If primary tax (duty) for a dutiable transaction is not paid by its due date, unpaid tax interest (UTI) will accrue daily until the duty is paid in full.
UTI may also apply if a document is not lodged on time.
A transaction is lodged in OSRconnect on 14 October 2011, which is 50 days late - it should have been lodged on 25 August 2011.
The payment due date is 28 October (14 days after date of lodgement).
within 30 days of transaction or unconditional date), LPI will only accrue after the payment due date.
No UTI applies up to 25 August, so the lodgement non-compliance period is from 26 August to 14 October.
The assessed interest start date is 9 September 2011 (payment due date 28 October minus 50-day non-compliance period).
As a transfer duty self assessor, you should understand when UTI applies and how it is calculated so you can clearly explain to your client how their duty liability was determined.
Therefore, 36 days of interest will be assessed at the time of the assessment - 9 September to 14 October.If you submit a transaction on time through OSRconnect (i.e.As an agent self assessor, you are not personally liable to pay UTI, though you may be liable to pay a penalty amount in certain circumstances. after 30 days from either the date of the transaction or when it became unconditional), assessed interest may apply.The start date of the assessed interest is worked out by deducting the lodgement non-compliance period from the transaction payment due date.UTI has 2 components: Use our transfer duty calculator to work out the UTI component of a transaction before entering it into OSRconnect.
The parties to a transaction are normally liable for any outstanding tax, interest and penalties on that transaction.