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Whether it’s guiding small to medium enterprises through TPAR compliance, ensuring accurate financial reporting for family-owned businesses, or assisting established companies with seamless TPAR submission, TMS Financials consistently contributes to the success stories of our clients. As experts in navigating the requirements of the Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR) mandated by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), we understand the complexities of reporting payments made to contractors in various sectors, including the building and construction industry.

Our tailored approach ensures that businesses fulfill their tax obligations efficiently, whether it’s for private and domestic projects or commercial cleaning services.

How we can help

At TMS Financials, we recognise the significance of managing your Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR) responsibilities. We specialise in simplifying the TPAR process for your business, guaranteeing compliance and providing peace of mind.

Here’s how TMS Financials can support you with your TPAR:

Assessing your TPAR obligation

We’ll evaluate if your business is subject to TPAR reporting obligations, considering your industry and contractor payments.

Guidance on lodgement

We’ll assist in preparing and lodging your TPAR via the ATO Business Portal, ensuring accuracy and compliance.

Comprehensive record inspection

Our team will meticulously examine your business records to guarantee precise inclusion of all relevant payments and details in the report.

Tracking deadlines

We’ll closely monitor lodgement deadlines, ensuring accurate and timely submission of your TPAR to eliminate the risk of late penalties.

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Our team at TMS Financials specialises in providing personalised tax solutions tailored to your unique situation. We can help you navigate through the complexities of tax planning, identify the most effective strategies for your situation, and ensure you maximise your tax savings.

We’re an Australian tax accounting firm with 30+ years of experience serving business owners and investors. Our reputation for reliability and exceptional client service is built on providing accurate financial advice and asset protection. We remain committed to serving our clients with integrity, professionalism, and quality, and have the expertise to help you succeed.

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What is Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR)?

As a business owner, it’s important to understand your obligations regarding compliance and third-party reporting. Keeping accurate records of taxable payments made to contractors engaged in service provision is a critical reporting requirement, addressed through the Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR).

The TPAR is an industry-specific annual report tailored for businesses mandated to disclose total payments made to contractors. This report, submitted annually to the Australian Tax Office (ATO), serves as a tool for cross-referencing contractor income declared in tax returns with payments made by businesses throughout the financial year, enhancing overall compliance efforts.

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) uses the TPAR information to data match the contractor’s annual reported income with the payments you reported. The information gathered helps the ATO to ensure that the contractors have correctly reported their income on their tax returns. It also allows the tax office to identify which contractors are not reporting their income, not lodging their tax returns, or incorrectly quoting ABN on their invoices. The ATO can also assess whether contractors should register for Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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When is the TPAR’s due date?

The due date for lodging the TPAR report is 28 August every year. It’s essential to lodge on time as the Australian Tax Office uses TPAR to pre-fill the income tax of sole traders, post information on ATO online platforms, and identify contractors who are not complying with their tax obligations. In addition, the ATO has increased its focus on the TPAR obligations of businesses that pay contractors and has announced that starting 23 March 2022, they will be imposing penalties on businesses that:
  • have overdue TPAR
  • were notified about their overdue TPAR through three non-lodgement letters
  • do not respond to ATO’s call about their overdue TPAR

Details needed for TPAR

When preparing your TPAR, it’s crucial to include all payments made to contractors during the financial year. Each payee’s information must encompass the following details:
  1. Australian Business Number (ABN)
  2. Address
  3. Name (either business or individual)
  4. Taxable payments, covering the gross amount paid, inclusive of total GST paid, and total tax withheld in cases where an ABN wasn’t quoted.

Disclaimer

The information provided in this article is for general guidance purposes only and should not be considered as personalised tax advice. It is recommended to consult with a qualified tax professional to assess your specific situation and determine the most suitable tax planning strategies for your needs. 

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