Specifications

The accepted specifications and versions for the 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 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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Current from: 16 Jul 2018

The electronic reporting specification version (1.0.2) of the Transfers of Shares and Units (Listed Entities) has been updated due to minor informational changes.

This specification is to be used in the development of software...

Current from: 4 Jul 2018

The document below contains the key Small Business Benchmark ratios for 2017-18 refresh which was based on the 2016 financial year.

By integrating the benchmark data in your products, you will be able to:

  • access the largest and most...
Current from: 3 Jul 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 final Petroleum resource rent tax (PRRT) version 2.0.0 is now available on the software developer’s website.

Issues identified during ATO system testing of version 1.0.0 of the reporting specification have required changes to be made to the...

Current from: 21 Jun 2018

The electronic reporting specification version (1.0.2) of the Real property transfers report (RPTR) has been released as final.

Changes between v1.0.1 and v1.0.2 include:

  • wording change to the Lodgment type field definition...
Current from: 28 May 2018

The final electronic reporting specification version (1.1.0) of the Transfers of Shares and Units (Market Participants) is now available.

This final specification is to be used in the development of software for the electronic lodgment...

Current from: 28 May 2018

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

The purpose of this document...

Current from: 24 May 2018

This specification is to be used when developing software for the printing of Employee share scheme statement - employee summaries, commencing 2009-10 financial year. The statement summary is used to report Employee share scheme interests information,...

Current from: 14 May 2018

The final electronic reporting specification version (2.0.0) of the Taxable payments annual report has been released. Tracked and clean versions have been published.

This specification is to be used in the development of software for...

Current from: 8 May 2018

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