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Key Dates

We have put together this list of dates that we believe will be the most relevant dates for our clients, for a full list of lodgement and due dates head to the ATO website.

21st September 2020

Lodge and pay August 2020 monthly business activity statement

30th September 2020

Lodge PAYG withholding payment summary annual report if prepared by a BAS agent or tax agent

If a payer has only closely held payees and their tax agent helps prepare their report, they may be eligible for a concession to lodge this report by the due date of their tax return.

30th September 2020

Lodge Annual TFN withholding report 2020 if a trustee of a closely held trust has been required to withhold amounts from payments to beneficiaries

21st October 2020

Pay annual PAYG instalment notice (Form N)

Lodge only if you vary the instalment amount or use the rate method to calculate the instalment.

21st October 2020

Lodge and pay Jul - Sept 2020 quarter PAYG instalment activity statement for head companies of consolidated groups

21st October 2020

Lodge and pay September 2020 monthly business activity statement

28th October 2020

Lodge and pay Jul - Sept 2020 quarter activity statement if electing to receive and lodge by paper and not an active STP reporter


Pay Jul - Sept 2020 quarter instalment notice (form R, S, or T). Lodge the notice only if you vary the instalment amount.

28th October 2020

Make super guarantee contributions for Jul - Sept 2020 quarter to funds by this date

Employers who do not pay minimum super contributions for quarter 1 by this date must pay the super guarantee charge and lodge a Superannuation guarantee charge statement – quarterly (NAT 9599) by 28 November 2020.

Note: The super guarantee charge is not tax deductible.

28th October 2020

Lodge and pay annual activity statement for TFN withholding for closely held trusts where a trustee withheld amounts from payments to beneficiaries during the 2019–20 income year

31st October 2020

Final date to be added to a tax agent's client list to ensure your 2020 tax return is covered by the lodgment program


Note: The lodgment program is a concession to registered agents. We can ask for documents to be lodged earlier than the concessional due dates.

31st October 2020

Lodge tax returns for all entities if one or more prior year returns were outstanding as at 30 June 2020

Note: This means all prior year returns must be lodged, not just the immediate prior year.

If all outstanding prior year returns have been lodged by 31 October 2020, the lodgment program due dates will apply to the 2020 tax return.

SMSFs in this category must lodge their complete Self-managed superannuation fund annual return by this date.

31st October 2020

Lodge and pay Self-managed superannuation fund annual return (NAT 71226) for (taxable and non-taxable) new registrant SMSF if we have advised the SMSF that the first year return has a 31 October 2020 due date

31st October 2020

Lodge tax return for all entities prosecuted for non-lodgment of prior year returns and advised of a lodgment due date of 31 October 2020:


  • Some prosecuted clients may have a different lodgment due date – refer to the letter you received for the applicable due date.

  • Payment (if required) for individuals and trusts in this category is due as advised in their notice of assessment.

  • Payment (if required) for companies and super funds in this category is due on 1 December 2020.


SMSFs in this category must lodge their complete Self-managed superannuation fund annual return (NAT 71226) by this date.

31st October 2020

Lodge Annual investment income report (AIIR)

31st October 2020

Lodge PAYG withholding annual report no ABN withholding (NAT 3448)

31st October 2020

Lodge PAYG withholding from interest, dividend and royalty payments paid to non-residents – annual report (NAT 7187). This report advises amounts withheld from payments to foreign residents for:


  • interest and unfranked dividend payments that are not reported on an Annual investment income report (AIIR)

  • royalty payments.

31st October 2020

Lodge PAYG withholding annual report – payments to foreign residents (NAT 12413). This report advises amounts withheld from payments to foreign residents for:


  • entertainment and sports activities

  • construction and related activities

  • arranging casino gaming junket activities.

31st October 2020

Lodge lost members report for the period 1 January – 30 June 2020

31st October 2020

Lodge TFN report for closely held trusts for TFNs quoted to a trustee by beneficiaries in Jul - Sept 2020 quarter

21st November 2020

Lodge and pay October 2020 monthly business activity statement

25th November 2020

Lodge and pay Jul - Sept 2020 quarter activity statement if you lodge electronically

28th November 2020

Lodge and pay Jul - Sept 2020 quarter Superannuation guarantee charge statement - quarterly if the employer did not pay enough contributions on time


Employers lodging a Superannuation guarantee charge statement - quarterly can choose to offset contributions they paid late to a fund against their super guarantee charge for the quarter. They still have to pay the remaining super guarantee charge.

Note: The super guarantee charge is not tax deductible.

Use our Super guarantee charge statement and calculator tool to work out the super guarantee charge and prepare the Superannuation guarantee charge statement – quarterly.

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