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  • Super Communique Monthly Newsletter

    December 2017

    • Update on the future of fund reporting
      • Member Account Transaction Service (MATS)
      • Member Account Attribute Service (MAAS)
    • SuperStream – implementation update
    • Work with us to improve SuperStream
    • TBAR update
    • DASP update
    • Streamlining release authorities
    • No-TFN tax offset – IOP calculator removed
    • Webinars
      • Constitutionally Protected Funds: How to complete MES
      • Transitioning to event-based reporting (MATS)
      • SBSCH webinar recording now available
    • Searchable CRT Alert archive now online
    • Christmas closedown
    • Monthly super remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • Super consultation report

    November 2017

    • Update on the future of fund reporting  
      • Member Account Transaction Service (MATS)
      • Member Account Attribute Service (MAAS)
      • MAAS testing
    • SuperStream - implementation update  
      • USM rollovers
      • Government contributions
      • Response mess
      • Unclaimed Superannuation Money
    • Transfer balance cap reporting update  
      • Updated paper report and instructions
      • Setting up access permissions
      • Notifying a member of a response to a commutation authority - seeking feedback
      • Clarification of PAYG payment
      • Information changes to Transfer Balance Account Reporting specification
    • Fund reporting and family law - splitting non-member spouse amounts
    • Speech to CPA National Congress
    • Removal of the anti-detriment provision
    • Client experience surveys labelled 'suspicious' by email security
    • Binding death nomination - unclaimed super money
    • Incorrect withholding for super payments
    • Lost member reporting for 30 April 2018
    • New ATO Community  
      • Provide feedback
    • ATO Annual Report 2016-2017 released  
      • Highlights
    • Division 293 tax - end benefit notice  
      • Requests to find out if account is in debt
      • If the account is not in debt
      • If the account is in debt
    • Monthly super remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • Super consultation report

    October 2017  

    • Engagement forums popular with industry
    • SuperStream – implementation update    
      • Government USM rollovers
      • Government contributions
      • Error response messaging
      • Where to send your SuperStream enquiries
    • Update on future of fund reporting    
      • Member Account Attribute Service
      • Member Account Transaction Service
      • Register for MATS transitional period to cutover webinar
      • Unclaimed superannuation money
      • USM electronic reporting specification finalised
    • SHA annual statement run
    • Surcharge assessment run – November 2017
    • DASP working holiday makers visa updates    
      • DASP WHM transitional support ceased
      • DASP WHM visa data
    • Transfer balance account report    
      • Transfer balance cap reporting
      • Event based reporting
      • Exclusions from TBAR reporting
      • TBAR and unclaimed super money
    • Modified APV reporting requirement for 30 June 2017 only
    • Super reforms law companion guidelines updated
    • Lost and unclaimed super data released
    • Remember to lodge your USM statements by 31 October
    • Lost Members Register October lodgment
    • Helping funds report unpaid super
    • Monthly super remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • Super consultation report

    September 2017  

    • SuperStream – implementation update    
      • Government USM rollovers
      • Government contributions
      • Error response messaging
      • Industry can soon switch off Rollovers version 1
    • More than 600 attend SuperStream industry engagement forum    
      • Did you take part?
      • Watch the video on demand
    • Update on the future of fund reporting    
      • Transforming superannuation reporting
      • Member Account Attribute Service walkthrough
      • MATS technical documents now available for feedback
      • Unclaimed super money walkthrough
    • Unclaimed super money specification update
    • USM statements October lodgment    
      • How to lodge
      • Amendments
      • Deferral and revocation requests
    • PAYG – payment summary clarification
    • New guidance material on deductions for APRA-regulated funds
    • Transfer balance account reporting readiness notification    
      • What you need to do
    • SuperMatch2 deadline for two-factor member authentication
    • Small Business Superannuation Clearing House – transition project
    • Small Business Superannuation Clearing House testing
    • External data breach – identity crime and the ATO response    
      • What is a data breach?
      • What can occur after a breach?
      • Identity crime and the ATO response
      • Notifying us and what to provide
    • Monthly super remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • Super consultation report

