As our globalised world becomes increasingly connected, more people are working from home. Therefore you should be able to claim a portion of the expenses incurred by working from home as a tax deduction. Just make sure you can prove your claims, because the ATO is always looking out for dodgy home office deductions.

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Check out the list below for all the 2018/19 financial due dates. You can also download our nifty infographic that summarises all the key dates for you. Don’t forget, there are automatic extensions on many of these deadlines if you lodge through your tax agent.

July 2018

16 July Employers must issue PAYG withholding payment summaries to employees
23 July Due date for lodgement and payment of June Activity Statements
30 July June quarter Activity Statements lodgement due

Payment of June quarter PAYG instalments due

Payment of June quarter superannuation guarantee contributions due

 

August 2018

14 August Annual PAYG Payment Summary Report due for lodgement to the ATO
21 August Due date for lodgement and payment of July Activity Statements
28 August Taxable payments annual report summarising all payments to contractors for building and construction services due

 

September 2018

21 September Due date for lodgement and payment of August Activity Statements

 

October 2018

22 October Due date for lodgement and payment of September Activity Statements
29 October September quarter Activity Statements lodgement due

Payment of September quarter PAYG instalments due

Payment of September quarter superannuation guarantee contributions due

31 October Due date for lodgement and payment of 2018 income tax returns if not lodging through a tax agent.

 

November 2018

21 November Due date for lodgement and payment of October Activity Statements

 

December 2018

21 December Due date for lodgement and payment of November Activity Statements

 

January 2019

21 January Due date for lodgement and payment of December Activity Statements
28 January December quarter superannuation guarantee contributions due

 

February 2019

21 February Due date for lodgement and payment of January Activity Statements
28 February December quarter Activity Statements lodgement due

Payment of December quarter PAYG instalments due

 

March 2019

21 March Due date for lodgement and payment of February Activity Statements

 

April 2019

23 April Due date for lodgement and payment of March Activity statements
29 April March quarter Activity Statements lodgement due

Payment of March quarter PAYG instalments due

Payment of March quarter superannuation guarantee contributions due

 

May 2019

15 May Income Tax Return due for lodgement and payment if lodging through a tax agent
21 May Due date for lodgement and payment of April Activity Statements
28 May Due date for payment of 2019 Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT) return

 

June 2019

21 June Due date for lodgement and payment of May Activity Statements
25 June Due date for lodgement of 2019 Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT) return
30 June End of 2019 financial year

Superannuation contributions must be paid to qualify for a tax deduction on the 2018/19 financial year

Trustee resolution to be executed in writing