Payroll tax due dates
You must lodge and pay your payroll tax returns on time to avoid unpaid tax interest (UTI) and penalties. You can lodge your returns online through OSRconnect.
Periodic returns and payments are due 7 days after the end of the return period (i.e. monthly or half-yearly). If a due date is on a weekend or a public holiday, the due date is the next business day.
Annual returns and payments are due by 21 July each year.
To help you meet your payroll tax obligations, the following table sets out the specific dates for lodging and paying your upcoming payroll tax periodic returns and annual return.
|Due date||Return period|
15 January 2018
7 February 2018
January 2018 monthly periodic
7 March 2018
February 2018 monthly periodic
9 April 2018
|March 2018 monthly periodic|
|8 May 2018||April 2018 monthly periodic|
|7 June 2018||May 2018 monthly periodic|
|21 July 2018||2017–18 annual return|
|7 August 2018||July 2018 monthly periodic|
|7 September 2018||August 2018 monthly periodic|
|8 October 2018||September 2018 monthly periodic|
|7 November 2018||October 2018 monthly periodic|
|7 December 2018||November 2018 monthly periodic|
|14 January 2019|