Specifications

A final Private health insurance report version 3.0.2 electronic reporting specification (ERS) and a final Private health insurance statement specification version have now been published.
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A FINAL version of the Business transactions made through payment systems (BTTPS) v1.0.3specification is now available. Due to the changes being minor and informational, only a clean version has been published.
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This specification is to be used when developing software for the printing of Employee share scheme (ESS) statement - employee summaries, commencing 2009–10 financial year.
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For myTax this year we are introducing an alert, as part of the tax calculation/estimate, for all individuals with Division 293 income greater than or equal to $225,750, advising them that they may/will be subject to additional tax on concessional contributions (Division 293).
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Our latest small business benchmarks data is available for use in your products.
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Attached below are the 2017 ELS software specifications, each version is contained in a zip file.
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The Electronic funds transfer (EFT) code validation specification and test scenario allows for the enhancement of software products by incorporating official ATO EFT code validation rules.
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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:
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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.
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This specification is current at the latest date shown in the 'Summary of changes' but it may be amended at any time without prior notice. Only those persons and companies who have been sent copies by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will be notified of changes.
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