14 Feb 2019 Tax assistance for people impacted by Townsville floods
If floods are affecting you or your clients in Townsville and surrounds, the ATO will assist. If your business or your clients live in one of the identified highly affected postcodes, automatic deferrals will be progressively applied over the next week:
- lodgment and payment of monthly activity statements due 21 February 2019 deferred to 21 March 2019
- lodgment and payment of quarterly activity statements due 28 February 2019 deferred to 28 March 2019
- lodgment and payment of income tax returns due 28 February 2019 deferred to 28 March 2019
- lodgment and payment of fringe benefit tax returns due 28 February 2019 to 28 March 2019.
If you are a registered tax or BAS agent, you can call the ATO’s natural disaster hotline to discuss your own or your clients’ circumstances on 1800 700 724.
More information can be found here.