What's new

  • Within:
DateTitleDescription
01/04/2020A better payment experienceWe have made improvements to our payment processes to make it easier for your clients to pay their tax.
31/03/20202020 FBT returnsRequest a fringe benefits tax (FBT) client list and check which of your clients need to lodge FBT returns this year. You can lodge electronically to take advantage of your lodgment program due date.
31/03/2020Security Advice for tax professionalsWe all need to protect the information we hold from identity thieves. These criminals can start using your business identity, or the identity of your clients with basic information such as your practice name and ABN, or your client's name, date of birth, address, myGov details or TFN.
24/03/2020Rebuilding after a natural disasterWe have updated information you can use when having conversations about property with your clients who have been affected by natural disasters.
23/03/2020Are your clients ride-sourcing ready?If your clients plan to drive passengers for a fare, let them know they need to get an Australian business number (ABN) and register for GST from the day they start.
18/03/2020Basic myGovID access now availableBasic myGovID now provides limited access to Online services for agents. Find out how to start using it now.
18/03/2020Updates to Online services for agentsNew functions, including the remaining services to come across from the tax and BAS agent portals, are now available in Online services for agents.
17/03/2020Desktop practice software needs a machine credential before 27 MarchIf your practice uses desktop practice management software, you will need to create a machine credential before 27 March, when AUSkey is turned off.
17/03/2020Know the signs and protect your businessThe Phoenix Taskforce is taking action against those who conduct or facilitate illegal phoenix activity.
17/03/2020Tax professionals conversations webcastsTax professionals conversations is our series of webcasts for the tax profession. Join the livestream sessions or watch recordings after the events to hear about various topics relevant to you, your practice and your clients.
16/03/2020Communication preferences for tax professionalsCommunication preferences is a service in Online services for agents that lets you set where your clients' digital communication are sent.
16/03/2020Departing Australia superannuation payments (DASP) online systemHelp your temporary resident client claim their superannuation after they leave Australia. Registered tax agents can apply to use our free DASP online intermediary application system to claim on their behalf.
16/03/2020Online services for agents user guideThis user guide complements the Help available section in Online services for agents. Find out how to use the functions available to you.
16/03/2020What we do with your feedbackHow you can provide feedback about Online services for agents, what we do with your feedback and upcoming changes.
13/03/2020Busting some myGovID mythsWe've been delighted by the engagement shown by tax professionals as you prepare for myGovID and we've been listening to your feedback. Here's your handy guide to quickly separate the facts from the fiction on myGovID.
12/03/2020Income tax performance of high wealth clientsWe have announced the income tax performance for high wealth private groups, including the gap between the tax we expected to collect and what was actually collected in 2016–17. You have, and continue to play a key role in helping these clients meet their tax obligations.
12/03/2020SG amnesty – a chance to set things rightIf your clients have not paid the right amount of superannuation guarantee (SG) to their workers, now is the time for them to come forward under the SG amnesty. The law does not allow us to vary the due date for lodgment of an SG amnesty application. Find out about the eligibility requirements and how your clients can apply.
09/03/2020Lodgment deferral tipsFollow these tips to ensure deferral requests for your clients are processed without delay.