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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 AEDT

    Wednesday 7.00am AEDT

    Thursday 11.30pm AEDT

    Friday 7.00am AEDT

    Saturday 11.30pm AEDT

    Sunday 7.00am AEDT

    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 16 October 2021 10.00pm AEDT

    Sunday 17 October 2021 12.00 noon AEDT

    All Standard Business Reporting (SBR) including the practitioner lodgment service will be unavailable. All other systems will be available.

    Saturday 6 November 2021 10.00pm AEDT

    Sunday 7 November 2021 10.00am AEDT

    Monthly maintenance

    Saturday 13 November 2021 6.00pm AEDT

    Monday 15 November 2021 6.00am AEDT

    System maintenance

    Friday 3 December 2021 11.30pm AEDT

    Monday 6 December 2021 7.00am AEDT

    Quarterly system release – Full or limited functionality may be returned earlier if the Quarterly Release is proceeding ahead of schedule

    Saturday 11 December 2021 10.00pm AEDT

    Sunday 12 December 2021 10.00am AEDT

    Monthly maintenance

    Friday 24 December 2021 11.30pm AEDT

    Tuesday 4 January 2022 7.00am AEDT

    System maintenance

    Friday 11 March 2022 11.30pm AEDT

    Monday 14 March 2022 7.00am AEDT

    Quarterly system release – Full or limited functionality may be returned earlier if the Quarterly Release is proceeding ahead of schedule

    Friday 17 June 2022 11.30pm AEST

    Monday 20 June 2022 7.00am AEST

    Quarterly system release – Full or limited functionality may be returned earlier if the Quarterly Release is proceeding ahead of schedule

    ATO online systems

    List of ATO online systems:

    • Access Manager
    • ato.gov.au
    • ATO app (some features)
    • ATO Online services for agents
    • ATO Online services for business
    • 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.

    Online services for business dashboardExternal Link – availability and performance of online services for business.

    Staying informed

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

    Subscribe to tax professionals alerts to receive email 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: 11 Oct 2021QC 40990