Online access to deceased estate information

20 May 2020

The use of the Commissioner's Remedial Power to expand access to deceased estate information to appointed agents of executors and administrators of estates, has come into effect as of 15 May 2020.

Eligible employers are now receiving the cash flow boost

18 May 2020

When you lodge an eligible employer’s activity statement, in most instances we will apply the cash flow boost credit automatically. Find out what to do to ensure your clients receive refunds as quickly as possible.

2020 FBT returns

12 May 2020

Request a fringe benefits tax (FBT) client list and check which of your clients need to lodge FBT returns this year.

COVID-19 and residential rental property

11 May 2020

We have developed some information to assist your clients with residential rental property understand their tax obligations during COVID-19. Check out frequently asked questions for help with answers to common questions your clients may ask.

Calculating GST turnover for JobKeeper Payment

6 May 2020

Your clients may account for GST on a cash or accruals basis. Find out how they can calculate their GST turnover when determining their eligibility for the JobKeeper Payment.

Inappropriate use of myGov

6 May 2020

We are reminding tax practitioners that using your clients' personal login details to access their individual ATO Online accounts through myGov is not an approved channel to manage your clients' tax affairs.

Peak lodgment period deferral requests

5 May 2020

We can take 28 days to process deferral requests at peak lodgment times. Remember, some of your clients may have until 5 June to lodge and pay without needing to request a deferral.

Verify and report scams

5 May 2020

Your clients may contact you if they are worried about a suspicious phone call, message or email. Help your clients understand common warning signs, and how to verify and report scams.