Margin Scheme Journal Entries

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Mercland
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Margin Scheme Journal Entries

Hi there

Does anyone know how to put through the journal entries for the adjustment of GST for sales of properties under the margin scheme?

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Re: Margin Scheme Journal Entries

@Mercland,

 

Accounting for the Margin Scheme is complex and you should consult your Tax Accountant.

 

Lets give an example -

 

    The property (Property A) sells for $1,100,000

     The Sale Contract states that the Margin Scheme applies.

       The Sale Contract states that $40,000 GST has been charged.

 

I would have a Income Ledger - Sale of Property A which would have a balance of $1,060,000.

There would be a figure of $40,000 in GST Collected.

 

Do consult with your Tax Accountant.

 

Duncan

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