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  1. Uber_Ghost_Car

    GoCatch Aussie alternative

    1. I already drive with another ridesharing company, can I drive with GoCatch too? Absolutely! Plenty of our drivers drive for several platforms, and it’s a great way to earn extra money for the same effort. Driving with GoCatch is a great way to supplement your income and maximise your time...
  2. Uber_Ghost_Car

    Would you like a Australian Rideshare App

    What would you think if a Australia company were to rival Uber in Australia? 1/GST would be paid on commissions by the rideshare company. 2/ A fairer commission percentage say 15% 3/The strict enforcement of drivers visa requirements Dick Smith style rideshare "Dick"
  3. Jack Malarkey

    Car depreciation limit

    The Australian Taxation Office recently updated its article in its Small Business Newsroom about the car depreciation and GST limits and luxury car tax. (https://www.ato.gov.au/Newsroom/smallbusiness/Lodging-and-paying/Cars-and-tax/?sbnews20170222) Here is the updated article: Cars and tax...
  4. T

    Uber Income Spreadsheet - Australia

    Hi all I'm just trying to do my first BAS and in preparation I've been looking for a spreadsheet that has been set up to help with tracking everything and making BAS easier to do at the end of each quarter. If anyone has one setup that they find works well and would like to share if to a fellow...
  5. Jack Malarkey

    Australian GST (VAT) court decision re Uber drivers

    Here in Australia, a Federal Court justice has confirmed that Uber drivers need to pay goods and services tax (GST) (the equivalent of value added tax (VAT) in many countries) irrespective of turnover. Here's a link to the decision for those interested...
  6. Jack Malarkey

    Australian GST (VAT) case on Uber travel

    Here in Australia, a Federal Court justice has confirmed that Uber drivers need to pay goods and services tax (GST) (the equivalent of value added tax (VAT)) irrespective of turnover. Here's a link to the decision for those interested...
  7. U

    Uber Loses GST Battle

    Uber has lost it's gst appeal for drivers. They can still appeal this again
  8. Jack Malarkey

    GST and Uber commissions from 1 July 2017

    At present, we can't claim a GST input tax credit on the commission we pay to Uber. This is because Uber doesn't charge us GST on the commission. It doesn't need to as the GST law now applies because we pay the commission to a foreign-resident entity, which is based in the Netherlands. The...
  9. D

    ATO Data Matching - Ride Sharing

    Received the following information in a Tax Professionals email that i receive from the ATO. All good for those registered for GST/ ABN . For those not - might be getting a call from the ATO to "Please explain".
  10. ChristopherWill

    How to pay GST Australia - Uber refuses to pay

    Uber believes they do not need to pay GST. The ATO says otherwise. As such uber does not charge the customer GST and does not pay it from their 25% cut but expects you to pay it on the full fair before they take their cut. What a joke. How does everyone deal with this? Any one use a good...
  11. Overuber

    ATO Targets UBER drivers

    https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/dec/13/tax-office-announces-crackdown-on-uber-and-other-ride-sharing-services
  12. ricdam

    My Uber Income - GST, Tax, BAS, Logbook, Expenses and Income Spreadsheet

    I have been working over the past year on an easy and comprehensive control for my Uber income and decided to share it with you guys, my fellow Uber drivers. It can be very helpful specially for new drivers or who has not created it's own control yet. This is an Excel spreadsheet so you need...
  13. ricdam

    My Uber Income - GST, Tax, BAS, Logbook, Expenses and Income Spreadsheet

    I have been working over the past year on an easy and comprehensive control for my Uber income and decided to share it with you guys, my fellow Uber drivers. It can be very helpful specially for new drivers or who has not created it's own control yet. This is an Excel spreadsheet so you need...
  14. AliciaF

    Get your BAS done on your mobile for $49

    Hi everyone, Now is the time to submit your Jul - Sep 2016 BAS. If you use Airtax you can submit your BAS on your mobile for only $49. And, all Airtax users are eligible for free ABN/GST registration when they sign up. Built just for rideshare drivers, Airtax makes tax super simple. Once you...
  15. AliciaF

    Submit your BAS on your mobile for $49!

    Hey everyone, Say goodbye to your accountant and hello to Airtax to complete your Jul - Sep BAS on your mobile for just $49! In case you haven’t done so already, you can complete your ABN/GST registration for free when you sign up to Airtax. Airtax was built for for rideshare drivers and is...
  16. MikeYoshino

    Doing UberEats Do I need to have an ABN?

    I have searched about this before in this board but I couldn't find the clearly answers about If you doing UberEats for part time and get income lower than 72K annual. Do I need to have ABN? and should I register for GST ? Any information would be appreciate Thank you.
  17. Bob28

    How Much Does an Uber Driver make in Melbourne (the Ultimate Guide)

    JUST ANSWER THE POLLING ??? If u keep weekly records Gross fare is what passenger pays Uber divided by total km driven per week. = gross per km The best way to compare your performance with your fellow drivers This week for me 1109.93 / 860 km=$1.29 per km driven Started researching how...
  18. PartnerPeople

    Pit Stop coming to Sydney, share your ideas and win fuel Cards!

    Hello everyone, My name is Mark Atkins, I am the Marketing Manager for PartnerPeople We are planning to open a pit stop, which will be a free service for Uber, GoCatch, HC and other ride-share/taxi/limo drivers... it will also be open to the general public. The pit stop we are planning is to...
  19. QLDUberDriver

    Uber fights to avoid GST

    This articles notes passengers will have to start paying 10% more for their rides if Uber loses the GST fight. http://www.afr.com/news/uber-argues-it-is-not-a-taxi-to-avoid-gst-20160719-gq9dna Boohoo to riders who already got 20% drop so far in Queensland. If they win, it will still be 10%...
  20. AliciaF

    Airtax: $49 BAS and $79 tax returns

    Hey everyone, Just a heads up that you can now lodge both your BAS and yearly income tax return with Airtax! Now you can stay on top of all your tax obligations, without the need to travel across town to visit your accountant. Plus we’ve dropped our prices across the board. We’re doing BAS...
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