What’s new

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

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28 April 2017 Transfer Balance Account Report (TBAR) specification draft v1.0.0 The draft electronic reporting specification version (1.0.0) of the Transfer Balance Account Report (TBAR) is now available.
28 April 2017 2017 ELS gateways end of year schedule The 2017 ELS gateways end of year schedule is now available.
28 April 2017 HELP and SFSS income thresholds and repayment rates 2017-18 The Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) and Student Financial Supplement Scheme (SFSS) thresholds for 2017-18 are now available.
28 April 2017 Tax file number (TFN) declaration reporting v3.0.0 Version 3.0.0 of the Tax file number (TFN) declaration reporting specification has been released. A tracked and clean version have been published for your information.
27 April 2017 Country-by-Country (CbC) reporting Validation rules for Country-by-Country reporting were updated on 20 April. A detailed overview of the combined schema's information requirements is now available.
27 April 2017 Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) and ABSIA roundtable discussion 26 April 2017 The updated action items register from this meeting is now available.
27 April 2017 Software developers website maintenance The Software developers website will be unavailable Monday 1 May 2017 from 10.00am to noon AEST due to scheduled system maintenance.
26 April 2017 Software developer technical working group #50 - 27 April 2017 The agenda, action items and other documents for this meeting are now available.
26 April 2017 Electronic lodgment service (ELS) software specification 2017 Version 2017.3 of the electronic lodgment service software specification is now available.
26 April 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.
26 April 2017 2017 Change advices CA2017-050 Transfer Balance Cap Transitional CGT Relief is now available and ready for download. You must be logged in to your account and have been granted access to view controlled information.
26 April 2017

Barriers to SBR adoption

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You are invited to attend a follow-up discussion on the barriers to Standard Business Reporting (SBR) adoption on Friday 12 May 2017. Please register your interest for the teleconference by Wednesday 10 May 2017.
26 April 2017 Tax time draft instructions 2017 New and updated draft tax return instructions are now available to download. You must be logged in to your account and have been granted access to view controlled information.
24 April 2017 Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) and ABSIA roundtable discussion 26 April 2017 As requested at the last PLS roundtable discussion, a  summary of PLS take up rates is now available.
24 April 2017 SuperStream standard Updated Schedule 4a, 5, 6 and Change summary for v2 schedules have been published.
24 April 2017 Software assurance The Software assurance project has now concluded. Thank you for your participation in this project.
21 April 2017 Practitioner lodgment service confidence indicators The latest PLS confidence indicators report is available for your information.
21 April 2017 Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) and ABSIA roundtable discussion 26 April 2017 PLS Roundtable agenda and action items register is now available for the upcoming event scheduled for 26 April 2017.
21 April 2017 Product register Due to the introduction of the Australian Business Software Industry Association (ABSIA) product catalogue, our Product register will not be supported from Tuesday 2 May 2017. Read more.
21 April 2017 Bulk Data Exchange common information artefacts New BDE service registry is now available. The missing response message details have been added.
21 April 2017 Known incidents and lists Latest SBR core and ebMS3 services incident list is now available for download.
21 April 2017 2017 Change advices CA2017-041 has been updated to advise of changes to company tax rates for June instalments and onwards. You must be logged in to your account and have been granted access to view controlled information.
20 April 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.
20 April 2017 SSTC Guidance Four final SSTC guidances have been published.
20 April 2017 Single Touch Payroll (STP) An updated version of the Payroll Event (PAYEVNT) service is now available on sbr.gov.au. Find out more.
19 April 2017 Tax time draft forms 2017 NAT 0660 Trust tax return has been updated and is now ready for download. You must be logged in to your account and have been granted access to view controlled information.
19 April 2017 2017 Change advices CA2017-016 Change to the taxing of working holiday makers has been updated and is now ready for download. You must be logged in to your account and have been granted access to view controlled information.
19 April 2017 Simpler BAS for small business We have recently updated our web page. Read the latest on Simpler BAS.
18 April 2017 Electronic lodgment services (ELS) software specification 2017 ELS test gateways are now ready for ELS release 2017.1 and ELS release 2017.2.
18 April 2017 Account manager updates Schema references for TRTAMI and TRTAMIS have been reverted to reflect SBR XBRL generation. Read more.
18 April 2017 Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) and ABSIA roundtable discussion 26 April 2017 The next PLS roundtable discussion will be held on Wednesday 26 April 2017 at 1pm AEST. Please note that telepresence rooms are only available in the Chermside, Docklands and Perth sites at this stage. Dial-in facilities are also available.
14 April 2017

