Digital service providers newsroom

Keep up to date with the latest news for digital service providers.
Articles are refreshed regularly with the information you need to know.
Recent articles are held in the news archive for four months.

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Making it easier to get what you need
14 October 2019

We’re making changes to the Software Developers website over the next 12 months to improve the way we engage and interact with you.
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Tell us what you think
14 October 2019

We want your thoughts on our ATO services and how we can improve them to support you and your work. Take part in our updated annual Client Community Confidence survey emailed to you.  
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ATO speakers at upcoming ABSIA conference
9 October 2019

Our people will be presenting on the uses of tax data, STP and e-invoicing at the upcoming ABSIA conference in Sydney on 24 October 2019.

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We are streamlining our phone support
3 October 2019

All software development phone enquiries are now managed by the SBR Service Desk on 1300 488 231.

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Industry moves to secure the digital ecosystem
17 September 2019

We welcome the recently released industry security standards from ABSIA for third-party software products and services that integrate with add-on marketplaces.

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NITR services are moving to SBR2
16 September 2019

Non-individual Income Tax Return (NITR) services for Tax Time 2020 will only be available in SBR2. For prior years, NITR services will continue to be available in SBR1.

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It’s time to start testing the M2M credential
4 September 2019

All digital service providers can test the new Machine to Machine authentication solution open in the external vendor testing environment for SBR2 services.

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Your access to SBR ShareFile is changing
27 August 2019

Ensure you are using the latest versions of internet browsers by Thursday 31 October to continue accessing ShareFile.

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TFN algorithm fact sheet updated
15 August 2019

The update is due to the introduction of new ATO digital services such as STP Payroll Event (PAYEVNT) that only accept valid TFNs.

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SBR2 EVTE3 public certificate renewal
16 July 2019

The new SBR EVTE3 public certificate is now available for you to download. Find out more.

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Low and middle income tax offset is now law
8 July 2019

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Relief So Working Australians Keep More Of Their Money) Act 2019 has received royal assent and is now law.

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