How to lodge prior-year tax returns?
According to the guidelines issued by ATO, if you still need to lodge a tax return for a previous year, it is important to get up to date as soon as possible to reduce the risk of a penalty and liability. KPG Taxation has compiled all important information on the website related to the process for its online customers.
According to the ATO, to find out if you are required to lodge a tax return, visit the following link:
If you need to lodge a tax return for prior years, you have three options:
If you are not required to lodge a tax return, you need to update the ATO. The quickest way is using ATO online services through myGov. You can lodge online non-lodgment advice from 2000 onwards.
Older years need to be lodged via paper. Prior year non-lodgment advice forms can be found online at Prior years individuals tax return forms and schedules.
If you are having difficulties meeting your tax obligations, contact us as soon as possible.
You can lodge the previous year’s tax returns online with myTax from 2016. You may also be able to lodge online for 2014 and 2015. Check if you are eligible:
For 2013 and earlier, online lodgement for tax returns is not available.
If you are not eligible to use myTax 2014 or 2015 or want to lodge an earlier year’s tax returns, you will need to lodge either with a registered tax agent or via paper.
Lodge with a registered tax agent
Your tax agent can also help you lodge the previous year’s returns.
Lodge a paper tax return
You can access the instructions and forms for previous year returns online at Prior years individuals tax return forms and schedules.
KPG Taxation is here to help you:
Contact us: Suite 103A, Level 1, 2 Murdoch Road, South Morang VIC 3752, Australia
Phone: 03 9706 9313
Call 03 9706 9313, or book online at www.kpgtacation.com.au and your tax agent will be in touch to help.