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

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17 September 2018 Single Touch Payroll Through the new annual agreement, employers may now authorise their registered agent to act on their behalf for STP lodgment.
14 September 2018 Single Touch Payroll - PLS services to support STP We are seeking expressions of interest from digital service providers to be involved in a consultation group that explores a range of concepts that could make STP data of individuals available for tax agents within their software.
14 September 2018 ATO DSP partnership event - services for tax practitioners 25 and 26 September 2018 The agendas for the upcoming Services for Tax Practitioners event have been updated to include venue details and changes to presenter names.
14 September 2018 Single Touch Payroll technical committee meeting - 22 August 2018 The outcomes from this meeting are now available.
14 September 2018 Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) We have made an important update about Trustee documented trust (TDT) reporting for FATCA.
13 September 2018 2019 Change advices Further Tax Time 2019 change advices are now available.  You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view controlled information.
12 September 2018 Known outages Due to the deployment of critical fixes and upgrades, SBR1 EVTE services will be unavailable on Thursday 20 September from 7.30 am until 7.30pm AEST. SBR2 EVTE Cloud services will be unavailable from Thursday 20 September 7.30am AEST to Friday 21 September 7.30am AEST.
12 September 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.
10 September 2018 Online services for DSPs We are currently in private beta testing with a number of DSPs to develop our Online services for Digital service providers (DSPs).  Learn more about this service and how it will help you.
7 September 2018 Known incidents and lists - 2018 The latest SBR core and ebMS3 services incident list is now available for download.
7 September 2018 STP readiness update - 29 August 2018 The notes from the STP readiness update held on 29 August 2018 and a recording of the webinar are now available.
7 September 2018 Single Touch Payroll Around 40,000 employers are now reporting through STP. Those employers who are yet to start and are not covered by a deferral will be contacted by us. Find out what we will be telling your users.
6 September Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting - 11 September 2018 The agenda for the PLS working group meeting on 11 September is now available.
6 September 2018 ATO DSP partnership event - services for tax practitioners 25 and 26 September 2018 The agendas for the two day Services for tax practitioner event to be held on 25 and 26 September are now available.
6 September 2018 Digital service provider Architecture Reference Group (DARG) meeting #8 - 16 August 2018 Outcomes are now available for the DSP Architecture Reference Group (DARG) meeting of 16 August 2018.
5 September 2018 2019 Change advices Further Tax Time 2019 change advices are now available. You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view controlled information.
5 September 2018 Digital identity working group meeting - 7 August The outcomes from this meeting are available.
5 September 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.
5 September 2018 Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting - 28 August 2018 The key messages and updated action items from the PLS working group meeting held on 28 August 2018 are now available.
4 September 2018 2018 Change advices The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan Base Rate Entities) Act 2018 received Royal Assent on 31 August 2018. An updated version of CA2018-034 Enterprise Tax Plan - Reducing the company tax rate 2018 is now available.
27 August 2018 Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting - 28 August 2018 A presentation describing the new IITR profile service for the real time analytics agenda item is now available.
27 August 2018 STP readiness update - 29 August 2018 We have rescheduled the next STP readiness update to Wednesday 29 August 2018 from 11.30am to 12.00pm AEST. We apologise for any inconvenience.
23 August 2018 Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting - 14 August 2018 The key messages and action items from this meeting are now available.
22 August 2018 Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting - 28 August 2018 The agenda for the PLS working group to be held on 28 August is now available.
22 August 2018 2019 Change advices Further Tax Time 2019 change advices are now available. You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view controlled information.
22 August 2018 Bulk Data Exchange common information artefacts A document listing frequently asked questions about using the Bulk Business Document Message (BBDM) wrapper is now available.
22 August 2018 Software services The third release of value-add services are now available.
17 August 2018 Quarterly tax file number (QTFN) and Australian business number (ABN) report specification v6.2.1 The final Quarterly tax file number (QTFN) and Australian business number (ABN) report specification v6.2.1 has been published to advise of informational updates.
17 August 2018 Pay as you go (PAYG) withholding interest, dividend and royalty payments paid to non-residents annual report specification v2.0.3 and test scenario The final PAYG withholding from interest dividend and royalty payments paid to non-residents v2.0.3 has been published to advise informational updates.
17 August 2018 Quarterly tax file number (QTFN) and Australian business number (ABN) reports PC spreadsheet v1.2.1 The final Quarterly tax file number (QTFN) and Australian business number (ABN) reports PC Spreadsheet format version 1.2.1 has been published to advise  of informational updates.
15 August 2018 eCommerce Schedules and Scope The latest version of the Tax Time 2018 eFix deployment summary is now available. Find out what is included in the EVTE deployment scheduled for 16 August 2018.
15 August 2018 Single Touch Payroll Troubleshooting information is available if you or your users experience issues with lodging STP reports.
15 August 2018 Single Touch Payroll readiness update webinars Check out the new Single Touch Payroll readiness update webinars page to find out when the next webinar will be held, topics to be covered and how you can participate.