    August 2017

    • SuperStream industry engagement forum
    • Tell us what you think – ATO Online super account name display
    • Large funds and ATO interaction client satisfaction survey coming soon
    • Prepare for more co-contributions recoveries in August
    • Provision of addresses program
    • Super changes survey – How ready are you?
    • SuperTICK1, SuperTICK2 and SuperMatch ECI switch off on 31 August
    • SuperStream – implementation update
    • Incorrect inbound messages
    • Update on the future of fund reporting
    • Starting Transfer Balance Account Reporting
    • Visa validation process for DASP applications
    • Monthly super remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • Super consultation report

    July 2017

    • Summary of recent changes 
    • Commissioner of Taxation National Press Club address 
    • Defined benefit funds – avoid end benefit cap calculations 
    • SuperStream – update on the future of fund reporting 
    • Updates coming for super changes law companion guidelines 
    • Decommissioning the super guarantee legacy system 
    • There's still time to have your say on the design of Single Touch Payroll  
    • Use SuperMatch2 to claim your member's super 
    • Data messages for USM responses 
    • USI account name via the Business Portal 
    • Contributions testing update 
    • Changes ahead for reporting death benefit rollovers and SuperStream deliverables 
    • No-TFN withholding for capped defined benefit income streams 
    • DASP changes for working holiday makers has taken effect 
    • Monthly super remittance and recovery processing schedule 
    • Super consultation report 

    June 2017

    • Release of the ATO systems report
    • Super Services maintenance
    • Withholding changes for income streams providers
    • Notify us by 30 June if you elect to be non-deductible
    • Super changes webinar – register now
    • Electronic payment variation advice (ePVA)
    • Business Portal error message
    • DASP tax rate changes
    • USM payment allocation
    • SuperStream readiness & implementation
    • New SuperStream data rollover transactions
    • Member information eXchange (MiX) is now MAAS and MATS
    • Section 20C notices (former temporary resident)
    • Super Fund Lookup USI effective dates
    • Is your AUSkey still valid?
    • Your news and how to find it
    • Monthly super remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • Super consultation report

    May 2017

    • Reuniting super campaign 
    • Locate members' unclaimed superannuation money using SuperMatch2 
    • Visa information for DASP applications 
    • DASP FAQs and guidance note available 
    • Low income super tax offset (LISTO) guidance note released 
    • Feedback on our services and support page 
    • SuperStream readiness and implementation
    • SuperStream standard schedule documents updated 
    • SBR2 performance enhancements 
    • Decommissioning of SuperMatch ECI and SuperTICK1 and 2 delayed 
    • Updated SuperTICK user guide now available 
    • Super consultation report 
    • Monthly super remittance and recovery processing schedule 

    April 2017

    • Keeping your members up to date on super changes
    • SuperTICK3 now in use
    • SuperMatch2 performance and SuperMatch decommissioning
    • Contributions v2 readiness and testing
    • New SuperStream readiness and implementation page
    • Division 293 tax – End benefit notice
    • DASP changes for working holiday makers
    • Electronic payment variation advice (ePVA)
    • Electronic portability form v2
    • Decommissioning the super guarantee legacy system
    • Monthly super remittance and recovery processing schedule

    March 2017

    • Contribution standard v2.0 – bringing government contributions into SuperStream
    • Surcharge assessment run May 2017
    • USM statements April lodgement
    • SuperStream rollover returns
    • Granting access to AUSkey holders to view your superannuation transactions online
    • Avoiding SuperTICK errors
    • New tax rates for DASP, including working holiday makers
    • Unclaimed superannuation money (USM) data file error
    • Monthly superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedule

    February 2017

    • Provision of updated addresses program
    • Section 20C notices (Former Temporary Resident)
    • Deferral and revocation requests
    • Surcharge assessment run 2017
    • Member information eXchange (MiX) service design
    • Government to business (G2B) rollover version 2 implementation date
    • Contributions version 2 update
    • Departing Australia Superannuation Payment (DASP) for working holiday makers consultation
    • Superannuation Guarantee Legacy System decommission
    • ATO Superannuation Dashboard: API now available
    • CRT - working with you
    • Monthly superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedule

    January 2017

    • Superannuation changes have received royal assent
    • Updates to lost and unclaimed superannuation
    • Have your say: new Draft Superannuation Reform Law Companion Guideline
    • The latest on the ATO system outages
    • Lost Members Report provision of addresses program
    • SuperSeeker to be decommissioned
    • Monthly superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedule

