rent. Hence, based on that and my current odometer number, I can prove how many kms I’ve driven. Do I still need to maintain a logbook for BAS and Tax purposes? What should I do with my...
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