Business Tax and BAS Agent Practices


This module examines business taxes and the reporting requirements of entities in Australia.

Business Activity Statement (BAS) reports are prepared using accounting system data and the reporting requirements and legislation is examined to ensure compliance. The payroll system is established and maintained in accordance with legislation such as award rates and leave entitlements. Payroll is processed and liabilities are identified and reported.

Skills Covered:
- Maintain business taxation accounting records
- Process lodgements and returns in accordance with Australian Taxation Office (ATO) requirements excluding income tax.
- Documentation for business activity statements (BAS) is prepared
- Respond to payroll enquiries
- Process accurate payroll for manual and computerised systems
- Process payroll liabilities
- Identify and apply compliance requirements to effectively process and complete business activity statements (BAS), instalment activity statements (IAS) and other required reports

Some of the units may require students to purchase a textbook as learning resources. The cost of the text book is an additional expense that is not included in the fee.

  • Establish and maintain payroll systems (FNSTPB402)

    Complete business activity and instalment activity statements (FNSTPB401)

    Process business tax requirements (FNSACC411)

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