What’s new

Details of Software developers website content published or updated in the past month.

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8 April 2020 COVID-19 DSP focus group Key messages from the COVID-19 DSP focus group meeting held on 02 April are now available.
8 April 2020 Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting - 14 April 2020 The agenda for this meeting is now available.
8 April 2020 2020 change advices Change advice 2020-208 Better targeting the R&D tax incentive has been updated. You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view the document.
7 April 2020 Coronavirus Economic Response Package – Early Release of Super -Guide v1.0.0 A guide has been published to assist Super Funds and/or their intermediaries when receiving files for the Coronavirus Early Release of Super.
6 April 2020 It’s business as usual for myGovID, RAM and M2M Recently we said a final farewell to all AUSkeys, with our new authentication and authorisation services – myGovID and Relationship Authorisation Manager (RAM) and machine credentials (M2M) are now being used by tax and superannuation digital service providers (DSPs).
6 April 2020 SBR transaction performance statistics - 2020 The latest report showing statistics on performance times for forms, reports and schedules lodged through Standard Business Reporting (SBR) is now available.
6 April 2020 Known outages SBR1 and SBR2 PROD2 Cloud services will be unavailable from 11.30pm AEST on Tuesday 7 April until 7.00am on AEST on Wednesday 8 April.
6 April 2020 Supporting digital service providers and their clients during COVID-19 Our 'Supporting DSPs and their clients during COVID-19' page now includes a link to the Treasury website which contains updated information on the JobKeeper initiative.
3 April 2020 Digital service provider Architecture Reference Group (DARG) 11 March 2020 The presentation from this meeting is now available.
3 April 2020 FBT rates commencing April 2020 Fringe Benefits Tax rates commencing 1 April 2020 are now available.
3 April 2020 Country-by-Country reporting (CbC) reporting From 1 October 2020, we will only accept version 2.0 of the CBC Report schema.
2 April 2020 2020 Change advices Change advice SEO 011 Updates to the SMSF Independent Auditor's Report is now available. You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view the document.
2 April 2020 Onine services for DSPs Online services for digital service providers (DSPs) provides a secure environment to support you through the various stages of the software development lifecycle.
1 April 2020 Supporting your clients through COVID-19 A recording of the JobKeeper measures webinar held on 31 March is now available. This information was correct as at 31 March. Key messages and Q&A responses will follow shortly.
1 April 2020 Requirements for digital service providers The DSP de-whitelisting process document has been updated.
1 April 2020 2020 Pre-fill report - Specification to import pre-filling data into tax agent software The draft 2020 pre-fill report in Word document format is now available. You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view the document. Please send any feedback you may have to DPO@ato.gov.au by 7 April 2020.
31 March 2020 SBR transaction performance statistics - 2020 The latest report showing statistics on performance times for forms, reports and schedules lodged through Standard Business Reporting (SBR) is now available.
30 March 2020 Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting - 31 March 2020 The agenda for the 31 March 2020 PLS meeting is now available.
30 March 2020 eCommerce Schedules and Scopes The 'Release on a page' document outlining the ATO wholesale product roadmap for FY 2019-2020 has been updated.
30 March 2020

2020 Pre-fill report - Specification to import pre-filling data into tax agent software

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The draft 2020 pre-filling report is now available in Controlled Information for Digital Service Provider review. You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view the document. If you have any feedback, please send it to DPO@ato.gov.au by 7 April 2020.
27 March 2020 Supporting your clients through COVID-19 New content and artefacts related to our support for you and our mutual clients during COVID-19 is now available.
25 March 2020 Using myGovID, RAM and machine credentials (M2M) At 11.59pm AEDT on Friday 27 March 2020, AUSkey is being replaced by myGovID and Relationship Authorisation Manager (RAM) – our new authentication and authorisation services. Device AUSkey is also being replaced by new machine credentials. Read more.
24 March 2020 Community Housing Providers Report draft v1.0.0 A Draft specification has been released for the Community Housing Providers Report. Interested digital service providers are encouraged to provide feedback on this draft specification and statement to the Digital Partnership Office at DPO@ato.gov.au
24 March 2020 Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting - 17 March 2020
The key outcomes and action item updates from this meeting are now available.
23 March 2020 Guidance documents for IITR income schedule Additional draft guidance documents for the IITR income schedule are now available.
20 March 2020 STP Phase 2 Business Implementation Guide sessions Registration links and updated details for the next round of STP Phase 2 information sessions are now available.
18 March 2020

Guidance documents for IITR income schedule

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You can now access Draft guidance documents for the 2020 IITR income schedule in controlled information.
17 March 2020 STP Phase 2 draft documents The webinar recording and transcript for the STP Phase 2 information session which occurred on 3 March 2020 is now available in controlled information. You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view the files.
12 March 2020 2020 Tax Time draft forms New and updated draft tax time forms NAT 0656, 0660, 71287 and 73794 are now available for DSPs. You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view the documents.
9 March 2020

New STP Phase 2 draft documentation

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To help you start assessing the impact of STP Phase 2 changes, we’ve published draft versions of the 2020 Message Structure Table and Message validation spreadsheets. These documents reflect the latest STP Phase 2 expanded dataset in anticipation of legislation being finalised.
9 March 2020

Draft MAS-ST service definition

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The draft service definition for the Machine Authentication Service - Security Token (MAS-ST) service (replacing the VANguard STS) is now available. You must log in to your account and request access to controlled information to view the document.
9 March 2020 Strategic working group – SBR Metrics

SBR Metrics for February 2020 are now available.

6 March 2020 New ATO STS Certificates for SBR1 and SBR2 - PROD and EVTE Deployment time for two new ATO Secure Token Service certificates has been rescheduled to 8.00pm AEDT on Thursday 19 March.