Specifications

Specifications can be found in the ATO developer tools area of SBR website. Other information for software developers is also available. This includes detailed information about the SBR program as...
Current from: 21 Mar 2017
Attached below are recently issued ELS software specifications, each version is contained in a zip file.  Previously issued ELS software specifications are available by viewing All Versions.
Current from: 20 Mar 2017
The Business transactions made through payment systems (BTTPS) version 1.0.0 is now available as FINAL. This specification is to be used in the development of software for the lodgment of electronic...
Current from: 17 Mar 2017
The tax file number (TFN) algorithm is a mathematical formula that tests the validity of numbers quoted as TFNs. Its use in software is recommended as it will minimise TFN errors and may subsequently...
Current from: 24 Feb 2017
This document is provided to software developers for the purpose of obtaining and understanding the format and algorithm of the Australian business number (ABN). Highlights of the service are:...
Current from: 23 Feb 2017
The Item A3 calculator allows users to calculate the correct amounts for the A3 labels on the individual tax return. This will ensure they receive the correct amount of government super co-...
Current from: 22 Feb 2017
This specification is current at the latest date shown in the 'Summary of changes' but it may be amended at any time without prior notice. Only those persons and companies who have been sent...
Current from: 30 Jan 2017
This page has been established to provide early advice to software developers for the sole purpose of software development. Information contained on this pages should be viewed in relation to the...
Current from: 9 Jan 2017
The following electronic reporting specifications have been released as a final version in both tracked and clean versions: Electronic reporting specification – Employee share scheme (ESS)...
Current from: 17 Jun 2016
The 2016 Pre-filling report introduces new data and improvements to data display to make it easier to identify the reporting source. This report is used by tax agents to assist them in...
Current from: 3 May 2016

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