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Taxable payments annual report (TPAR) to include 3 more industries – road freight, IT & security

The ATO has announced that those businesses providing services in the following 3 industries will be caught in the “TPAR net” from 1st July 2019.

  • Road freight services
  • Information technology services
  • Security, investigation or surveillance services

From 1st July 2019, businesses in the above 3 industries will need to track payments made to contractors they use to provide their services. Then, they will need to report these payments in their first TPAR which will be due for lodgement by 28th August 2020.

Read more from the ATO about this here.

Note, the ATO has also included cleaning and courier services in the TPAR program, beginning 1st July 2018.

If your business in included in any of the above industries and you think you will need help setting up tracking payments to contractors in your chosen accounting software and/or lodging the TPAR, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with us.