Bulk data exchange (BDE) error and warning codes and messages v2.0.0



Original Published Date: 

15/10/2013 - 02:00pm

Effective Date: 

31/07/2017 (All day)


  • Current

Tax Category: 

  • Payroll
  • Business accounting
  • Superannuation
  • Investment bodies

Resource Type: 

  • Specifications
  • Guides and instructions


Bulk data exchange (BDE) error and warning codes and messages

Reports included:

  • Payment summary annual report (PSAR)
  • Taxable payment annual report (TPAR)
  • Annual investment income report (AIIR)
  • Quarterly tax file number (QTFN)
  • Tax file number declaration (TFNDEC)
  • Member contributions statement (MCS)
  • Employee share schemes annual report (ESS)
  • Private health insurance report (PHIR)
  • Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
  • Real property transfer report (RPTR)

The spreadsheet tabs show:

  • GE – Generic error message
  • FS – File structure error message
  • VR – Fatal error message
  • WM – Warning message
  • XBRL – errors and warning messages for XBRL files

The ATO titles table is also included below in resource attachments.

Resource Attachments

File Size Upload date Add to Cart
ATO titles table (XLS) 38 KB 26 Mar 2014 Add
BDE error codes and warning messages v2.0.0 (XLSX) 114.31 KB 17 Aug 2017 Add