Specifications

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...
Current from: 15 Aug 2019
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. Payroll Tax...
Current from: 23 Jul 2019
A final electronic reporting specification Annual investment income report (AIIR) PC spreadsheet format version 6.0.0 has been released. Tracked and clean versions of the final specifications have been published for your information. This specification...
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 Transfers of...
Current from: 1 May 2019
A new Final electronic reporting specification (ERS) Annual investment income report (AIIR) version 12.0.0 has been released. A tracked and clean version has been published for your information. Investor Directed Portfolio Services are required to report...
Current from: 23 Apr 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 (Market...
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 Transfers of Shares...
Current from: 7 Feb 2019
This specification is for small investment bodies using paper forms to report investor information.
Current from: 25 Sep 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 This document provides information to assist digital service...
Current from: 22 Aug 2018
The FINAL Quarterly tax file number (QTFN) and Australian business number (ABN) report version 6.2.1 has been published. Clean and tracked versions have been provided for your information. The changes are informational only and to update the: ‘Extension...
Current from: 22 Aug 2018

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