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With just over four months to go before AUSkey retires, the ATO’s chief digital officer helps explain how myGovID will be phased in, while allaying some set-up concerns.

ATO details myGovID implementation roadmap

Xero has now surpassed over 2 million subscribers globally, delivering a $1.3 million profit for the six months to 30 September.

Xero hits 2m subscribers, posts first-half profit

Delaying the closure of the ATO’s old tax and BAS agent portals would put a “significant risk” on the agency’s move towards a single accounting system, an ATO official has explained.

ATO provides clarity over portal closure

Close to one in three tax agents who have yet to transition to the ATO’s new online services for agents will now be forced to make the move as the Tax Office announces its plan to shut down the tax and BAS agent portals by the end of November.

ATO to end access to tax and BAS agent portals by 29 November

Close to one in three tax agents who have yet to transition to the ATO’s new online services for agents will now be forced to make the move as the Tax Office announces its plan to shut down the tax and BAS agent portals by the end of November.

ATO to end access to tax and BAS agent portals by 29 Nov

The ATO is currently planning to undertake a “massive” project that will move all activity statement and franking deficit tax financial information into the one ATO system.

ATO braces for ‘massive’ tax account migration

Just over one in two accountants are comfortable in advising their clients on technological changes impacting their business, despite an overwhelming majority acknowledging that technological trends will have a big impact in the future, a new MYOB report shows.

Accountants hesitant on technology advice: MYOB report

The ATO has recorded a 99.5 per cent digital system availability result for the last financial year but frustrations over routine planned maintenance continue to fester.

‘Obligation to be 24/7’: ATO pressed to reduce maintenance downtime

Mid-tier firm RSM will move its practice management and information systems to the cloud after reaching an agreement with accounting software provider Xero and practice management software provider GreatSoft.

Xero scores biggest migration with mid-tier deal

Tax and BAS agents could soon be using myGovID to access online services for agents as soon as next month, as the ATO looks to ramp up its preparation for the decommissioning of AUSkey.

ATO readies for ramped-up myGovID push