• Pre-filling service

    The pre-filling service helps to ensure the accuracy of returns by allowing you to cross-check information provided by your clients, with that held by us.

    The pre-filling service 2016 will include the following updates:

    • removal of taxpayer gender information
    • more statement of distribution data reported from partnerships
    • consolidation of capital gains fields and new transfer of trust income data from managed funds
    • new foreign source investment income data
    • exploration credits reported by companies as dividends will display as tax offsets
    • removal of Medicare benefit tax statement due to the net medical expense tax offset phase-out
    • removal of account holding type and employee identifier for employee shares schemes, and new messages for some employees with overseas employment periods
    • changes to ATO interest due to simplified data capture
    • closing stock will be included in prior-year individual tax return data
    • myDeductions data that your clients upload will be accessible in your Standard Business Reporting-enabled software, through the Practitioner lodgment service
    • improved display of information.

    Remember, the pre-filling service only reflects the information received by us at the date you request the data.

    We expect most pre-filling information to be available by early August.

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    Last modified: 30 May 2016QC 45700