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13 April 2021 Tax file number (TFN) declaration reporting specifications v4.0.1 A Final Electronic reporting specification tax file number (TFN) declaration reporting version 4.0.1 has been released with minor informational updates only.
13 April 2021 Strategic working group 18 March 2021 The updated key outcomes from the SWG held on 18 March are now available.
13 April 2021 Rollover standard v3.0

The ATO recently announced the extension of the transition period for SuperStream to SMSF rollovers from 31 March 2021 to 30 September 2021.

12 April 2021

SBR transaction performance statistics – 2021

The latest report showing statistics on performance times for forms, reports and schedules lodged through Standard Business Reporting (SBR) is now available.
12 April 2021 Taxable payments annual reports (TPAR) specification v3.0.0 A FINAL version of the Taxable payments annual reports (TPAR) v3.0.0 specification is now available.
9 April 2021

2021 ABSIA webinar week ATO speaker slides

Slides from our leaders’ presentations at the Australian Business Software Industry Association’s (ABSIA) Webinar Week are now available.

9 April 2021 Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting – 13 April 2021

The agenda for this meeting is available.

9 April 2021

Strategic working group 18 March 2021

The key outcomes from the SWG held on 18 March are now available.

8 April 2021

Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting – 30 March 2021

The key outcomes and action item updates from the PLS working group meeting held on 30 March are now available.
7 April 2021 Strategic working group – SBR Metrics SBR metrics for March 2021 are now available.
7 April 2021 Known outages SBR2 EVTE Cloud services will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance at the following times. Start:10.00pm AEST on Wednesday 7 April 2021. End:1.00am AEST on Thursday 8 April 2021.
6 April 2021

2021 Change advices

CA2021-002 Testamentary Trusts has been updated. You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view the documents.
6 April 2021 eCommerce Schedules and Scope The 'Release on a Page' outlining planned releases for financial year 2020-2021 has been updated.
1 April 2021

2021 Tax Time draft forms

A number of updated draft Tax Time 2021 forms are now available. You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view the documents.
1 April 2021 Known outages SBR1 and SBR2 PROD2 Cloud services will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance at the following times. Start: 11:30pm AEDT on Thursday 1 April 2021. End: 7:00am AEDT on Friday 2 April 2021.
31 March 2021

SBR transaction performance statistics – 2021

The latest report showing statistics on performance times for forms, reports and schedules lodged through Standard Business Reporting (SBR) is now available.
29 March 2021 Rollover standard v3.0 Rollover V3 User Guide has been updated with version 4.0.
29 March 2021 Known outages SBR1 EVTE and SBR2 EVTE Cloud services will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance at the following times. Start: 7.00pm AEDT on Wednesday 31 March 2021. End: 7.00am AEDT on Thursday 1 April 2021. 
29 March 2021 2021 Tax Time draft forms The draft 2021 NAT 0656 CTR form has been updated. You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view the document.
26 March 2021

Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting – 30 March 2021

The agenda for this meeting is available.
25 March 2021 Modernising Business Registers Design Working Group – 10 March 2021 Details from the Modernising Business Registers Design Working Group on 10 March 2021 are now available.
25 March 2021 Known outages SBR1 and SBR2 Cloud services will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance at the following times. Start: 11.30pm AEDT on Thursday 25 March 2021. End: 7.00am AEDT on Friday 26 March 2021.
24 March 2021 SBR transaction performance statistics – 2021 The latest report showing statistics on performance times for forms, reports and schedules lodged through Standard Business Reporting (SBR) is now available.
23 March 2021 2021 Change advices CA2021-006 Increase in SMSF membership has been updated. You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view the document.
22 March 2021

Rollover standard v3.0

Rollover V3 Conformance Testing Guide has been updated with version 7.
22 March 2021

Changes to the Income Tax pre-fill service to support JobKeeper from 1 July

Changes are happening to the Income Tax pre-fill service to support JobKeeper from 1 July.
18 March 2021 FBT Rates commencing April 2021

FBT Rates commencing April 2021 are now available.

