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  • Businesses

    Our online services are quick, easy, tailored, and secure and allow you to manage your business reporting and transactions at a time that is convenient for you.

    If you use a registered tax or BAS agent for your taxation and superannuation matters, you can still access our online services.

    Registering for online services

    To use our online services you'll need an Australian business number (ABN)External Link and a secure online identification such as:

    From March 2020 myGovID and RAM will replace AUSkey and Manage ABN connections. If you have an iPhone 6 or above, you can now use myGovID and RAM to access the Business Portal (Android coming soon).

    To prepare for the change, ensure your ABN details are up-to-date in the Australian Business RegisterExternal Link.

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    Choose the online service that is best for you

    How you engage with us online will depend on:

    • your business needs
    • the services you are required to access
    • the software you use to manage your business.

    You can do most of your business reporting and transactions with us online using:

    There are more online services you can access as a sole trader through myGov.

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    Business Portal

    The Business Portal is the main tool for businesses to engage with us online. You can use the Business Portal to:

    • prepare, lodge and revise activity statements
    • manage your accounts and update your business registration details
    • view your reports for Single Touch Payroll
    • register for goods and services tax (GST) and pay as you go (PAYG) withholding
    • test and lodge files and reports
    • lodge online forms
    • request a ruling or lodge an objection
    • send and receive mail through a secure mailbox
    • access the Small Business Superannuation Clearing House.

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    Standard Business Reporting

    You can prepare and lodge reports to us directly from your SBR-enabled business accounting software. If you are:

    • using SBR-enabled online (cloud) software, you don't need an AUSkey
    • not using SBR-enabled online (cloud) software, you must have an AUSkey or use Manage ABN Connections.

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    Small Business Superannuation Clearing House

    If you are a business with 19 or fewer employees, or with an annual aggregated turnover of less than $10 million, you can register for the Small Business Superannuation Clearing House (SBSCH). It's a free online super payments service that lets you pay your super contributions in one transaction.

    The SBSCH is accessed through a link in the Business Portal. Standard users (Standard AUSkey holders or connected myGov users with standard access) require authorisation to be set through Access Manager before they can access the SBSCH.

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    Last modified: 21 Aug 2019QC 40955