Guides and Instructions

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

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...

Current from: 30 May 2018
Current from: 26 May 2017

This guide will help employers work out how much of the super contributions made for employees are reportable employer super contributions and how to keep appropriate records of those contribution.

Current from: 24 Feb 2017

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: 24 Feb 2017

The Item A3 calculator allows users to calculate the correct amounts for the A3 labels on the individual tax return. This will ensure they receive the correct amount of government super co-contribution.

The A3 calculation is based on information...

Current from: 22 Feb 2017

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