Changes to ABN application process

20 May 2019

Our Australian business number (ABN) application process is changing as we continue to focus on ABN entitlement and ensure the integrity of the Australian Business Register.

Our dashboards are changing

14 May 2019

You can now see how Online services for agents and the tax and BAS agent portals are functioning on one dashboard. Check out our updated Online services for agents dashboard.

STP and end of financial year changes

14 May 2019

Single Touch Payroll (STP) has changed how your employer clients provide and your employee clients access end of financial year information.

AMIT technical amendments

13 May 2019

The amendments clarify the operation of the income tax law applying to managed investment trusts (MITs) and attribution managed investment trusts (AMITs).

Farewell to the ELS

13 May 2019

The practitioner lodgment service (PLS) is now our main electronic lodgment channel with the electronic lodgment service (ELS) being retired on 18 April 2019.

Exemption certificates for foreign investors of residential real estate

6 May 2019

Your foreign clients can apply for an exemption certificate if they propose to invest in Australian residential real estate. If approved, this exemption certificate will allow them to bid or make offers on multiple properties within a six-month period, provided they only proceed with purchasing one property.

Annual SMSF lodgments due 15 May

3 May 2019

The due date for many SMSF annual returns and annual transfer balance account reports (TBARs) is 15 May 2019. Find out more about what and when to lodge.