Specifications

Attached below are recently issued ELS software specifications, each version is contained in a zip file. Previously issued ELS software specifications are available by viewing All Versions. ELS...
Current from: 26 Jul 2017
The Business transactions made through payment systems (BTTPS) version 1.0.0 is now available as FINAL. This specification is to be used in the development of software for the lodgment of electronic...
Current from: 12 Jul 2017
A Draft version of the Employee share scheme (ESS) annual report v3.0.0 specification is now available. This specification is to be used in the development of software for the electronic lodgment of...
Current from: 12 May 2017
The 2017 pre-filling report introduces new data and improvements to data display to make it easier to identify the reporting source. This report is used by tax agents to assist them in...
Current from: 10 May 2017
This page has been established to provide early advice to software developers for the sole purpose of software development. Information contained on this pages should be viewed in relation to the...
Current from: 3 May 2017
The FINAL Private health insurance report version 3.0.0 electronic reporting specification has been published to the Software developers website. The final version 3.0.0 of the specification will...
Current from: 6 Apr 2017
Current from: 4 Apr 2017
Specifications can be found in the ATO developer tools area of SBR website. Other information for software developers is also available. This includes detailed information about the SBR program as...
Current from: 21 Mar 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...
Current from: 24 Feb 2017
This document is provided to software developers for the purpose of obtaining and understanding the format and algorithm of the Australian business number (ABN). Highlights of the service are:...
Current from: 23 Feb 2017

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