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Our people are covering a range of topics at the upcoming Australian Business Software Industry Association ABSIA conference in Sydney on 24 October 2019, including on the uses of tax data and data security, STP and e-invoicing.

This year’s...

Current from: 22 Oct 2019

To help us understand what we’re doing well and where we can improve our services, the ATO’s Client Community Confidence survey is now available for you to complete.

Our annual Client Community Confidence survey measures and tracks client...

Current from: 15 Oct 2019

Upcoming changes to the Software Developers website over the next few months are a stepping stone towards the creation of our new digital platform for digital service providers – where you’ll be able to:

  • access support
  • find...
Current from: 15 Oct 2019

If you have tax and super software enquiries and need phone support, call the SBR Service Desk on 1300 488 231.

From mid-October, the DPO phone line (1300 139 052) will be switched off.

This transition is part of our work...

Current from: 3 Oct 2019

We have updated the tax file number (TFN) algorithm fact sheet due to the introduction of new ATO digital services such as STP Payroll Event (PAYEVNT) that only accept valid TFNs.

If your software used the TFN algorithm in the past, it had to...

Current from: 26 Sep 2019

The Australian Business Software Industry Association (ABSIA) has released a new Security Standard for Add-on Marketplaces (SSAM).

The security standard applies...

Current from: 17 Sep 2019

Following a recent private beta release, now all digital service providers (DSPs) can test the new Machine to Machine (M2M) authentication solution open in the external vendor testing environment (EVTE) for SBR2 services. It is important you test early...

Current from: 4 Sep 2019

ShareFile™ provider, Citrix, is upgrading the service to ensure it meets compliance requirements. This means the current Citrix ShareFile Transport Layer Security (TLS) v1.0 and v1.1 will be disabled and no longer work for users accessing SBR ShareFile...

Current from: 27 Aug 2019

The deployment of the new SBR EVTE3 test.signing.sbr.gov.au certificate will now happen between 11.00pm AEST on Tuesday 20 August and 7.00am AEST on Wednesday 21 August.

This is due to the certificate being unable to be deployed at the original...

Current from: 16 Aug 2019

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