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Download to update to Software Assistant 2017.4.0

Please make sure you have upgraded to Software Assistant 2017 before updating to version 2017.4.0

Software Assistant Update 2017.4.0

There are some key changes from the ATO in this update so please install this to avoid any PLS lodgment issues.

This update is primarily focused on enabling clients to prepare and lodge their 2018 FBT returns and we have made the following enhancements 

  • Automatic update notification - automatically have notifications in the software for updates.

  • PLS reports - allows you to request ATO reports through the PLS channel.

We have also released fixes for the following bugs: 

  • 2017 Individual tax return PLS lodgment error 'Index must be within the bounds of the list'.

  • 2017 Individual tax return PLS lodgment error 'Code not found in RootElementsMap.ELS; GBA'

  • 2017 Trust return PLS lodgment error CMN.ATO.TRT.432765

  • 2017 Trust return PLS lodgment error CMN.ATO.TRT.432662

Now 'Lodge vis PLS" option is defaulted for 2017 and prior year individual tax returns. 

21/03/2018 28.93 MB

*Renewals only 

Download to upgrade from Software Assistant 2016 to Software Assistant 2017

Software Assistant 2017 Upgrade

It’s time to upgrade to Software Assistant 2017. This upgrade includes 2017 Tax Time rate and calculation changes as well as all ATO forms available for preparation and lodgment via ELS. Also available in the Software Assistant 2017 Upgrade is the 2017 Individual Tax return for lodgment via PLS.

What’s new?  

  • Simplified registration screen 

  • Tax Audit Alert ATO updates for 2017

  • Student Startup Loan(SSL) form field and calculation changes 

  • Temporary working holiday maker tax form field and calculation change

  • Small business entity tax offset and turnover threshold amount change

  • Small business company tax rate and threshold update

  • New non-resident Foreign Income field and schedule available in 201T Individual Tax Return

22/06/2017 39.33 MB