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Australia GST relief for coronavirus Covid-19

  • Mar 17, 2020 | Richard Asquith

The Australian Tax Office is joined tax authorities around the world in offering payment delays on Goods and Services Tax and other taxes to assist taxpayers during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Businesses with regular GST credits / refunds, may opt to switch from quarterly to monthly filings for speedy refunds.

Any businesses experiencing cashflow difficulties may liaise with the ATO for deferred payment schedules, and relief from late GST payments, penalties and interest liabilities.

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VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He can be contacted at: He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2020 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard trained as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.
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