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What to do after you registered for GST

Once you register for GST, you must:

  • charge GST at 15% on all your sales, except for exempt supplies
  • give tax invoices to GST-registered persons within 28 days
  • keep GST invoices and receipts when you buy goods or services for your business
  • keep GST invoices to claim a GST credit for a supply of more than $50 (including GST)
  • keep any other records and paperwork to support the figures in your GST returns
  • calculate your sales and income and your purchases and expenses
  • make additional GST calculations, if applicable, eg for GST adjustments and provisional tax
  • calculate your GST total
  • complete your GST return and submit it to us by the due date
  • make GST payments to us, if applicable.

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