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Why use a BAS Agent

Posted 18 Sep '20

Why use a BAS Agent

A BAS Agent is a Bookkeeper or Accountant who is registered with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB).  This allows them to make decisions within your accounting software about GST.  This includes working out if a transaction has GST on it and enters it into the software correctly.

 

A BAS agent can also lodge your BAS and IAS.  They would have their own software to do this and would not be using a client’s log in.

 

A BAS Agent can assist with setting up Single Touch Payroll (STP) when you start off a new business and provide payroll services.

 

BAS Agents can talk to the ATO on your behalf and assist you with Jobkeeper applications.

 

More information about the services a BAS Agent can offer can be found at https://www.tpb.gov.au/bas-services

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