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  • System maintenance

    Weekly system maintenance

    ATO online systems may be impacted in part or in full for scheduled weekly maintenance at the following times.

    Weekly systems release; start and finish times

    Start time

    End time

    Tuesday 11.30pm AEST

    Wednesday 7.00am AEST

    Thursday 11.30pm AEST

    Friday 7.00am AEST

    Saturday 11.30pm AEST

    Sunday 7.00am AEST

    Systems maintenance

    ATO online systems may be impacted in part or in full at the following times.

    Systems maintenance; start and finish times

    Start time

    End time

    Maintenance type

    Saturday 1 August 2020 10.00pm AEST

    Sunday 2 August 2020 10.00am AEST

    Monthly maintenance

    Saturday 5 September 2020 10.00pm AEST

    Sunday 6 September 2020 10.00am AEST

    Monthly maintenance

    Friday 25 September 2020 11.30pm AEST

    Monday 28 September 2020 7.00am AEST

    Quarterly system release

    Saturday 3 October 2020 9.00pm AEST

    Sunday 4 October 2020 10.00am AEDT

    Monthly maintenance

    Saturday 7 November 2020 10.00pm AEDT

    Sunday 8 November 2020 10.00am AEDT

    Monthly maintenance

    Saturday 14 November 2020 6.00am AEDT

    Sunday 15 November 2020 11.00pm AEDT

    System maintenance

    Friday 4 December 2020 11.30pm AEDT

    Monday 7 December 2020 7.00am AEDT

    Quarterly system release

    Saturday 12 December 2020 10.00pm AEDT

    Sunday 13 December 2020 10.00am AEDT

    Monthly maintenance

    Saturday 1 May 2021 6.00am AEST

    Sunday 2 May 2021 11.00pm AEST

    System maintenance

    ATO online systems

    List of ATO online systems:

    • ato.gov.au
    • ATO app (some features)
    • ATO Online services for agents
    • ATO Online services for Individuals and Sole Traders
    • ATO Online services for non-residents
    • ATO Online services simulator
    • AUSid
    • Australian Business Register
    • Business Portal
    • Bulk Data Exchange
    • Data Transfer Facility
    • Departing Australia Superannuation Payment
    • EmployerTick
    • Progress of Return
    • Practitioner lodgment service
    • Single Touch Payroll
    • Small Business Superannuation Clearing House
    • Standard Business Reporting
    • SuperTick

    See also:

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    Troubleshooting, Technical help and Performance Dashboards

    Troubleshooting – if you are experiencing a system issue or error message.

    Technical HelpdeskExternal Link – assistance with technical log-on, connection, firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) issues.

    Online services for agents dashboardExternal Link – availability and performance of Online services for agents.

    Practitioner lodgment service dashboardExternal Link – availability and performance of the practitioner lodgment service.

    Superannuation dashboardExternal Link – availability and performance of superannuation enabling service.

    Business portal dashboardExternal Link – availability and performance of the online business service portal.

    Staying informed

    Subscribe to email updates to be alerted when this page is updated.

    Subscribe to Tax professionals alerts to receive email or SMS notification for unplanned Online services for agents or PLS maintenance windows and functionality issues.

    Follow us on FacebookExternal Link or TwitterExternal Link – for updates and reminders of major system maintenance.

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    Last modified: 29 Jun 2020QC 40990