Small Business / GST
FAQs - Small Business/GST
If your business's gross income is less than $75,000, you are not required to register for GST or pay
BAS. BAS payment is only necessary for businesses that charge GST.
No – you only have to pay BAS if you charge GST; and the income threshold for this is $75,000. So if
your businesses’ gross income is less than $75,000, you won’t need to register for GST or pay BAS
Sole traders are required to pay BAS only if their gross income exceeds $75,000 and they meet the
Late fees for GST are determined by the number of days payment is overdue, excluding public
holidays, and your business turnover. Payment of the fee will stop once paid.
Your refund may take up to 12 business days to process. In case you have any outstanding debts or
lodged after the standard due date, the processing time may be longer.
Unfortunately, you still have to pay the 10% amount from the point that you should have been
charging GST. This will mean that you’ll lose out on 10% of invoices paid over $75,000 as you haven’t
been charging the GST.
No – superannuation guarantee reporting is done separately.
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