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  • Basic myGovID restrictions

    If you're unable to achieve a Standard or Strong myGovID, you can use a Basic myGovID to access Online services for business and Online services for agents.

    With a Basic myGovID, you cannot:

    • be authorised as an authorisation administrator, machine credential administrator or authorised user in RAM
    • use RAM to link a business, authorise others, manage authorisations or machine credentials
    • access the Australian Business Register or Access Manager
    • lodge a form that has a financial impact on the business
    • complete activities that carry a higher risk within Online services for business or Online services for agents. You can check these restrictions below.

    Online services for business restrictions

    When using the Online services for business with a Basic myGovID you won't have access to the following common activities:

    • view, add or update financial institution details
    • view a statement of account
    • add or update tax roles
    • add, update or cancel registration details
    • access another user's mail
    • access business appointments and permissions enabled through cross entity authorisations (XEA).

    Online services for agents restrictions

    When using Online services for agents with a Basic myGovID, you won't have access to the following common activities:

    • add, update or cancel client details
    • add, update or cancel registration details
    • bulk download client lists
    • add or update financial institution details
    • add or update tax roles
    • submit payment plans
    • update practice default communication details
    • lodge a tax file number (TFN) declarations
    • lodge return not necessary (RNN) or further return not necessary (FRNN)
    • view or submit JobKeeper registrations.
    Last modified: 31 Aug 2021QC 66706