Bookkeeping for Small Business – BAS Lodgement Time:

Business Activity statements or BAS statements are activity statements required by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to report and pay a number of tax obligations for business. These include: GST, pay as you go (PAYG) instalments, PAYG withholding and fringe benefits tax.

“figures reveal poor financial management practices caused one in 10 small businesses to lose money through unnecessary fines and penalties last year” – Dynamic Business

How can Calculating Women help you with your BAS?

Calculating Women can help with you with both BAS preparation and BAS lodgement.  They provide onsite or remote bookkeeping in Cairns allowing you to benefit from their experience at a location convenient to you.  Calculating Women’s bookkeepers work fast and efficiently to take away the stress and hassle of keeping on top of your bookkeeping, BAS and other reporting requirements.

Lodging your BAS.

Calculating Women can lodge your BAS electronically via the Australian Taxation Office BAS Portal or can provide the required reports to your accountant to lodge on your behalf.

Lodging your IAS.Calculating Women Bookkeeping Services offer BAS lodgement

The Instalment Activity Statement is the payroll activity statement that some businesses have to lodge on a monthly basis. Calculating Women can process your statement and send it to the ATO on your behalf.

You must lodge and pay your BAS on time to avoid interest and penalties from the ATO:

Key dates to be aware of this month include:

21st March – February 2015 monthly activity statements (including instalment activity statements) due for lodgement & payment

More information about BAS:

Australian Taxation Office: More about Business Activity Statements
BAS Mistakes Prove Costly for Small Business article by Dynamic Business.