Dealing with disasters


Dealing with disasters

Flor- Hanly - Monday, April 16, 2018

Affected by a disaster, such as a cyclone, flood, bushfire or storm?

Don't worry about your tax affairs right away. 

floodingThe ATO can grant you time to deal with your more immediate problems first and help you to sort out your tax affairs later. The ATO can provide support by:

  • allowing lodgment deferrals of activity statements or tax returns without penalty allowing additional time to pay tax debts without incurring general interest charges
  • making arrangements for payment of tax debts by instalments
  • remitting penalties that were automatically imposed during the disaster
  • fast-tracking refunds
  • refunding amounts credited to existing debts when the client has entered into a deferral to pay or an arrangement to pay their tax debts
  • conducting field visits to help with reconstructing tax records and making reasonable estimates

Flor-Hanly works proactively with our commercial and agribusiness clients to make sure that you are not only meeting your tax obligations but also to make sure you are not paying too much tax.

Contact our accounting team on (07) 4963 4800 or email to arrange a discussion about how we can work with you. 

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