Update on access to deceased estate information

11 February 2020

The application for use of the Commissioner's Remedial Power to expand access to deceased estate information has been tabled in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. This will allow expanded access to deceased estate information to appointed agents of executors and administrators of estates.

STP and your employer clients

11 February 2020

We will soon provide you with a list of your client's Single Touch Payroll (STP) status. If you have clients who are yet to start STP reporting, help them get on board.

Join our live webcast – 13 February

3 February 2020

Our next live Tax professionals conversations webcast is on Thursday 13 February 2020, covering our focus for the year. After the webcast join us on ATO Community for a live question and answer session about myGovID.

Tip-off to keep the competition fair

28 January 2020

If something doesn't add up, a tip-off from you or your clients could be the missing piece of the puzzle we need to successfully audit or prosecute someone who is deliberately doing the wrong thing.

Come and talk with us at an Open Forum

28 January 2020

The schedule for Open Forums from February to June 2020 is now available.  Find out if we are coming to your area and take the opportunity to come and talk with us.

GST at settlement processing delays

21 January 2020

GST at settlement refunds may be delayed if forms are lodged incorrectly. Find out how you and your clients can avoid these common errors when lodging GST at settlement forms.

AUSkey closes in nine weeks

20 January 2020

AUSkey will no longer be available from late March. To continue using Online Services for agents and your SBR-enabled software you will need to set up your myGOVID.

Valuing car parking fringe benefits

20 January 2020

Your clients must check that valuations, required under the market value method, are resonable despite engaging an arms's length valuer. From February we may contact your clients if they have had a valuation for their car parking fringe benefits.

New way to view tax accounts

14 January 2020

We have consolidated our tax accounts into one system as part of the Activity statement financial processing project. This is a significant change that will improve your experience when viewing accounts in Online services for agents.

Bushfire Support

13 January 2020

Automatic deferrals are available for lodgments and payments for bushfire-impacted postcodes. Read about how we can support you and your clients.