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Tax and BAS

If you’re finding it hard to lodge or pay your tax, BAS or super on time, get help as soon as you can.

Although it’s your responsibility to meet your tax obligations, support is available.

Understand how to discuss and manage you tax debt with the Australian Tax Office (ATO) so you can get your business back on track.

When to seek help

Tax is a high priority debt. If you’re struggling to keep up with your payments, get advice straight away.

Act now if:

  • you owe money to the ATO
  • you’re worried you won’t be able to pay your tax by the due date
  • you didn’t lodge your PAYG or BAS on time
  • you’re falling behind on super payments
  • you can’t pay your staff
  • you can’t afford an accountant to do your tax.

Get free and confidential advice from a professional financial counsellor.
The sooner you call, the sooner we can help.

How we can help

Owing money to the ATO can be stressful. Our small business financial counsellors can give you advice and support to help you meet your tax and super obligations.
We can give you advice on:
  • your rights and responsibilities as a small business owner
  • negotiating a repayment arrangement with the ATO, such as a payment plan or deferral
  • asking to remove penalties and interest to stop your debt from growing
  • making a complaint if you think the ATO has treated you unfairly
  • free government services, such as professional tax advice from the National Tax Clinic program.
We can also connect you with services that provide support in other ways, such as legal advice, face-to-face financial counselling and emotional support.

Who you'll talk to

When you call us, you’ll speak to a trained financial counsellor who specialises in debt management, negotiating and counselling for small business. Our service is free, independent and confidential.
We’ll give you options, tips and advice to manage your debts and get your finances under control. Find out more About us.

Get help today

We’ve helped hundreds of small business owners just like you. Don’t wait to get help, start taking control of your finances today. Call the Small Business Debt Helpline on 1800 413 828.