Practitioner lodgment service

The practitioner lodgment service (PLS) is our main electronic lodgment channel for tax professionals and is gradually replacing the electronic lodgment service (ELS).

2017 fringe benefits tax (FBT) returns can only be lodged through the PLS.

Other tax return forms will only be available through the PLS from:

  • 1 October 2017 for partnership tax returns
  • 11 November 2017 for
    • self-managed superannuation fund annual returns
    • trust tax returns
    • fund income tax returns.
  • 1 February 2018 for company tax returns
  • 1 April 2018 for individual tax returns.

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The following products are available to help your tax professional users transition to the PLS.


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