• Activity statement list

    This screen provides a list of all activity statements for this account. The screen is divided into two parts:

    • the Not lodged section of the screen provides a link which allows you to enter and lodge your activity statement details online
    • the History section of the screen displays those activity statements that have been lodged, processed, cancelled or discontinued.

    Not lodged fields

    Period

    This is the first and last day for the period being displayed.

    Description

    The type of activity statement:

    • business activity statement
    • instalment activity statement
    • annual GST return
    • annual income tax instalment notice
    • consolidated activity statement.

    Due date

    The final date that the activity statement should be lodged. 

    A due date is not displayed for annual GST returns. An annual GST return must be lodged by the due date of the income tax return. If you are not required to lodge an income tax return the due date for the annual GST return is 28 February.

    Status

    This is the status of the activity statement. The status can be 'Now-overdue', 'Pending' or 'New'.

    Now-overdue

    This activity statement is now overdue. Penalties for failing to lodge on time (FTL) may apply to late and unlodged activity statements.

    Pending

    The ATO has created your activity statement, however, it has not yet been sent to you. You need to lodge the activity statement once you receive your email notification that it is available from the portal.

    You will continue to receive a paper activity statement until you successfully lodge your first activity statement online.

    New

    The ATO has created your activity statement and sent notification advising you that it is available from the portal. If you have not received the activity statement, contact us via secure mail messaging or phone us on 13 28 66.

    X-Y of Z

    ‘X-Y’ represents the range of not-lodged activity statements on display and ‘Z’ represents the total number of activity statements that have not been lodged.

    If you have previously lodged online, you may have received an email notifying you that your activity statement is ready for completion.

    GST property credits

    The GST property credits account records transactions of credits allocated when purchasers make payments to the ATO as part of settlement on new residential premises or potential residential land. To help identify the credit amount that will be transferred to the activity statement account when the business activity statement (BAS) for a period has been finalised, a link to view the GST property credits account is displayed on the Activity statement list screen.

    Credits held for this account cannot be used to offset tax debts and will be automatically transferred to the activity statement account when the BAS for a period is finalised.

    When the GST property credit account is displayed, you have the ability to:

    • select multiple accounts of purchasers
    • create a print friendly version
    • download the account in microsoft excel CSV or HTML format (maximum 1,000 records)
    • display transactions within a specified timeframe using the filter.

    No records will be returned if the entity does not have the associated GST property credit account.

    Information on the GST property credits screen includes:

    • account type - if more than one account exists, a dropdown will display
    • total credits for period
    • print friendly version button – opens a print view in a separate tab/window.

    Credits received table

    The credits received table displays when an account is selected with a time period. Information includes:

    • effective date
    • property address (address line 1 and suburb/town/locality)
    • payment reference number
    • amount of GST property credit
    • filter
    • the ability to select time period (default is last 30 days)
      • last 24 hours
      • last 7 days
      • last 30 days
      • last 2 years
      • choose date range from date picker
       
    • clear button – clears filtered results
    • results per page – default is 20 results displayed. Selection can be changed to 10, 20, 50 or 100.

    Additional help relating to the account screen is provided when you are viewing the GST property credits account.

    To complete and lodge your activity statement

    Select the Description link in the Not lodged area of the screen.

    The Complete activity statement – details screen is displayed.

    If you are not authorised to prepare the activity statement or the activity statement you have selected has a ‘Pending’ status with deferred GST (DGST) obligations, the View activity statement screen will be displayed.

    History fields

    Period

    The start and end date for the period being displayed.

    Description

    The type of activity statement that has been lodged:

    • business activity statement
    • instalment activity statement
    • annual GST return
    • annual income tax instalment notice
    • consolidated activity statement.

    Date lodged

    The date when this activity statement was lodged, processed, cancelled or discontinued.

    Status 

    The status of the activity statement. The status could be 'Lodged', 'Processed', 'Discontinued' or 'Cancelled'.

    Lodged

    The ATO has received the activity statement but it has not yet been processed.

    Processed

    The ATO has received and processed the activity statement.

    Discontinued

    The activity statement has been discontinued before processing. This may have occurred due to an error or obligation change. If you are required to lodge a replacement activity statement, the ATO will send it to you or notify you by email. If you have not received it, contact us via secure mail messaging or phone us on 13 28 66.

    Cancelled

    The ATO has processed the activity statement and made the relevant account postings. The activity statement has then been cancelled. The cancellation of an activity statement will cancel all associated account postings. This can only be done by the ATO.

    X-Y of Z

    ‘x-y’ represents the range of history activity statements displayed and ‘z’ represents the total number of history activity statements within the date range specified.

    ‘Description’ link in the History area

    The View activity statement screen is displayed.

     A description of other fields displayed on this screen is available in Definitions.

    Screen buttons

    Date range

    Choose the date range using the drop down lists then select Go.

    The Activity statement list screen now shows details for the selected time period in the History area of the screen.

    Account list

    The Activity statement account list screen is displayed.

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