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If your business or organisation is having difficulty paying an assessment by the due date, you can apply to enter a payment plan for up to 12 months.

By law, interest is imposed on all late and unpaid amounts at the market rate plus a further premium rate of 8% per annum. This continues to apply throughout any payment plan.

You should lodge your completed application on or after, but not before, the due date for payment of your assessment. To minimise the amount of interest you may need to pay, you should apply and pay as soon as possible.

  1. Review your requirements

    The online SmartForm application provides you with information on all the financial information we require.

  2. Assemble supporting evidence

    If your requested payment arrangement is more than six months, you must give us all of the following evidence:

    • Bank statements.
    • Proof that your finance provider is unable to help you at this time.
    • Projection of your expected income and outlays.
    • Current profit and loss statements and balance sheets.

    Please refer to the application form for full instructions.

  3. Complete your application form

    The application form can be completed online. 

    Start an application

    We use all the information in your statement to update our records and may pass on changes to other government agencies where authorised to do so.

  4. Lodge your application

    This form is completed and lodged online. When you have completed all relevant and mandatory information, please select submit. 

Next Steps

We advise all applicants of the outcome of their application in writing.

Last modified: 5 March 2020
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