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  1. D

    GST. Goods and Services Tax

    Does anyone else reckon Uber should charge riders their fee instead of drivers? The financial results for Uber would be the same, but instead of attributing the 20% fee to drivers, they should give the break down to riders as: Example Total trip cost = $100 Uber fee $20 Driver charges = $80 The...
  2. MyRedUber

    Quarterly BAS

    Thursday 31st March will be the end of the quarter. Time to get your BAS in order. And have you got enough money set aside to cover your GST liability? " The due date for lodging and paying is displayed on your business activity statement (BAS). If the due date is on a weekend or public...
  3. UberDriverAU

    The Great GST Debate

    As various members in the Australian sections of this site seem to disagree about various aspects of GST, I thought I would start a new thread specific to this topic. Let's not derail other threads and confine discussion and debate about GST here.
  4. UberDriverAU

    Uber vs ATO - GST Court Case

    For those that are interested, here's a link to Uber's court case challenging the ATOs ruling that Uber drivers provide "taxi travel": https://www.comcourts.gov.au/file/Federal/P/NSD904/2015/actions There was a directions hearing a couple of days ago, and it looks like proceedings will take...
  5. UberDriverAU

    We Are Contractors ... Or Are We Really Employees

    Well this could get interesting. I wonder if Uber has had a play with the ATO's Employee/Contractor Decision Tool?
  6. Modern-Day-Slavery

    Tax question

    Can an Uber partner create a company (instead of sole trader ABN) and when you drive the company is receiving the money? Meaning... Uber deposits the money into your company bank account and the company pays the GST etc. I visited Uber partner centre to ask this but they told me they don't...
  7. Modern-Day-Slavery

    What accounting method do you use?

    I'm curious what people are doing about accounting? -What are the best practices? - How do you track your profit and loss? - Do you use Xero,Myob or Excel Spreadsheets etc..? - do you have an accountant or do it yourself? - I personally don't like Airtax or HRblock services because they don't...
  8. AliciaF

    Free BAS lodgement for Australian drivers

    Hey everyone, We've just launched Air Tax - Simple GST for the ride-sharing economy! To celebrate we’re offering all eligible 'Uber People' members free lodgement of any outstanding BAS (valued up to $158), plus free ABN/GST registration. The ATO requires your October to December 2015 BAS by...
  9. AliciaF

    Free BAS lodgement for Australian drivers

    Hey everyone, We've just launched Air Tax - Simple GST for the ride-sharing economy! To celebrate we’re offering all eligible 'Uber People' members free lodgement of any outstanding BAS (valued up to $158), plus free ABN/GST registration. The ATO requires your October to December 2015 BAS by...
  10. AliciaF

    Free BAS lodgement for Australian drivers

    Hey everyone, We've just launched Air Tax - Simple GST for the ride-sharing economy! To celebrate we’re offering all eligible 'Uber People' members free lodgement of any outstanding BAS (valued up to $158), plus free ABN/GST registration. The ATO requires your October to December 2015 BAS by...
  11. D

    ATO's position on ride sourcing as at 5 Dec 2015

    https://www.ato.gov.au/Business/GST/In-detail/Managing-GST-in-your-business/General-guides/Providing-taxi-travel-services-through-ride-sourcing-and-your-tax-obligations/
  12. Harvey House

    ATO Tax Discussion - Expenses and GST

    Warning this might get a bit tricky, but as a new driver, would really like to clarify these things, hopefully educate but also ask a few questions. Now we all know the tax office wants us to pay GST on the original fare, and declare income. That's ok. Say you charge $11,000 in fares over the...
  13. g00r

    Australian Drivers - Partner People can backdate your Uber Income

    Intro To all Australian Uber drivers who have just started out, or have been driving for some time now, what ever your situation may be, one thing all of us have in common is the requirement to comply with Tax law, specifically the 1999 Commonwealth GST act. The ATO requires: In May 2015, the...
  14. UberFruber

    GST & TAX: Here is what I do

    Hi all, I am writing down the tasks I do and will do for GST/BAS purpose, step by step, instead of going to an accountant and paying up their fees. They might get me some more GST credit/deduction somehow, but I thought I would give it a DIY try and learn something. Anyway, I have two...
  15. A

    How is everyone paying GST? Accountant? Nixer?

    Hi, I am a new Uber driver and I wanted to know how everyone is paying GST? Who should I go to? An accountant? Nixer? DriveTax? Help!!!
  16. Instyle

    15% GST in discussion

    NSW Premier Mike Baird has proposed lifting the GST to 15 per cent to provide enough revenue to fund the national health system and prevent the federal-state financial system from "tumbling over a fiscal cliff". Read more...
  17. WAKE UP AUSTRALIA

    AUSTRALIA | 'Uber: Tax Commissioner accuses ride-share service of making false public statements'

    AUSTRALIA | 'Uber: Tax Commissioner accuses ride-share service of making false public statements' by Gareth Hutchens (with Nassim Khadem), Sydney Morning Herald, October 21, 2015...
  18. chi1cabby

    Australia | Uber rejected ATO’s compromise deal in GST fight

    http://m.theaustralian.com.au/business/uber-rejected-atos-compromise-deal-in-gst-fight/story-e6frg8zx-1227573417593?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A%20TheAustralianBusNews%20%28The%20Australian%20%7C%20Business%20%7C%20News%29&nk=1d55dc53c3314a86c9d3ecb4889a79bd-1445...
  19. Instyle

    ATO; Fresh crackdown on Tax & GST avoidance 7/10

    ATO ramps up data matching tells Uber drivers register or were coming for you I caught an Uber this long weekend and asked the driver how the income was since the GST implications? They mentioned they don't do the gig as a job, only for extra money and saving for a holiday. I wasn't quite sure...
  20. Thelma & Louise (T&L)

    Tax office to check Uber drivers for undeclared income

    The taxman will target Uber drivers by combing through three years of personal bank accounts looking for undeclared income from the controversial ride-sharing company. Under a new data-matching program unveiled today, banks and other financial institutions will this month give the Australian...
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