Deferring Qld Payroll Tax Payment due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

With the outbreak of COVID-19 the Qld Government has announced a relief package for businesses affected by the coronavirus allowing them to defer paying payroll tax until 31 July 2020.

Eligibility

As of Tuesday 17 March, all businesses are now eligible for the deferral of payment and do not need to pay payroll tax before 31 July 2020.

How to apply

If you are eligible, then you can apply by completing the “online payroll tax deferral application form ”.

You can apply at any time the relief package is available. Once/if approved the date of your deferral will begin from the March return which is due 7 April, 2020 or from the next return that is due.

See below for deferred due dates:

Return period

Normal due date

Deferred due date

March

7 April 2020

3 August 2020

January-March quarter

7 April 2020

3 August 2020

April

7 May 2020

3 August 2020

May

8 June 2020

3 August 2020

2019-20 annual

21 July 2020

3 August 2020

Next Steps

The Qld government will send a confirmation email if your application was successful. If you require further assistance or have any questions, please contact your usual Mazars advisor or alternatively can contact one of our experts.

Brisbane – Jamie Towers

Melbourne – Evan Beissel

Sydney – Gaibrielle Cleary

+61 7 3218 3900

+61 3 9252 0800

+61 2 9922 1166

 

 

Information Source: https://www.business.qld.gov.au/running-business/employing/payroll-tax/lodging/coronavirus-tax-relief

Current as at: 20/03/2020

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