RECKON Hosted / Accounts – Taxable Payment Annual Report – TPAR – How to set up and report and when due?


RECKON Hosted / Accounts – Taxable Payment Annual Report - TPAR – How to set up and report and when due?
Hosted / Accounts – Taxable Payment Annual Report – TPAR – How to set up and report and when due?

If you have a business in the building and construction, or cleaning, courier industries you may be wondering how to generate in Reckon a Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR) – and when is the due date?

Here we look at what the 1 Australian Tax Office (ATO) requires and how to 2 Steps to set up and generate a Taxable Payments Annual Report from RECKON Accounts / Hosted software.

1  ATO Requirements

The Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR) reports to the ATO about payments that are made to contractors for providing services. Some government entities also need to report the grants they have paid in a TPAR.

Contractors can include – subcontractors, consultants and independent contractors.

Contractors can be operating as sole traders (individuals), companies, partnerships or trusts.

The details you need to report about each contractor are generally found on the invoice you should have received from them. This includes:

  • Their Australian business number (ABN), if known;
  • Their name and address;
  • Gross amount you paid to them for the financial year (including any GST).

The ATO uses this information to identify contractors who haven’t met their tax obligations.

When to lodge – due 28 August annually

There are different industries that need to report, and different start dates to begin reporting.

See our post HERE, for more detail.

2  Reckon Accounts (and Hosted) – The steps to set up and generate the report are –

1  Enable the Taxable Payment Reporting option in the preference to be able to open the report.

  1. Go to the Edit menu, choose Preferences.
  2. Choose the Tax item and go to the Company Preferences tab.
  3. In the Taxable Payment Report section, click to select the Enable the Taxable Payment Reporting option.
  4. Click OK.

2  Enable a supplier (sub-contractor) to become reportable on the Taxable Payment Report

  1. Go to the Suppliers menu and choose Supplier Centre.
  2. On the Suppliers tab, double click the supplier’s name to open the supplier’s profile.
  3. Click to select the “Include in Taxable Payments electronic report” option.
  4. Click OK.

3  How do I create this report to have what I need to upload or write on the ATO form?

  1. Go to the Suppliers menu, click Tax Activities, click Process Taxable Payments.
    The Process Taxable Payments annual report window opens.
  2. Click the Tax Year drop-down to select the tax year you are reporting on.
  3. If applicable, click the Withholding Liability Account drop-down to select the account you use to track withholding tax.
  4. Click the (tick) column to select the selected suppliers that you want to appear in the selected tax year’s report.
  5. Click the supplier to view the transactions for each supplier that are included in the report.
    The Supplier Taxable Payments Details – <supplier name> window opens.
  6. You can review each transaction and click to deselect if you don’t want a transaction that doesn’t apply, included.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Click Save to save the changes (if you have made them) in the Process Taxable Payments annual report window.
  9. Click Export to save the report to your disk. The Select Location for Tax Payment Report File window opens. Enter a file name for the report, we recommend using the date in the file name.
    The default location for the file is \\ProgramData\Intuit\ReckonAccounts 2013\<level> 2013\<Company Name>\Export Files\Tax Payment Reports. For Reckon Accounts Hosted users, the default location is “Q:\ “
  10. Click Save. You will receive a message that the file has been successfully written. If you have electronic AUSKEY, you can upload the file to your ATO portal

Note: If you make any changes to the data whilst the Taxable Payments Annual Report Window is open, the report needs to be closed and reopened for it to refresh.

4  How do you Amend the TPAR report if incorrect?

If you require to submit an amended report to the ATO, select the Generate Taxable Payments as ‘Amended’option in the Process Taxable Payments annual report window.

Select the supplier that has been amended from the list and click Create Report.

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