Whether you’re between jobs or need to earn some extra cash in your spare time, working as a delivery partner for a food delivery service like UberEats, Deliveroo, DoorDash, or Menulog is a low-cost way to start earning money in your own business without needing to get an Australian Business Number (ABN). It’s flexible: you make the rules! However, there are some important things you need to set up and maintain in order to start working as a sole trader. In this guide, we’ll cover what you need to do to get started as well as what your […]
Statistics show that busy Australians are obsessed with meal delivery. According to recent data, Australians spend more than $2.6 billion each year on food and drink delivery services such as Menulog, UberEats, and Deliveroo.
Because of the increased demand for food delivery services, the number of food delivery drivers has increased. There are tax ramifications for each activity that generates revenue. Here are important tax facts you need to know as a rideshare and food delivery driver.
What Uber and Other Rideshare Drivers Need to Know About ABNs and GST
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Food delivery services have long been a thing in Australia, but COVID-19 lockdowns accelerated its growth in just a few months. Over 5.5 million Australians aged 14 and up used meal delivery services in 2020 alone. That is 1.6 million more than the 3.9 million recorded in 2019.
For this reason, companies like UberEats, Deliveroo, and Menulog have seen an increase in demand for their service. As such, they also increased their workforce to meet the people’s requests. That means more food delivery drivers need to report their income and lodge their […]
With the rise of rideshare apps like Uber, DiDi, OLA and Shebah comes a rise in newly registered drivers. The ATO requires you to have an ABN and operate as a sole trader. Keeping track of your Uber expenses is the most important aspect of running a business as it dictates your profit margin. As they say, it costs money to make money. Here are ways to maximise your tax returns by keeping clean records and to keep the ATO off your back!
What records do I need to keep?
The ATO requires […]
This is not financial advice. You should seek independent financial advice before making changes to your superannuation fund.
Due to the impacts of Coronavirus, rideshare drivers now have access to 20,000 dollars from their superannuation account. Normally, you would have to wait until you’re 65 before accessing your superannuation. You do not need to pay tax on the amounts released, nor will it have any effect on Centrelink or Veteran’s Affairs entitlements.
You must satisfy any one or more […]
The biggest questions among UberEats and Food Delivery Drivers are: Do I need an ABN? Do I need to be registered for GST?
Rideshare Tax can answer these for you.
It depends on what you do. To make it simple for you, we’ve set up two categories. All you do is pick your category – A or B – then look up the information in your category.
Category A – You ONLY deliver for UberEats or other food delivery company.
- You need an ABN.
- You do not need to register for GST if your total income is under $75,000. (Total […]