    December 2016

    • Monthly superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • An update to Departing Australia Superannuation Payments (DASP)
    • Updated Capital gains tax cap election approved form published
    • SuperStream data standard, Government to Business (G2B): the journey so far
    • Enabling services update: SuperTICK

    November 2016

    • Monthly superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • Updated ISAT protocol released
    • New super calculator for funds and SMSFs
    • SuperStream – allocating non-compliant contributions from employers
    • Departing Australia Superannuation Payment (DASP)
    • Supermatch ECI service and Supermatch2

    October 2016

    • Monthly superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • ATO December 2016 Shutdown
    • Large fund diagnostic report 2017
    • Top tips for getting your MCS right
    • USM statement October 2016 lodgement
    • SHA annual statement run
    • Using TFNs in SuperTICK TFN matching
    • Superstream data and payment standards rollover version 2.0
    • Superannuation dashboard

    September 2016

    • Monthly superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • End-to-end TFN validation process webinar
    • Fairer Taxation of Excess Concessional Contributions (FTECC) and Refund of Non-Concessional Contributions (RENCC)
    • Tax time digital services overview
    • Portal outages and system maintenance

    August 2016

    • Monthly superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • Emailing multiple ATO mailboxes and staff
    • Section 20C notices (former temporary resident)
    • Portal outages and system maintenance

    July 2016

    • Monthly superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • Lost Member Register (LMR) full re-report update
    • Australian government guidelines on the recognition of sex and gender
    • Manual cheques transitioning to manual EFT
    • New concession for CGT exempt contributions
    • Portal outages and system maintenance

    June 2016

    • Monthly superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • Clarification of the need to lodge an End Benefit Notice
    • Portal outages and system maintenance

    May 2016

    • Monthly superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • Lost Member Register (LMR) full re-report
    • Update to the 007/2016 CRT alert - provision of Unclaimed Super Money (USM) account information
    • New SuperStream administrative guidance
    • Portal outages and system maintenance

    April 2016

    • Monthly superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • Deferrals
    • Member accounts – payments and recoveries
    • Updated specifications – FINAL RARN v4.2.0 and super member TFN notification v1.2.3
    • 2016–2017 Schedule of planned ATO activities and superannuation reporting due dates
    • Online troubleshooting for businesses and tax practitioners
    • Portal outages and system maintenance

    March 2016

    • Monthly superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • Fund Validation Service – requirement to provide 14/28 days' notice of changes to fund details
    • Superannuation guarantee charge – advice on General Interest Charge (GIC)
    • Surcharge assessment run May 2016
    • Unclaimed Superannuation Money (USM) file creation date
    • Provision of tax file number - peak processing
    • Updated specifications – RARN v4.2.0, MCS v10.1.1 and super member TFN notification v1.2.3
    • Client Relationship Team (CRT) interactions prioritisation and coding
    • 2016–2017 Draft schedule of planned ATO activities and superannuation reporting due dates
    • Online troubleshooting for businesses and tax practitioners
    • Portal outages and system maintenance

    February 2016

    • Monthly superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • Payment Variation Advice (PVA) paper forms processing
    • Departing Australian Superannuation Payment (DASP)
    • Tax File Number (TFN) notification
    • Surcharge assessment runs for 2016
    • Lost Member Report (LMR) re-report 2016
    • Release authorities who to pay
    • SuperMatch2 is up and running
    • Online troubleshooting for businesses and tax practitioners
    • Portal outages and system maintenance

    January 2016

    • Monthly superannuation remittance and recovery processing schedule
    • Excess concessional contributions - December shutdown period
    • Superannuation services December shutdown period
    • FINAL Member Contributions Statement Specification v10.1.1 (MCS ERS)
    • Superannuation payment allocation
    • Law interpretation
    • Division 293 tax – updates have been made to the End Benefit Notice (EBN)
    • Unclaimed Superannuation Money (USM) – Section 20c Notices
    • SuperMatch2 is up and running
    • Departing Australia Superannuation Payment (DASP)
    • Online troubleshooting for businesses and tax practitioners
    • Portal outages and system maintenance
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