Guides and Instructions

The Budget 2019–20 was released on Tuesday 2 April 2019.

The measures announced as part of the Budget 2019-20 are subject to receiving royal assent and are therefore not yet law.

While we provide input...

Current from: 21 May 2019

To help guide you through the Individual Income Tax Return (IITR) 2019 product verification testing (PVT) process we have developed the IITR 2019 PVT scenarios and hotspot guide, and a diagram representing the IITR 2019 PVT process.

It’s now...

Current from: 14 May 2019

This guide provides information to assist investment bodies complete and supply the Private health insurance report (PHIR) specification v3.0.1.

Current from: 16 Apr 2019

This guide provides information to assist reporters complete and supply the Employee Share Scheme (ESS) annual report.

It has been prepared for ESS suppliers, reporters, digital service providers and other interested parties and...

Current from: 15 Apr 2019

Practitioner lodgment service (PLS) deferrals for lodgment and payment can be requested where PLS issues prevent tax practitioners from lodging on time.

When to use this process

Digital service providers can request a...

Current from: 4 Apr 2019

Schedules and other documentation for eCommerce are provided below.

Digital service providers should take care to note the currency dates of documents.

Current from: 20 Mar 2019

We are seeking your feedback on the updated Digital service provider (DSP) Operational Framework Requirements.

The DSP Operational Framework (the Framework) addresses the shared risks presented by the growth of our digital services across the...

Current from: 19 Nov 2018

The Private health insurance report (PHIR) validation script can be run against a private health insurance (PHI) file to search for instances where:

  1. an Individual Identity record doesn’t have an...
Current from: 24 Sep 2018

This guide provides information to assist in validating Payment Reference Numbers (PRN) for Australian Taxation Office payments.

We receive over 20 million payments annually. Of these, approximately 10% of payments require correction due to...

Current from: 1 Aug 2018

This approved form is effective for reporting periods starting on or after 1 July 2016. You may use this report for audits completed for earlier periods – however, you must take care to comply with the auditing standards and legislation that applied to...

Current from: 4 Jul 2018