Guides and Instructions

The Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) was released on 16 December 2020. A summary of the measures affecting digital service providers is provided on this page for use in developing software.

While the ATO sometimes provides input on...

Current from: 3 Feb 2020

The WRE schedule for individual tax returns (also known as Schedule W) will be disabled and not accepted in Tax Time 2020 or later returns.

Summary of changes

With the successful deployment of the Deduction schedule at Tax Time 2019,...

Current from: 31 Jan 2020

Schedules and other documentation for eCommerce are provided below.

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

Current from: 28 Nov 2019

SBR file library

Current from: 11 Nov 2019

General file library

Current from: 11 Nov 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: 26 Sep 2019
Current from: 2 Sep 2019

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...

Current from: 15 Aug 2019

The Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) was released on 18 December 2017.

A summary of the measures affecting digital service providers is provided on this page for use in developing software.

While the ATO sometimes provides...

Current from: 16 Jul 2019

Obtaining a signed paper client declaration may not always be convenient or timely, so clients can choose to provide this declaration electronically, via email or by fax. However, there are some important requirements that need to be met.

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Current from: 14 Jun 2019

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