Draft Employee share scheme (ESS) annual report specification v2.0.1

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A draft version of the Employee share scheme (ESS) annual report v2.0.1 specification is now available.

This specification is to be used in the development of software for the electronic lodgment of the Employee share scheme (ESS) annual report for the 2016 to 2019 financial years.

Changes in this version of the specification:

  • Acronyms table has been updated
  • Introduction section has been updated to be able to lodge from 2016 to 2019
  • AUSkey changed to myGovID and RAM
  • Update references for SIPO to DPO throughout the specification
  • DPO contact details have been changed

A detailed list of all changes can be found in the section Changes to this version of the specification.

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 by 5.00pm AEDT (11 January 2021).

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