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Thank you to everyone who completed our biannual digital service provider (DSP) survey in October.

This time we tailored the questions to help us get a better understanding of how DSPs interact with us. With a 350% increase in survey...

Updated: 12/11/2019

Following the passing of legislation to support the implementation of e-invoicing in Australia, our submission to OpenPEPPOL has been accepted. We are now a...

Updated: 04/11/2019

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

The security standard applies...

Updated: 24/10/2019

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...

Updated: 23/10/2019

Draft version 3 of the Rollover Message Implementation Guide (MIG) and associated technical documents are now available for industry review. The updates include the change of implementation...

Updated: 22/10/2019

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...

Updated: 15/10/2019

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...
Updated: 15/10/2019

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...

Updated: 03/10/2019

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...

Updated: 26/09/2019

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