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

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25 May 2018 eCommerce Schedules and Scope A new version of the Tax Time 2018 key dates schedule is now available. Version 7 shows the forms affected by the cyclical changes and defect fixes in iteration 8.1. The release dates for each iteration are now included in the release notes section.
25 May 2018 Final tax return stationery 2018 The remainder of the 2018 final tax return stationery are now available. You must be logged in to your account and have been granted access to view controlled information.
25 May 2018 Digital identity working group meeting – 17 May The outcomes from this meeting are now available.
25 May 2018 2018 Tax Time draft instructions The last of the Individual tax return instructions are now available.
24 May 2018 Known outages SBR1 production, SBR2 production and SBR2 PROD2 Cloud services will be unavailable from Saturday 26 May 11.30pm AEST to Sunday 27 May 7.00am AEST for planned system maintenance.
24 May 2018 2018 Pre-filling report - importing data into tax agent software specification The 2018 Pre-filling report - importing data into tax agent software specification is now available.
24 May 2018 Software services The second release of value-add services are now available.
24 May 2018 HELP, SSL, TSL and SFSS income thresholds and repayment rates 2018-19 The Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), Student Support Loans (SSL) ABSTUDY SSL, Trade Support Loans (TSL) and Student Financial Supplement Scheme (SFSS) thresholds for 2018-19 are now available.
23 May 2018 2018 Pay as you go (PAYG) withholding tax tables The updated output file for NAT 3539, which includes tabs containing tables for the HELP and SFSS rates is now available. This includes the proposed tax cuts and Omnibus 2016 HELP thresholds.
22 May 2018 Annual investment income report (AIIR) PC spreadsheet specification draft v6.0.0 Draft version 6.0.0 of the Annual investment income report (AIIR) PC spreadsheet specification is now available. Feedback can be provided by 5.00pm AEST 5 June 2018.
22 May 2018 Known outages SBR2 EVTE Cloud services will be unavailable from Thursday 24 May 11.00pm to Friday 25 May 4.00am AEST for planned system maintenance.
21 May 2018 Known outages SBR1 production, SBR2 production and SBR2 PROD2 Cloud services will be unavailable from Friday 8 June 10.00pm to Sunday 10 June 8.00am AEST for planned system maintenance.
21 May 2018 STP technical and DSP Operational Framework walkthrough - 24 May 2018 Join our Single Touch Payroll (STP) walkthrough session on Thursday 24 May. The session will focus on technical aspects of STP and the DSP Operational Framework. Find out more including which technical aspects will be covered.
21 May 2018 Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting - 22 May 2018 The agenda, action items and take-up briefing for this meeting are now available.
21 May 2018 Software services The second release of value-add services will be made available for whitelisting on 24 May.
8 May 2018 Country-by-Country (CbC) reporting Updated technical documentation relating to the 2018 Local File / Master File (LCMSF) service is now available.
18 May 2018 Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a News and Information email advising of an update to the format requirements for the DocRefID data element.
18 May 2018 Known incidents and lists - 2018 The latest SBR core and ebMS3 services incident list is now available for download.
17 May 2018 Transfer Balance Account Report (TBAR) specification v1.0.3 The electronic reporting specification version 1.0.3 of the Transfer Balance Account Report (TBAR) has been released as final.
16 May 2018 SBR transaction performance statistics - 2018 The latest report showing statistics on performance times for forms, reports and schedules lodged through Standard Business Reporting (SBR) is now available.
16 May 2018 Single Touch Payroll Deferral evidence package We have included details on how to complete your ‘case for deferral’ in the Deferral evidence package (DEP) information pack. To ensure we can assess your DEP correctly, make sure you address and submit all requirements by Thursday 31 May.
15 May 2018 2018 Pay as you go (PAYG) withholding tax tables We have published the 2018-19 Federal Budget formulas which would apply, should the announced changes to withholding schedules come into effect.
15 May 2018 Software industry engagement and consultation We have developed an engagement model to help shape objectives and establish a consistent approach to engagement and consultation with you.
14 May 2018 Single Touch Payroll, Payroll reporting: Business implementation guide Version 3.0 of the Single Touch Payroll, Payroll reporting: Business implementation guide (STP BIG) is now available.
14 May 2018 Known outages Improvements to the Superannuation Dashboard are rolling out during May and June 2018.
14 May 2018 Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting - 8 May 2018 The key messages from this meeting are now available.
11 May 2018 Common Reporting Standard (CRS) There is a 200MB limit for lodgment of CRS files. Find out how to split and lodge it in sections if it exceeds this limit.
11 May 2018 2018 Tax Time draft instructions Additional Tax Time 2018 instructions (Draft individual tax return instructions supplement) have been published.  You must be logged in to your account and have been granted access to view controlled information.
11 May 2018 Software services working group meeting - 18 April 2018 The key messages from the software services working group meeting held on 18 April 2018 are now available.
10 May 2018 Digital identity working group meeting – 17 May This meeting will focus on establishing the design principles for a machine to machine credential. The discussion pack is now available.
9 May 2018 DSP Architecture Reference Group (DARG) technical focus group: Service catalogue 2018 The outcomes of the focus group meeting of 30 April 2018 are now available.
9 May 2018 2018-19 Federal Budget measures and start dates The 2018-19 Budget measures and start dates are now available.
7 May 2018 Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) A change to FATCA 2018 calendar year reports means that you may need to change your TIN default data element to allow alpha characters.
7 May 2018 Single Touch Payroll We've had enquiries from employers who are keen to hear from their digital service provider about Single Touch Payroll. Find out what resources are available to support communications with your users.
4 May 2018 Single Touch Payroll technical committee meeting - 16 May 2018 The agenda and action items update for this meeting are now available.
4 May 2018 Single Touch Payroll technical committee meeting - 18 April 2018 The outcomes of this meeting are now available.
4 May 2018 Digital service provider Architecture Reference Group (DARG) outcomes and issues An updated outcomes and issues register has been published.
3 May 2018 Member contributions statement (MCS) specification draft v10.1.2 Version 10.1.2 of the Draft Member contribution statement (MCS) specification is now available. Feedback can be provided by 5.00pm AEST 16 May 2018.
2 May 2018 Digital service provider Architecture Reference Group (DARG) meeting #4 - 19 April 2018 The outcomes of this meeting are now available.