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Does a business with STP enabled software need an auskey to submit weekly STP reports?

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Hi @PatDignam

 

Thanks for getting in touch!

 

@Matthew-at-ICB is right - your digital service provider will let you know how your software will send your STP files to the ATO and they will let you know if you need to use an AUSkey to send the file.

 

You can find more information about Single Touch Payroll employer reporting guidelines on our website. 

 

Thanks, JodieH. 

 

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Maybe

it depends on how your software has established its "authentication" to the ATO on your behalf.

Some use a Cloud Authentication which means you find out your Software ID (SID) and ring up the ATO and provide that number to the ATO systems.

Some software does use a businesses auskey for a direct connection to the ATO.

Some software will use a third part Sending Service Provider (SSP) to send the file for you.  Or require you to find a SSP to lodge the files for you.
So it depends and you will need to speak to the provider of your payroll solution

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Hi,

I have just worked through the STP connection - using MYOB, I found the information very clear and easy to follow, the biggest issue I had was the bridging to the ATO

- it was not clearly spelt out that it is vital the selected authorised person from the business must have been given authority to deal with the ATO and the various options available for this PRIOR to phoning through with the ID

After boucing off a few walls with that side of the set up, it has been smooth sailing from there

AH

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Hi @AH,

 

Thanks for getting in touch!

 

We appreciate your feedback and we'll send it to the relevant area.

 

Thanks, JodieH.

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Former Community Support

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Hi @PatDignam

 

Thanks for getting in touch!

 

@Matthew-at-ICB is right - your digital service provider will let you know how your software will send your STP files to the ATO and they will let you know if you need to use an AUSkey to send the file.

 

You can find more information about Single Touch Payroll employer reporting guidelines on our website. 

 

Thanks, JodieH.