Specifications

Intergovernmental FATCA XML Schema
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The accepted specifications and versions for the 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 financial years. You will be required to use these if you are developing software to lodge electronically. A list of validation tools has also been included.
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A FINAL version of the Transaction of shares and units (Listed Entities) report specification V2.0.1 is now available.
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A FINAL version of the Taxable payments annual reports (TPAR) v2.0.2 specification is now available.
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A FINAL version of the Business transactions made through payment systems (BTTPS) v1.0.2 specification is now available.
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This page contains information and artefacts for web services that enable reporters to lodge bulk XML files via the ATO portals/bulk file transfer facility. Bulk XML BDE Implementation Guide
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This specification is to be used in the development of software for the lodgment of electronic versions of the Community Housing Providers report which is reported to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), effective from 1 July 2021.
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Our latest small business benchmarks data is available for use in your products.
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A FINAL version of the Employee share scheme (ESS) annual report v3.0.1 specification is now available.
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The tax file number (TFN) algorithm is a mathematical formula that tests the validity of numbers quoted as TFNs. Its use in software is recommended as it will minimise TFN errors and may subsequently reduce the need for contact between your organisation or your clients and the ATO.
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