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Determinations/Taxation as made
This determination sets out a new Simplified Accounting Method (SAM) for eligible supermarkets or convenience stores. The SAM contained in the determination will facilitate the quick and simple calculation by eligible food retailers of the input tax credits they are entitled to claim in respect of their acquisitions of trading stock in a particular tax period. Presently, the eligible food retailers need to individually dissect and record the GST contained in every tax invoice. The SAM will allow the input tax credits to be calculated by subtracting the estimated GST-free acquisitions from total acquisitions and multiplying it by 1/11th. GST-free acquisitions will be estimated by using the percentage that represents the GST-free portion of sales and multiplying it by total acquisitions (trading stock only) for each Business Activity Statement (BAS) period.
Administered by: Treasury
Registered 30 Sep 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Oct-2015
Tabled Senate12-Oct-2015
Enabled by
A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
C2004A00446No. 55, 1999