No one wants to complete reports at the last minute; no one plans to miss a due date “but how can you keep track?” Whether you are a single business or an Agent of many clients, you need to know the status of reports and their lodgement due dates.
GovReports has already put your Government submissions in one portal; now there is more help through the recently introduced feature ‘Outstanding Reports’. This enables business users and Agents to view the all the outstanding reports along with the individual dues dates.
The ‘Outstanding Reports’ can be viewed from the dashboard of GovReports as well as in Client and Lodgement Manager. GovReports obtains prefill and lodgment outstanding information from the ATO portal. GovReports then calculates the due dates based on the best information available from ATO resources (i.e. the extended dates available to Agents (not the portal advised dates).
Users of GovReports existing features such as ‘Lodgement Queue’ will recognise the table lay out of data. All users of GovReports new feature will appreciate being able to organised data by type, client, and latest update date as well as by due date. No more separate (and often manual) lists of reports in progress, due or missed; the ‘Outstanding Report’ feature will provide all this information with just a few clicks and it is all up-to-date.
Other new developments in GovReports include:
GovReports now reveals the correct instalment amount payable, making the Activity Statement drafted, completed and saved ready for client’s declaration to be signed or authorised and allowing recall for lodgement.
GovReports has updated the ‘Add Client’ menu to include Individual Sole Traders with all other business types.
Impact Management Group plans automatic employer super contribution lodgement from most payroll software by July 2014. This will meet the government’s new Data and Payment Standards. Employers with more than 20 employees need to comply with the standard in July 2014 and employers with lesser than 20 employees need to comply by July 2015.