Guides and instructions

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. Find out more:
Last modified date: 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:
Last modified date: 20 May 2020
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.
Last modified date: 20 May 2020
This guide provides information to assist investment bodies complete and supply the Private health insurance report (PHIR) specification v3.0.1.
Last modified date: 16 Apr 2019
This guide provides information to assist reporters complete and supply the Employee Share Scheme (ESS) annual report.
Last modified date: 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.
Last modified date: 04 Apr 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 digital economy.
Last modified date: 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:
Last modified date: 24 Sep 2018
This guide provides information to assist in validating Payment Reference Numbers (PRN) for Australian Taxation Office payments.
Last modified date: 01 Aug 2018
The Single Touch Payroll: DSP guide to navigating the SBR technical artefacts has been developed through consultation with the Single Touch Payroll document navigation focus group.
Last modified date: 20 May 2020