Key Dates - August 2016

Date Category Description
     
14 Aug 2016 PAYG withholding Due date for the following entities to lodge the PAYG payment summary statement for the year ended 30 June 2016:
  • large withholders (total annual PAYG withholding more than $1m).
  • small and medium withholders who don't have a tax agent or BAS agent involved in preparing the report.

Types of payment summaries that may need to be reported include:

  • PAYG payment summary - individual non-business.
  • PAYG payment summary - foreign employment.
  • PAYG payment summary - business and personal services income.
  • PAYG payment summary - superannuation income stream.
  • PAYG payment summary - superannuation lump sum.
  • PAYG payment summary - employment termination payment.

Small and medium withholders who use a tax agent or BAS agent to prepare this report can lodge by 30 Sep 2016 (if payees include unrelated persons) or the due date of their tax return (if closely held payees only).

     
14 Aug 2016 Superannuation  Due date for superannuation funds and retirement savings account (RSA) providers to report Departing Australia superannuation payments (DASPs) made during the year ended 30 June 2016, if the payers are also required to lodge the PAYG payment summary statement as noted above.
Superannuation funds and RSA providers that are not required to lodge the PAYG payment summary statement must report DASPs in a separate annual report by 31 Oct 2016.
     
14 Aug 2016 Employee share schemes Due date for providers of interests in employee share schemes (ESS interests) to lodge the Employee share scheme (ESS) annual report for the year ended 30 June 2016.
     
21 Aug 2016 Activity statements  Due date to lodge and pay monthly activity statements for July 2016. Tax obligations that may be payable include:
  • GST, wine equalisation tax and luxury car tax for July 2016.
  • PAYG withholding for July 2016 (medium withholders).
  • PAYG instalment for July 2016 for monthly PAYG instalment payers (corporate tax entities with instalment income (as defined) above $1 billion).
     
25 Aug 2016 Activity statements Due date to lodge and pay quarterly activity statements for the June 2016 quarter (if lodged electronically through a tax agent or BAS agent). Tax obligations that may be payable include:            
  • GST, wine equalisation tax and luxury car tax for the June 2016 quarter.
  • PAYG withholding:
    • for June 2016 (medium withholders).
    • for the June 2016 quarter (small withholders).
    • for the year ended 30 June 2016, from employee share schemes amounts where the employee did not quote a TFN or ABN.
    • for the year ended 30 June 2016 by investment bodies, from accrued gains on deferred interest securities where the investor did not quote a TFN.
  • PAYG instalment for the June 2016 quarter for quarterly PAYG instalment payers (4th quarter of the 2015/16 income year).
  • FBT instalment for the June 2016 quarter (1st quarter of the 2017 FBT year).

The due date to lodge and pay is 28 Jul 2016 if lodged on paper.

     
28 Aug 2016 Superannuation  Due date for employers who failed to pay the minimum superannuation guarantee contributions by 28 Jul 2016 to pay the superannuation guarantee charge (SGC) and lodge a Superannuation guarantee charge statement - quarterly. The SGC is not tax deductible.

NOTE:

  • As some dates may vary, please ensure you contact the Australian Taxation Office to double check any dates in question.
  • When the due date for lodgement or payment falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or public holiday, it may be done on the next business day.