GST consulting and compliance

Our GST consulting services will assist you in the daily management of all on-going GST matters

GST is always one of the important tax issues for business when considering new international ventures or transactions, new structures, new developments or merger and acquisition activities. However, as a transaction-based tax, the ongoing and efficient management of GST is a day-to-day business issue and the ATO expects all businesses – whether SMEs or large organisations -  have effective processes, finance systems and controls to identify and meet GST obligations.

Our GST consulting services

Our GST experts have indepth experience in providing practical and commercial advice to organisations of all shapes and sizes and can advise your business when structuring your transactions and arrangements.

Our GST consulting team can:

  • assist businesses structure their organisations and their supply chain to minimise unrecoverable GST costsOur GST consulting services will assist you in the daily management of all on-going GST matters
  • assisting with the GST issues for proposed merger and acquisition activity
  • structure local, international contracts and transactions and cross border activity to minimise GST and customs duty costs
  • assist property developers and other property holders with GST issues for property sales, including the going concern and margin scheme concession  
  • manage dealings with the ATO, including ATO reviews, ATO audits, securing GST refunds and remission of penalties and General Interest Charge
  • assist financial institutions, credit unions and managed funds on maximising their input tax credit recovery, including RITC reviews
  • assist government agencies, councils, NGOs and NFPs on the specific and particular GST and indirect tax issues faced by the public and charitable sectors
  • process improvement, systems and compliance reviews for GST identification and management
  • indepth data analysis of your business’ data to identify GST opportunities, compliance issues or other process anomalies such as duplicate payments 
  • development of GST procedures, manuals and training of accounts payable and finance staff

We can also manage your day-to-day GST reporting and compliance, including:

  • completing and lodging ABN and GST registration documentation for new local and non-resident business as well as GST grouping, retrospective GST grouping and GST branching applications
  • preparing Business Activity Statements (BAS) for  local and non-resident business
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