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Can you lodge nil BAS on your activity statement?

Is it possible to lodge nil BAS on your activity statement? Do I need to lodge a BAS if I have no income for that quarter?

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Amanda Hoffmann - Certified Bookkeeper, BAS Agent

Amanda Hoffmann - Certified Bookkeeper, BAS Agent, Owner / Manager ★ Certified Bookkeeper ★ BAS Agent at My Office Books - Virtual Bookkeeper & BAS Agent

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Yes,
You can lodge a Nil BAS early as well
See https://www.ato.gov.au/Business/Business-activity-statements-(BAS)/Lodging-and-paying-your-BAS/Lodge-nil-activity-statements-in-advance/

You lodge as "Prepare as Nil" on your activity report 
- MyGov (/Sole Trader)
- Business Portal
- Call 13 72 26 on the automated service ( available 24 hours a day)

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Hatty Bell

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Interesting @Amanda Hoffmann - Certified Bookkeeper, BAS Agent ! Thanks for the insight

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