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Geotab Launches Electronic Logbook for Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) Reporting in Australia

Published on January 29, 2024

Geotab Launches Electronic Logbook for Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) Reporting in Australia


SYDNEY, Australia – January 30, 2024 - Geotab, the global leader in telematics technology, is proud to announce the release of its Electronic Logbook specifically designed to meet the needs of  Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) reporting for businesses in Australia.


Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) is applicable when employees utilise company-owned vehicles for personal use, resulting in a taxable benefit in place of salary or wages. Under Australian taxation law, employers are obligated to pay FBT on such benefits.


Australian businesses providing company-owned vehicles to their employees face stringent record-keeping requirements for FBT from maintaining detailed records of motor vehicle usage to submitting reports to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). This process can be arduous for employers without the proper technology, such as an in-vehicle telematics system.


Geotab has developed an Electronic Logbook for FBT as an Add-In in MyGeotab® and the Geotab Drive® mobile application to address the challenges faced by businesses in meeting the FBT reporting requirements. This Add-In feature empowers drivers to categorise their trips for "Business" or "Personal" use, facilitating easy self-assessment of FBT liability and vehicle use records. By leveraging this solution, businesses can efficiently manage their fleets and enhance the accuracy of FBT reporting.


In line with industry standards, Geotab Australia Pty. Ltd. successfully obtained ATO Class Ruling CR 2024/2 entitled “Electronic car logbook and odometer record-keeping system” in January 2024. This Ruling instils confidence in customers relying on the system for ATO-compliant FBT reporting, that, when the FBT Report is used in accordance with the terms of the ATO Class Ruling, the ATO will accept the reports as being in compliance with the FBT legislation in respect of car logbook. 


"Our Electronic Logbook represents a significant advancement in simplifying FBT reporting for businesses in Australia. Geotab remains committed to providing innovative solutions that enhance fleet management and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements through a user-friendly application," said David Brown, AVP Sales - APAC.


To learn more about Geotab's Electronic Logbook for Fringe Benefits Tax, visit 

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Geotab, the global leader in connected vehicle and asset solutions, leverages advanced data analytics and AI to enhance fleet performance, safety and sustainability while optimising costs. Backed by a team of industry-leading data scientists, engineers and AI experts, we serve over 50,000 customers across 160 countries, processing billions of data points hourly from more than 4 million vehicles. Data security and privacy are at the forefront of everything we do — trusted by Fortune 500 organisations and some of the largest public sector fleets in the world, we meet top cybersecurity standards. Geotab’s open platform and diverse Geotab Marketplace offers hundreds of fleet-ready third-party solutions. Learn more at, and follow us on LinkedIn or visit our blog.

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