Guides and instructions

A ban on electronic sales suppression tools (ESSTs) was part of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Black Economy Taskforce Measures no.1) Bill 2018, which received royal assent on 3 October 2018. The law makes it a criminal offence to possess, produce,...

Current from: 11 Oct 2018

This guide provides information to assist in development of the Transfers of shares and units (Market Participants) report.

It has been prepared for suppliers, reporters, digital service providers and other interested parties and...

Current from: 8 Oct 2018

This guide provides information to assist in development of the Transfers of shares and units (listed entities) report.

It has been prepared for suppliers, reporters, digital service providers and other interested parties and contains...

Current from: 4 Oct 2018

The Private health insurance report (PHIR) validation script can be run against a private health insurance (PHI) file to search for instances where:

  1. an Individual Identity record doesn’t have an...
Current from: 24 Sep 2018

Schedules and other documentation for eCommerce are provided below.

Digital service providers should take care to note the currency dates of documents.

Current from: 15 Aug 2018

This guide provides information to assist in validating Payment Reference Numbers (PRN) for Australian Taxation Office payments.

We receive over 20 million payments annually. Of these, approximately 10% of payments require correction due to...

Current from: 1 Aug 2018

Intergovernmental FATCA XML Schema

The IRS has finalised the format for automatically exchanging FATCA data with IGA jurisdictions. The Intergovernmental FATCA XML Schema v2.0 is effective from 1 January 2017 and must be used...

Current from: 28 Jun 2018

The Single Touch Payroll: DSP guide to navigating the SBR technical artefacts has been developed through consultation with the Single Touch Payroll document navigation focus group...

Current from: 30 May 2018

The Budget 2018-19 was released on Tuesday 8 May 2018.

The measures announced as part of the Budget 2018-19 are subject to receiving royal assent and are therefore not yet law.

While we provide input on...

Current from: 21 May 2018

The Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) (PDF, 1.90MB) was released on 18 December 2017.

A summary of the measures affecting digital service...

Current from: 23 Jan 2018

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