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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We’re making improvements to our online services
24 June 2019

Changes to our online services over the coming year will deliver a more streamlined, seamless experience for you.

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SBR Tax Time 2019 services
17 June 2019

You will need to complete the required EVTE tests and request certification to use SBR Tax Time 2019 services.

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STP product register is live
7 May 2019

The Single Touch Payroll (STP) product register is now available. Find out more about the register and how you can include product-specific details for your STP solution.

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Planned rollback of 2019 SMSFAR changes
1 May 2019

The roll back of 2019 Self-managed superannuation fund annual return (SMSFAR) changes are planned for May EVTE deployment. Find out about these changes and how they may impact you.

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Farewell to the ELS
26 April 2019

After more than 30 years, the electronic lodgment service (ELS) will now retire. All forms and services are now closed on the ELS, and we have officially transitioned to the practitioner lodgment service (PLS).

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New SBR1 EVTE Public Certificate ready for download
18 April 2019

The new SBR1 EVTE Public Certificate has been scheduled for deployment on Thursday 23 May and is now available for download. Read how to install the new certificate to ensure continuity of service.

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SBR2 EVTE3 Public Certificate renewal
1 April 2019

We will be deploying the new SBR2 EVTE3 test2.ato.sbr.gov.au Public Certificate on Thursday 2 May 2019. Find out how to install the new certificate to ensure continuity of service.

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Single Touch Payroll product register
1 April 2019

We are developing a temporary Single Touch Payroll (STP) product register. This register enables small businesses to research available products to assist them in meeting their STP reporting obligations. Find out how you can help us.

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Granular data for deductions mandatory from 1 July 2019

8 February 2019

Tax professionals will be required to provide granular data for deductions in individual income tax returns from 1 July 2019.

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