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When you come in to see us at tax time, please use the following as a guide of things you need to bring with you so as to process your tax return as promptly as possible:

Please provide the requested details:
Business Name
Type of Business/Occupation
Addresses
Email
Telephone numbers

1. Are we to prepare tax returns for any individuals associated with the business?
- Please refer "Checklist for Individual Tax Return Checklist" for each person.

2. Have you maintained your business records on accounting program?
- Provide a copy of the Data file & details of which version and any password.

3. Provide a printed copy of the trial balance, profit/loss statement, balance sheet and a general ledger printout.

4. Have you kept your records in a cash book,excel spreadsheet or other manual method?
- Provide the cash book spreadsheet or other records.

5. Are your records unrecorded documents such as invoices, bills & receipts etc?
- Bring in all the documents that you have which show income and expenses. If you do not have any of these 4 types of records, please contact us to discuss what information we will need you to provide.

6. Does the business have a bank account?
- Provide all statements for all accounts.

7. Did any customers owe you money (debtors/receivables) as at 30th June?
(If this is included in your accounting program please print a listing of debtors/receivables and indicate on the list any changes or additions or deletions that should be made to the list).
- Provide a list of names and the amount owed.

8. Did the business write off any receivables as a bad debt during the year?
Are any of the debtors/receivables detailed in question 7 not able to be collected?
- Provide details.

9. Did the business have any trading stock on hand as at 30th June?
- Provide details of the cost of the stock on hand.

10. Did you have any work in progress which have not been invoiced as at the 30th June?
- Provide details of the value (at cost) of the work completed as at 30th June?

11. Have you prepaid any expenses before the end of the year which have not been advised elsewhere?
- Provide details of the type of expense and the amount.

12. Does the business have any investments which have earned income during the year which have not been recorded elsewhere?
- Provide details of the type of income and amount.

13. Has the business purchased any assets (e.g. vehicles, machinery, buildings) during the year?
- Provide copies of the purchase contract or invoice (for property - the settlement statement from your solicitor), and details of any costs associated with the purchase.

14. Has the business sold any assets or investments (e.g. vehicles, machinery, land, buildings, shares, businesses) during the year?
- Provide copies of the sale contract or invoice (for property - the settlement statement from your solicitor) and details of any costs associated with the sale. For investments, property and some other assets we will need details of your purchase of the asset.

15. Have any assets been scrapped during the year (e.g. an obsolete, broken or worn out item of equipment dumped)?
- Provide details of items scrapped.

16. Did you get any loans, hire purchase or leases during the year?
- Provide a copy of the finance contract (this will be a separate document to the purchase contract for an asset).

17. Does the business owe any money to suppliers (creditors/payables as at 30th June)?
- Provide a list of names and the amount owed (If this is included in your accounting program, please print a listing of creditors/payables and indicate on the list any changes or additions or deletions that should be made to the list.)

18. Does the business have any employees?

19. Have you prepared payment summaries?

20. Do you want us to prepare payment summaries?
- Provide details of employees: Name, Address, Tax File Number, date of birth and details of wages paid and tax withheld if not already provided.
- Provide copies of payment summaries when they are completed.

22. Have you paid any business expenses from your own funds which are not detailed elsewhere (eg; use of your own car for business purposes)?
- Provide details of type and amount of expense.

23. Have you provided all of the business income and expenses?
- Provide details of any other income or expenses.

24. Is there any other information that we should know?
- Please provide details.