Category: Key Dates for Business

Key Dates for July & August

Many lodgement and payment deadlines are looming for business including those relating to Activity Statements, Superannuation and more….. 

JULY 2018 
  • 01 July First day of the 2018 /2019 Financial Year 
  • 14 July 2017/2018 Payment Summaries – due date to issue to employees 
  • 21 July Monthly Activity Statements (June 2018) due for lodgement and payment 
  • 28 July Quarterly Activity Statements (April-June) due for lodgement and payment (if lodging by paper) 
  • 28 July Superannuation Guarantee Contributions (April-June) due for payment to superannuation funds or Clearing Houses 

AUGUST 2018 
  • 11 August Quarterly Activity Statements (April-June) due for lodgement and payment (if lodging electronically) 
  • 14 August PAYG Withholding Payment Summary Annual Reports – due for lodgement 
  • 21 August Monthly Activity Statements (July 2018) due for lodgement and payment 
  • 21 August Final day for eligible monthly GST reporters to elect to report annually 
  • 28 August 2017/2018 Contractor Taxable Payments Annual Report – due for lodgement 

Where one of these dates falls on a weekend or a public holiday, the due date is extended to the next business day 

Key Dates for Business Mar-Apr 2018

March 2018

21 March
February monthly Activity Statements – due for lodgement and payment.

April 2018

21 April
March monthly Activity Statements  – due for lodgement and payment.
21 April
Quarter 3 (January-March) PAYG instalment Activity Statments for head companies of consolidated groups – due for lodgement and payment.
28 April
Quarter 3 (January-March) Activity Statements – due for lodgement and payment (if lodging by paper).
28 April
Quarter 3 (January-March) PAYG instalment notices (forms R and T) – final date for payment and, if varying the instalment amound, lodgment.
28 April
Quarter 3 (January-March) GST instalment notices (forms S and T) – final date for payment and, if varying the instalment amount, lodgement.
28 April
Quarter 3 (January-March) superannuation guarantee contributions to be made to a complying fund on behalf of your employees.
30 April
Quarter 3 (January-March) TFN Report for closely held trust for TFNs quoted to a trustee by beneficiaries – fiinal date for lodgement.


Where one of these dates falls on a weekend or a public holiday, the due date is extended to the next business day.

Key Dates for Business Jan-Feb 2018

January 2018

15 January 
Due date for lodgement of income tax returns for companies and trusts that were taxable medium to large businesses in the prior year and are not required to lodge ealier. If you fail to lodge by the due date, your 2017/2018 income tax return will be due on 31 October 2018.
21 January
Due date for lodgement and payment of December 2017 monthly Activity Statements.
28 January
Due date for October-December 2017 Superannuation Guarantee contributions to be made to a complying fund on behalf of your employees.
31 January
Final date for lodgement of october-December 2017 TFN report for closely held trusts for TFNs quoted to a trustee by beneficiaries.

February 2018

21 February
Due date for lodgement and payment of January monthly Activity Statements.
28 February
Due date for lodgement and payment of October-December 2017 quarterly Activity Statements, including electronic lodgments.
28 February
Due date for lodgement and payment of Annual GST returns or Annual GST information reports – if you do not have an income tax return lodgment obligation.
28 February
Due date for lodgement and payment of income tax return for self-preparing entities that were not due at an earlier date. If you fail to lodge by this date, your 2017/2018 reutrn will be due by 31 October 2018.
28 February
Due date for lodgement and payment of income tax returns for medium to large businesses (taxable and non-taxable that are new registrants)
28 February
Due date for lodgement and payment Superannuation Guarantee Charge Statement if you failed to pay Superannuation Guarantee Charge on time for the October-December 2017 quarter. Superannuation Guarantee Charge is not deductible.

Where one of these dates falls on a weekend or public holiday, the due date is esxtended to the next business day except in the case of October-December 2017 Super Guarantee contributions – these are due on Sunday 28 January 2018.

Key Dates for Business Nov-Dec 2017

Many key dates are looming for business including those relating to Activity Statements, superannuation, and more

November 2017

11 November July-September quarterly Activity Statements – due for lodgement and payment (if lodging electronically)
21 November October monthly Activity Statements – due for lodgement and payment
28 November Superannuation Guarantee Charge (SGC) Statement – due for lodgement and payment if insufficient contributions or late contrifutions were made for the July-September quarter

December 2017

01 December Due date for income tax payment for companies that were required to lodge by 31 October 2017
21 December November monthly Activity Statements – due for lodgement and payment

Key Dates for Business Sept-Oct 2017

Many key dates are looming for business including those relating to Activity Staterments, GST, Superannuation, Income Tax Returns, and more….

September 2017 

21 September 
August monthly Activity Statements – due for lodgement and payment.
30 September Annual TFN withholding report for closely held trust where a trustee has been required to withhold amounts from payments to beneficiaries during 2016/2017 – due for lodgement.

October 2017

21 October September monthly Activity Statements – due for lodgement and payment.
28 October Final date for eligible quarterly GST reporters to elect to report GST annually.
28 October Due date for Superannuation Guarantee contributions for July-September to be made to employee funds.
31 October PAYG Withholding Where ANB Not Quoted – Annual Report – due date for lodgement. These amouns are also reported at W4 on your Activity Statement.
31 October Due date for 2016/2017 individual tax returns (unless you are lodging via a tax agent and are on their lodgement list by this date).

Where the due date falls on a weekend or public holiday, it is deferred until the next business day, (except in the case of Superannuation Guarantee deadlines).

Key Dates for Business July & August 2017

Many lodgement and payment deadlines are looming for business including those relating to Activity Statements, Superannuation, and more….

July 2017

1 July First day of the 2017/2018 financial year
14 July 2016/2017 Payment Summaries – due date to issue to employees
21 July Monthly Activity Sttements (July 2017) due for lodgement an payment
28 July Quarterly Activity Statements (April-June) due for lodgement and payment (if lodging by paper)
28 July Superannuation Guarantee Contributions (April-June) due for payment to superannuation funds or clearing houses

August 2017

11 August Quarterly Activity Statements (April-June) due for lodgement and payment (if lodging electronically)
14 August PAYG Withholding Payment Summary Annual Reports due for lodgement
21 August Monthly Activity Statements (July 2017) due for lodgement and payment
21 August Final day for eligible monthly GST reporters to elect to report annually
28 August Contractor Taxable Payments Annual Report due for lodgement

KEY DATES FOR BUSINESS – May/June 2017

Many lodgement and payment deadlines are looming for business including those relating to Activity Statements, Superannuation, and more.

MAY 2017

21 MAY – April 2017 monthly Activity Statements – due for lodgement and payment.
21 MAY – 2017 FBT Annual Return – due for payment.
26 MAY – 3rd Quarter 2017 Activity Statements – due for lodgement and payment (for those lodging via Electronic Commerce Interface (ECI), Electronic Lodgement Service (ELS), Tax Agent Portal, BAS Agent Portal, or Standard Business Reporting (SBR)).
28 MAY – Due date for lodgement and payment of the Superannuation Guarantee Charge Statement if you failed to pay Superannuation Guarantee on time for the January-March quarter. Superannuation Guarantee Charge is not deductible.

JUNE 2017

21 JUNE – Mary 2017 monthly Activity Statements – due for lodgement and payment.
30 JUNE – Superannuation Guarantee payments must be received by Superannuation funds by this date in order to be deducted in 2016/2017.

*Where one of these dates falls on a weekend or a publice holiday, the due date is extended to the next business day*