Q. Are all Bookkeepers permitted
to prepare and lodge an approved form for a client that relates to
a GST, PAYG withholding, PATG instalment
or FBT instalment obligations?
A. No Sec. 251L(6) of the Income Tax Assessment
Act 1936 only permits Bookkeepers who fall under the
following exception to Prepare
and/or lodge a BAS form on behalf of his client, or provide any advice
about how to do this, or
advise them about BAS Provisions and charge a fee. It is an offence
and offenders can
be prosecuted and fined up to $22,000 for breach of this Law. Under
the exemptions, bookkeepers may
prepare, lodge and charge for the provision of BAS Services
if they are:
member of a recognized professional
working under the direction
of a registered tax agent, or
a payroll services provider
preparing a BAS only for PAYG withholding obligations
By engaging CCPL Bookkeeping Services you know that
you are dealing with a qualified and an NIA
who is permitted by Law to prepare and lodge all Business Activity
Q. What if my bookkeeper
makes a mistake and costs me a lot of money? Am I covered?
A. Yes if you choose CCPL Bookkeeping to manage
all your bookkeeping needs you will be covered by their
Insurance that covers you for any financial losses encountered.
Q. Are all Bookkeepers experienced and qualified
to practice as Bookkeepers?
A. No, not all Bookkeepers are qualified, Short
courses and 2 Day seminars does not constituted as a
Our Staff at CCPL Bookkeeping Services are, not only Degree Qualified,
they posses 8 Years
practical experience in Industry & Public Accounting Practice. At
CCPL Bookkeeping Services, we know what
we are talking about!