FBT rates commencing April 2017

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Fringe benefits tax (FBT) rates and thresholds for the 2017-18 FBT year are now available.
13 April 2017

Annual investment income report (AIIR) PC spreadsheet specification draft v5.0.0

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Draft Annual investment income report (AIIR) PC spreadsheet specification v5.0 is now available.
13 April 2017 Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) and ABSIA roundtable discussion 11 April 2017 An updated action items register and the outcomes of the PLS roundtable discussion held on 11 April 2017 are now available.
12 April 2017 Account manager updates The Service registry (SR) published on Thursday 23 March contains service information for TRTAMI and TRTAMIS for 2017 that is incorrect. The correct information is available.
12 April 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.
11 April 2017 Software developer technical working group #50 - 27 April 2017 Software developer technical working group for 13 April 2017 has been rescheduled due to the long weekend coming up. We will reconvene for an out of session 27 April 2017. Agenda items will carry over from the agenda items expected 13 April 2017.
11 April 2017 Transfer of shares and units (Market Participants) report (TSUMP.0001) XML version 1.0 Due to a small correction made in the sample XML file the TSUMP 2017 XML package v1.0.1 zip and the TSUMP 2017 XML package contents v1.0.1 have been updated.
10 April 2017 Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) and ABSIA roundtable discussion 11 April 2017 The report on results of the survey undertaken with tax practitioners in relation to action item 29/11-02 is now available.
7 April 2017 Strategic working group We are seeking expressions of interest to join the SWG. Find out how you can be a part of shaping our strategic direction.
7 April 2017 Practitioner lodgment service confidence indicators The latest PLS confidence indicators report is available for your information.
7 April 2017 Country-by-Country (CbC) Validation rules and an updated XML schema for CbC reporting are now available on sbr.gov.au. Find out more.
7 April 2017 Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) and ABSIA roundtable discussion 11 April 2017 The figures for PLS submission error rates that correspond to figures provided previously by Andrew Watson (refer to action item #28/03 – 03) and the FBT Q12 frequently asked questions are now available.  The agenda and action items for this meeting are also available to download.
6 April 2017 Single entry point (SEP) We have issued a Request for information (RFI) to AusTender for a whole-of-government Single entry point (SEP) API catalogue. Read what Jane King, ATO Deputy Commissioner of Design and Change Management, had to say on the action.
5 April 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.
5 April 2017 Known incidents and lists The latest SBR core and ebMS3 services incident list is now available for download.
4 April 2017 Known outages SBR1 production, SBR2 production, SuperTICK, EmployerTICK, SuperMatch, Fund validation service and Electronic portability form will be unavailable Saturday 8 April 9.00pm – Sunday 9 April 9.00am AEST. Keep up to date with all our outages.
4 April 2017

Transfer Balance Account Report (TBAR) specification draft v1.0.0

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The draft electronic reporting specification version (1.0.0) of the Transfer Balance Account Report (TBAR) is now available. Provide feedback on the draft specification by Thursday 13 April.
3 April 2017 2017 Change advices A Tax Time 2017 Change Advice is now available for the requirements of GST Reverse charge in the precious metals industry. You must be logged in to your account and have been granted access to view controlled information.
3 April 2017 Single Touch Payroll (STP) Find out where we are at and what’s ahead for Single Touch Payroll in our industry update.
3 April 2017 Industry engagement forum - Superannuation new measures, SuperStream and Single Touch Payroll There will be a livestream discussing the Superannuation new measures on Wednesday 5 April, followed by the face to face industry engagement forum in Sydney on Thursday 6 April for Superstream and Single Touch Payroll.