Getting access and setting permissions
Explains what to do before you start, including having SBR-enabled software and Access Manager and possibly myGovID.
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Before you start
Before you start using the PLS, you will need:
You will also need to set permissions through Access Manager.
Standard Business Reporting (SBR) is a standardised approach to online or digital record-keeping that simplifies business reporting obligations. SBR is built into many business and accounting software packages, making them 'SBR-enabled'.
To find out how to get SBR-enabled softwareExternal Link, including upgrades and installation, talk to your technology adviser or digital service provider.
Access requirements for SBR-enabled software
The access requirements for SBR-enabled software are different depending on whether you have desktop or hosted (cloud-based) software.
PLS authentication outlines the differences and requirements for online (cloud-based) software and desktop software users.
myGovID – a digital identity credential unique to you – is the new, easy and secure way to prove who you are online.
Unable to log in or verify your myGovID?
If you can't log in using your myGovID:
See How to set up a myGovIDExternal Link.
With Access Manager, you can decide who has access to ATO online services on behalf of your business and what level of access they have.