Guides and instructions

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

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: 6 Apr 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

This document is provided to digital service providers for the purpose of obtaining and understanding the format and algorithm of the Australian business number (ABN).

Highlights of the service are:

  • The automatic validation of ABN...
Current from: 14 Nov 2017

From 19 May 2017, the corporate tax rate for small business entities that carry on a business and have an aggregated turnover of less than $10 million was reduced to 27.5% for the 2016-17 income year.

As a result, the maximum franking credit...

Current from: 3 Oct 2017

Bulk data exchange (BDE) error and warning codes and messages

Reports included:

  • Payment summary annual report (PSAR)
  • Taxable payment annual report (TPAR)
  • Annual investment income report (AIIR)...
Current from: 17 Aug 2017