Revision of 2013-14 and 2014-15 Electronic reporting specifications summary from Wed, 2015-09-02 12:15

Original Published Date: 

30/09/2013 - 12:30pm

Status: 

  • Current

Tax Category: 

  • Payroll
  • Business accounting
  • Superannuation
  • Investment bodies
  • Channels

Resource Type: 

  • Specifications

Description: 

The accepted specifications and versions for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 financial years. You will be required to use these if you are developing software to lodge electronically. A list of vailidation tools has also been included.

For payroll software developers

Specification Version for 2013-14 Version for 2014-15 Electronic channel
Electronic activity statement (eAS) for electronic commerce interface (ECI) 2.13 2.13 ECI, SBR
Employee share scheme (ESS) annual report 1.0.1 1.0.1 ECI
Employee share scheme (ESS) self print payment summary 1.0 1.0  
Pay as you go withholding (PAYGW) payment summary annual report (PSAR) 9.0, 10.0, 10.1.0, 11.0.0, 11.0.1 9.0, 10.0, 10.1.0, 11.0.0, 11.0.1 ECI, SBR, BDE
Pay as you go withholding (PAYGW) self print payment summary 5.1.1, 5.2.0, 5.2.1 5.1.1, 5.2.0, 5.2.1, 5.2.2  
Pay as you go withholding (PAYGW) interest, dividend and royalty payments paid to non residents annual report 1.2 2.0.0 ECI
Pay as you go withholding (PAYGW) payments to foreign residents annual report 1.0 1.0.1 ECI, SBR
Pay as you go withholding (PAYGW) where Australian business number (ABN) not quoted 1.2.1 1.2.2 ECI, SBR
Tax file number (TFN) declaration 2.2.1 2.3.0 ECI, SBR, BDE
Tax file number (TFN) declaration self print 1.0 1.1.0  
Taxable payments annual reports (TPAR) 1.0, 1.0.1 1.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2 BDE, SBR

For tax preparation software developers

Specification Version for 2013-14 Version for 2014-15 Electronic channel
Document interchange system (DIS) 11.28 11.28 ELS
ELS software service specifications 2014 2015 ELS, SBR
Employee share scheme (ESS) annual report 1.0.1 1.0.1 ECI
Employee share scheme (ESS) self print payment summary 1.0 1.0  
Pre-filling report - importing data into Tax Agent software 1.0 1.5 ELS
Private health insurance report 2.1.0 3.0.0  

For superannuation software developers

Specification Version for 2013-14 Version for 2014-15 Version for 2015-16 Electronic channel
Assessment variation advice (AVA) statement 9.0 9.0   ECI
Departing Australia superannuation payments (DASP) annual report 1.0 1.0   ECI
Electronic funds transfer (EFT) code validation and test scenario 2.0.0 2.0.0    
Electronic portability form (EPF) message implementation guide (MIG) 1.1.0 1.1.0   BDE
Lost members statement (LMS) 6.0.0 6.0.0   ECI
Member contributions statement (MCS) 10.0.0 10.1.0   ECI, BDE
Member exit statement (MES) 5.0 5.0 5.1.0 ECI
Outcome of lodgment report (OoLR) 5.2.1 5.2.1   ECI
Outcome of lodgment report (OoLR) error manual 19.1.0 20.0.0   ECI
Payment variation advice (PVA) statement 3.2.0 3.2.1   ECI
Remittance advice and recovery notice (RARN) 4.0.0 4.1.0   ECI
Superannuation guarantee calculator 1.2.1     ECI
Superannuation matching report 4.0 4.0.1   ECI
Superannuation matching request 4.0 4.0.1   ECI
Superannuation member tax file number (TFN) notification 1.2.2 1.2.2   ECI
Superannuation provider assessment data (SPAD) file 8.1 8.1.1   ECI
SuperSeeker Portability Form -     ECI
Temporary resident notification (TRN) 1.2.0 1.2.1   ECI
Unclaimed superannuation money (USM) statement 5.0.2 5.0.3   ECI
Departing Australia superannuation payments (DASP) annual report 1.0.0 1.0.0   ECI

For first home saver accounts (FHSA) software developers

Specification Version for 2013-14 Version for 2014-15 Version for 2015-16 Electronic channel
First home saver accounts (FHSA) 1.0 1.0.1 1.0.2 ECI
Remittance Advice and Recovery Notice (RARN) 4.0.0 4.1.0   ECI
Payment Variation Advice (PVA) statement 3.2.0 3.2.1   ECI
First home saver accounts (FHSA) payment variation advice (FHSAPVA) statement 1.0.0 1.0.1   ECI
Outcome of lodgment report (OoLR) 5.2.1 5.2.1   ECI

For business software developers

Specification Version for 2013-14 Version for 2014-15 Electronic channel
Electronic activity statement (eAS) for electronic commerce interface (ECI) 2.13 2.13 ECI, SBR
Taxable payments annual reports (TPAR) self print 1.0 1.0  
Taxable payments annual reports (TPAR) specification 1.0, 1.0.1 1.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2 BDE
Petroleum rent resource tax (PRRT) electronic reporting 1.0.0 2.0.0 BDE
Private health insurance report 2.1.0 3.0.0  

For investment bodies software developers

Specification Version for 2013-14 Version for 2014-15 Electronic channel
Annual investment income report (AIIR) 10.0.0 10.0.1 BDE
Annual investment income report (AIIR) PC spreadsheet specification final 4.0.0 4.0.0 BDE
Annual investment income report (AIIR) report spreadsheet template 4.0.0 4.0.0 BDE
Quarterly tax file number (QTFN) and Australian business number (ABN) report 6.1 6.1 BDE
Quarterly tax file number (QTFN) and Australian business number (ABN) report magnetic media specification for PC systems 1.1 1.1  
Quarterly tax file number (QTFN) and Australian business number (ABN) report on paper 2.2 2.2  

Validation tools

Standard Business Reporting (SBR)

SBR is an Australian government initiative designed to reduce the reporting burden for businesses in Australia. For more information refer to the list of SBR enabled reports and the software developers kit

Bulk data exchange (BDE) – file transfer facility

Online lodgment services will be offered to businesses and intermediaries through the ATO's portals using AUSkey and the File transfer facility for a range of existing and new reports and forms using the same file formats as the ECI.

Electronic commerce interface (ECI)

The ECI Client software is an application that allows businesses with an Australian Business Number (ABN) to communicate with the ATO electronically. AUSkey is a single key that identifies you, or your nominated representatives of your business when engaging online to government agencies.

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