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Home › Forums › Selling online › GST On online sales
I’m based in Australia and working through the aspects of setting up website,products and margins for a December launch.
I have limited knowledge on GST and had a few basic questions I hoped someone with more experience could assist with :
1.Do I need to charge my customer GST immediately ?
2.Do I need to pay GST immediatley or is this after $75000.
3.What rate is GST applied at ?
And any other basic information someone can provide,
Get your accountant to confirm all this:
1) If they are in AU, yes.
2) If you are registered for GST then you need to charge GST and report it and pay quarterly.
3) 10%…. for now…
actually the answer to 1, may be no, if you are not registered for GST you don’t charge GST
Only charge if you ARE registered and they are in Australia.
Sorry if that was not clear.
There are links to some resources for those just starting to get to grips with GST in this post, which might be a good starting point for you: Starting a business? Read this first.
Hope it helps, and that your new venture is a great success
How will the intended upcoming rules (last version I saw anything of) work for this scenario:
Items drop-shipped from China. GST is charged when the goods are paid for.
GST to be added to incoming goods by PO or Customs.
Customer gets stuck with GST twice, or do I not charge it?
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