Simpler BAS is the default reporting method for small businesses with a GST turnover of less than $10 million:
Go to the Settings tab and click Import button in top-right corner.
Australia then click Next button.
Business Activity Statement — Simpler then click Import button.
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 Item||ATO reporting category|
|Back pay||Lump sum E|
|Meal expense||Allowance - Meals|
|Ordinary hours||Gross payments|
|Travel expense||Allowance - 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 Item||ATO reporting category|
|Charitable donation||Workplace giving|
|Union fees||Union / association fees|
Use the following tax codes in your transactions:
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.