What’s new

Details of Software developer website content published or updated in the past month.

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27 June 2017 Known outages SuperTICK, EmployerTICK and SuperMatch will be unavailable 27 June 11.30pm - 28 June 7.00am AEST.
Some of our systems may be unavailable at short notice in July and August. Read more about these potential outages, including how we will notify you.
26 June 2017 2017 Final return forms A new version of NAT 11466 Self-managed superannuation fund independent auditor’s report is now available. You must be logged in to your account and have been granted access to view controlled information.
23 June 2017 SBR transaction performance statistics The latest report showing statistics on performance times for forms, reports and schedules lodged through Standard Business Reporting (SBR) is now available.
23 June 2017

Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) and ABSIA roundtable discussion 20 June 2017

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PLS transtion roundtable outcomes and an updated PLS action items register are now available.
22 June 2017 Operational framework We have identified five considerations on which the framework needs to determine a position, namely registration and whitelisting, multi-factor authentication, onshore/offshore hosting arrangements, supply chain visibility and encryption in transit.
20 June 2017 Single Touch Payroll Advisory Group meeting 20 April 2017 The outcomes of this meeting are now available.
20 June 2017 Practitioner lodgment service confidence indicators The latest PLS confidence indicators report is available for your information.
20 June 2017 Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) and ABSIA roundtable discussion 20 June 2017 The PLS checkpoint review recommendations May 2017 is now available.
20 June 2017 Single Touch Payroll project documents Draft business rules are now available to provide guidance and assist in understanding Single Touch Payroll business requirements.
19 June 2017

Single Touch Payroll Advisory Group meeting 20 June 2017

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The agenda for this meeting is now available.
19 June 2017 Strategic working group The Strategic working group (SWG) draft operating charter and membership register for 2017 is now available.
19 June 2017 Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) and ABSIA roundtable discussion 20 June 2017 The PLS take up rates for 16 June have been published.
16 June 2017 Known incidents and lists The latest SBR core and ebMS3 services incident list is now available for download.
16 June 2017 Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) and ABSIA roundtable discussion 20 June 2017 The agenda and action items register for the PLS roundtable discussion to be held on Tuesday 20 June 2017 at 1:00pm AEST is now available.
16 June 2017 Known outages The pre-fill service in SBR1 production and SBR2 production will be unavailable Friday 16 June 10.30pm to Sunday 18 June 6.00pm AEST. This outage accompanies the already advertised outage for SBR1 and SBR2 production on the weekend.
16 June 2017 Electronic lodgment service (ELS) guide 2017 The draft of the ELS guide 2017 is available for your review and comment by COB 23 June 2017.
15 June 2017 Tax file number (TFN) declaration self-print specification v1.1.2 Version 1.1.2 of the tax file number (TFN) self-print specification has been released as final and is now available to download.
15 June 2017 County-by-Country (CbC) reporting The external vendor testing environment (EVTE) is now available for testing submission of CbC reporting statements. Read more.
14 June 2017 Practioner lodgment service (PLS) user guide The draft of the 2017 PLS user guide is available for your review and comment by COB 21 June 2017.
14 June 2017

Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) practical tips

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Draft practical tips for your PLS users are available for your review and comment by COB 23 June 2017.
14 June 2017 Annual investment income report (AIIR) PC spreadsheet specification v5.0.0 Version 5.0.0 of the Annual investment income report (AIIR) PC spreadsheet specification has been released as final and is now available to download.
14 June 2017 SBR transaction performance statistics The latest report showing statistics on performance times for forms, reports and schedules lodged through Standard Business Reporting (SBR) is now available.
13 June 2017 Transfer Balance Account Report (TBAR) specification v1.0.0 The Transfer Balance Account Report (TBAR) guidance notes have been released as final. These guidance notes are to be used in conjunction with the TBAR electronic reporting specification v1.0.0.
13 June 2017 Single Touch Payroll Advisory Group meeting 23 May 2017 The outcomes of this meeting are now available.
9 June 2017 Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) and ABSIA roundtable discussion 6 June 2017 Outcomes from the PLS Roundtable 6 June 2017 and an updated PLS Transition Roundtable Action Items Register are now available.
8 June 2017

Annual investment income report (AIIR) teleconference

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A webinar was presented last week to provide important information to assist reporters with the preparation and lodgment of your 2017 AIIR. A teleconference based on the webinar will be held on Wednesday 14 June 2017 at 11:00am AEST.
7 June 2017 Pay as you go withholding (PAYGW) payment summary annual report (PSAR) specification v12.0.1 The acceptable versions of the PAYG withholding payment summary annual report specification for the 2016-17 financial year, and acceptable versions of the TFN declaration reporting specifications have been clarified.
7 June 2017 Account manager updates A new version of the activity statement client report will be deployed as a part of Tax Time 2017. Find out how this could affect your software.
7 June 2017 SBR transaction performance statistics The latest report showing statistics on performance times for forms, reports and schedules lodged through Standard Business Reporting (SBR) is now available.
6 June 2017 Software developer technical working group #52 - 8 June 2017 The agenda, action items and issues register for this meeting are now available.
5 June 2017 Simpler BAS for small business User testing for Simpler BAS has identified that some Application Programming Interfaces for software partners and third party add-ons may be impacted by changes to GST tax codes in accounting software.
5 June 2017 Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) and ABSIA roundtable discussion 6 June 2017 PLS take-up briefing and updated PLS transition action items register are now available.
2 June 2017 Known incidents and lists The latest SBR core and ebMS3 services incident list is now available for download.
2 June 2017 2018 Change advices The Tax Time 2018 change advices 2018-015 ESIC and 2018-016 ESCVLP for Tax incentives for Start-Up (Angel) Investors have been published to the Tax Time 2018 controlled information area. You must be logged in to your account and have been granted access to view controlled information.
2 June 2017 Software developers website maintenance The Software developers website will be unavailable Monday 5 June 2017 from 10.00am to noon AEST due to scheduled system maintenance.
2 June 2017

Tax Time 2018 change advices CA2018-015-016 webinar

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You’re invited to attend our webinar on Wednesday 14 June about the changes for Tax Time 2018 on ESIC and ESCVLP for Tax incentives Angel Investors.
31 May 2017 Draft TFN self print specification Clean and tracked versions of the tax file number (TFN) declaration self-print specification draft v1.1.2 are now available.
31 May 2017 Business to government reporting A summary of our current position on the Member Account Transaction Service (MATS) design is now available. You are invited to attend a webinar for further information.
30 May 2017 PLS confidence indicators The latest PLS confidence indicators report is available for your information.
29 May 2017

Webinars

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You can now keep up to date with all current, upcoming and past webinars on our new webinar page.
26 May 2017 Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) and ABSIA roundtable discussion 23 May 2017 The outcomes and an updated action items register from the PLS roundtable meeting held on Tuesday 23 May 2017 are now available.
25 May 2017 Final tax return stationery 2017 Final tax return forms and instructions are now available on ato.gov.au under Tax Time 2017.