Specifications

The accepted specifications and versions for the 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 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: 18 Jun 2019

The final Petroleum resource rent tax (PRRT) specification version 2.0.0 is now available.

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

Current from: 14 Jun 2019

The Electronic funds transfer (EFT) code validation specification and test scenario allows for the enhancement of software products by incorporating official ATO EFT code validation rules.

The receipt of a valid code by the ATO should...

Current from: 14 Jun 2019

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 Jun 2019

The Final Private health insurance report version 3.0.1 electronic reporting specification (ERS) and the Final Private health insurance statement specification version, commencing from 1 July 2019 (Statement Specification) have been published.

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Current from: 27 May 2019

The final electronic reporting specification version 1.2.0 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 of the...

Current from: 1 May 2019

Our latest small business benchmarks data is now available for use in your products....

Current from: 1 Mar 2019

The Taxable payments annual report (TPAR) version 2.0.1 is now available as FINAL.

These specifications should be used by developers to create software for the electronic lodgment of the Taxable payments annual report for the...

Current from: 26 Feb 2019

The Transfers of shares and units (Market Participants) report (TSUMP.0002) XML v2.1 has been released as final.

This final XML package is to be used in the development of software for the electronic lodgment of the Transfers of shares and units...

Current from: 26 Feb 2019

A new final electronic reporting specification version 2.0.0 of the Transfers of Shares and Units (Listed Entities) has been released.

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

Current from: 7 Feb 2019

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