Important dates for lodging SMSF returns
It can be confusing to know exactly when to lodge your SMSF, there are several deadlines to be aware of. This list should help you to keep it straight. Hillyer and Riches are certified practising accountants and can help if you have any questions or need tax advice on lodging your SMSF.
(Please note that if the tax office has given you a different date to lodge by, disregard this list.)
In general, the lodgement and payment due dates for SMSF Annual Returns are:
If you are lodging your own return the due date is 28 February after the financial year.
If you are lodging though your tax agent the due date will fall under the tax agent lodgement programme and they will let you know the date.
If this is your first annual return then the lodgement and payments due dates are:
31 October after your first financial year if you are lodging your own annual return
28 February after your first financial year if you are lodging through your tax agent.
Summary Calendar of SMSF lodgement due dates
5 June The concession due date for lodging SMSF annual return for funds if all of the criteria apply:
if lodge by a registered tax agent
if non-taxable or got a refund in the latest year lodged
are non-taxable or expect a refund in the current year
This concession is only allowed with super funds with the due date of 15 May. (Not allowed for large/medium business tax payers or funds with an earlier due date)
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