Business Activity Statement — Simpler

Simpler BAS is the default reporting method for small businesses with a GST turnover of less than $10 million:

Installation

Go to the Settings tab and click Import button in top-right corner.

Select country Australia then click Next button.

Check Business Activity Statement — Simpler then click Import button.

Setup

Note
If you are not familiar with Payslip Items in Manager, you should read our guide on the topic first.

Under SettingsPayslip ItemsEarnings set ATO reporting category.

Example how your payslip earnings items could be set up:

Payslip Earnings ItemATO reporting category
Back payLump sum E
BonusGross payments
CommissionGross payments
Meal expenseAllowance - Meals
Ordinary hoursGross payments
OvertimeGross payments
SalaryGross payments
Travel expenseAllowance - Travel
Unused annual leave (redundancy)Lump sum A - Redundancy
Unused annual leave (termination)Lump sum A - Termination
Unused long service leave (redundancy)Lump sum A - Redundancy
Unused long service leave (termination)Lump sum A - Termination

Under SettingsPayslip ItemsDeductions set ATO reporting category.

Example how your payslip deduction items could be set up:

Payslip Deduction ItemATO reporting category
Charitable donationWorkplace giving
PAYG withholdingPAYG
Union feesUnion / association fees
Usage

Use the following tax codes in your transactions:

Note
If you are not familiar how to use Tax Codes in Manager, you should read our guide on the topic first.

To view the report, go to the Reports tab.

In the list of reports, you will see Business Activity Statement — Simpler which can be used just like any other report.

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