17 March 2021 SBR transaction performance statistics – 2021 The latest report showing statistics on performance times for forms, reports and schedules lodged through Standard Business Reporting (SBR) is now available.
17 March  2021 Rollover standard v3.0 Minor updates to Schedule 4b and User Guide.
16 March 2021 STP Adjustment Service working group STP parent adjustment page has been added.
16 March 2021

Strategic working group – SBR Metrics

The SBR Metrics February 2021 are now available.
15 March 2021

Draft Taxable payments annual reports (TPAR) specification v3.0.0

A DRAFT version of the Taxable payments annual reports (TPAR) v3.0.0 specification is now available.
15 March 2021 Strategic working group 18 March 2021 The Agenda for the SWG meeting to be held on 18 March is now available.
15 March 2021 2021 Change advices - descriptions An updated change advice for the Tax free small business grants stimulus measure is now available in Controlled Information.
11 March 2021

Upcoming SBR2 changes to duplicate checking

New platform behaviour is being introduced in Standard Business Reporting 2 (SBR2) as part of the 18 June quarter 2 release.

11 March 2021 Known outages SBR2 PROD2 Cloud services will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance at the following times. Start: 11:30pm AEDT on Tuesday 16 March 2021. End: 7:00am AEDT on Wednesday 17 March 2021.
11 March 2021 Known outages SBR2 EVTE Cloud services will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance at the following times. Start: 11.00pm AEDT on Thursday 11 March 2021. End: 7.00am on Friday 12 March 2021.
11 March 2021 Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting - 2 March 2021

The key outcomes and action item updates from the PLS working group meeting held on 2 March are now available.

10 March 2021

Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) focus group - Client Communication

The key outcomes from the CC API & Preferencing meeting held on 5 March are now available.

10 March 2021

SBR transaction performance statistics - 2021

The latest report showing statistics on performance times for forms, reports and schedules lodged through Standard Business Reporting (SBR) is now available.

10 March 2021 Modernising Business Registers Design Working Group - 23 February 2021 Details from the Modernising Business Registers Design Working Group on 23 February 2021 are now available
10 March 2021

2021 Change advices

CA2021-004 Reforming private health insurance has been updated. You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view the document.
9 March 2021

FATCA reporting

FATCA - There are new codes to use when a US TIN is not available.

8 March 2021

Operational Framework Review Focus Group - Requirements & Lifecycle Management

The presentation and outcomes from 24 February 2021 are now available.
8 March 2021

2021 Tax Time draft instructions

A summary of changes has been provided for the Company Tax Return instructions 2021. You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view the document.

3 March 2021 2021 Tax Time draft forms The draft 2021 CTR form is now available in controlled information.
3 March 2021 SBR transaction performance statistics - 2021 The latest report showing statistics on performance times for forms, reports and schedules lodged through Standard Business Reporting (SBR) is now available.
3 March 2021 eCommerce Schedules and Scope The 'Release on a Page' outlining planned releases for financial year 2020-2021 has been updated.
26 February 2021

Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting - 2 March 2021

The agenda for the PLS working group meeting on 2 March 2021 is now available.
26 February 2021 Renew your SBR certificates To ensure continuity of service you may need to install new SBR certificates.
22 February 2021 Peppol e-invoicing: full P2P specifications available now Peppol e-invoicing P2P specifications available.
22 February 2021 2021 Tax Time draft instructions Draft 2021 individuals Tax Time instructions are now available. You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view the documents.
19 February 2021 Known outages SBR2 EVTE Cloud services will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance at the following times. Start: 11.00pm AEDT on Wednesday 24 February 2021. End: 7.00am AEDT on Thursday 25 February 2021.
18 February 2021 Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting - 16 February 2021 The key outcomes and action item updates from the PLS working group meeting held on 16 February are now available.
17 February 2021 Modernising Business Registers Design Working Group - 4 February 2021 Details from the Modernising Business Registers Design Working Group on 4 February 2021 are now available
15 February 2021 Practitioner lodgment service working group meeting - 2 February 2021 The action items and key outcomes from the PLSWG meeting on 2 February are now available.
12 February 2021

2021 Change advices

CA2021-015 Temporary loss carry back has been updated. You must be logged into your account and have been granted access to view the document.
11 February 2021 Transfer Balance Account Report (TBAR) specification v1.1.3 The final Transfer balance account report specification v1.1.3 has been published.
11 February 2021 Strategic working group - SBR Metrics SBR metrics for January 2021 are now available.
10 February 2021 Employee share scheme (ESS) annual report specification v3.1.1 The Employee share scheme (ESS) annual report specification v3.1.1 has been published as final.
10 February 2021 Employee share scheme (ESS) annual report specification v2.0.1 The Employee share scheme annual report specification v2.0.1 has been published as final.
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