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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STP and PLS reporting during this year’s Christmas and New Year closedown period
5 December 2019

This information helps digital service providers and sending service providers understand the impacts our ATO system outages will have on Single Touch Payroll and practitioner lodgment service reporting during our Christmas closedown period.

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Activity Statement Financial Processing
3 December 2019

During our December annual closure, we're moving the majority of taxpayer financial information into a single accounting system.
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Controlled information resources now available in Online services for DSPs
3 December 2019

If you are a registered user, you can now access controlled information resources in Online services for DSPs. You can also continue to access these resources from the Software developers site until the site's move to a new web platform.
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A big boost to DSP experience survey results
12 November 2019

Last month’s ATO digital service provider (DSP) experience survey results have given us more insights than ever before, with a more than threefold (350%) increase in participation. Read what you had to say.
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Australian DSPs: Apply for PEPPOL accreditation
4 November 2019

Australia is now a PEPPOL Authority for e-invoicing. Learn how digital service providers in Australia can apply to become accredited providers of e-invoicing products.
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Rollover v3 technical artefacts now available for review
22 October 2019

We're seeking your feedback on draft version 3 of the Rollover Message Implementation Guide (MIG) and associated technical documents by 5.00pm Thursday 24 October 2019

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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 speaks on digital business and economy at ABSIA conference
9 October 2019

Our people presented on the uses of tax data, STP and e-invoicing at the recent ABSIA conference. Presentations are now available.

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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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