It looks a little different but you can still do everything you used to - plus some new things. This is the first of many changes we'll be making over the next few years to make tax simpler for you.
To check out the new GST section in myIR login to your account and select the GST tab.
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You need to have a myIR account for your tax agency and ensure your employees are set up to use myIR to manage your clients' GST.
You need to upload your client list into your workspace for clients you want to work on.
If you're a bookkeeper, your clients can grant you third party access to their GST account. This means you'll have just one logon to access all your clients' GST accounts. Find out How to grant someone access to your GST account (third party) in the video section below.
If you already have first party access to your clients' myIR accounts and you want to continue to have it for their GST account, make sure your client has re-set the permissions to allow this.
We have some handy videos to help you learn about the new GST section in myIR.
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Find out how to:
Plus four more to help customers who manage their own GST:
Your agency will also benefit from the improved online services for GST. For example, you can now make a payment:
Remember there's no need to log out of your myIR account to make a payment and you can also schedule the payment for the due date.
GST transactional information is not currently available in the TAWS service (also known as daily B2B).
In the meantime you can get your clients' GST information through the new GST section in myIR. Go to the client's GST account, or go to 'Manage Payments and Returns' under Clients Accounts and select 'Transactions'.
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Although we've changed the look of the unauthenticated GST return form, the fields remain unchanged. Remember this form will be discontinued on 30 June 2017. Make sure you're set up to manage your clients' GST through your myIR account before then.
As GST notices and GST debt letters can be viewed and retrieved from the new GST section in myIR, these are not available in E-File.
Five forms are no longer used for GST (although they are still available for other tax types). These are:
Keep informed about other GST related updates, including quarterly filing frequency and tax types.
If you're currently filing by accounting software, there's a change to the authorisation page once you've submitted your GST return. It's the same as the myIR login page and an additional screen will pop up asking for your permission to allow the software provider to submit the GST return on your behalf.
The myIR mobile app is no longer available. Please file GST returns through myIR which can be completed on any electronic device.