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Download to update to Software Assistant 2018.2.4

Please make sure you have upgraded to Software Assistant 2018 before updating to version 2018.2.4

The main feature introduced in this update is the 2019 FBT return. Agents are now able to start preparing 2019 returns however lodgment of these returns will only be possible once the ATO start accepting FBT returns at the end of March.

In this update we have also introduced the following new features:

  • An ‘enable Simple BAS’ tick box has been implemented in the tax tab under client details. If this tick box is selected, BAS fields that don’t have to be completed as part of a simpler BAS are disabled.

  • Printing has been enabled for the Tax Audit Alert report.

In this update we have also released fixes for the following bugs:

  • IITR 2018 – Validation error when indeterminate is selected as spouse’s gender.

  • IITR 2018 – Incorrect implementation of V35 has been corrected.

  • IITR 2018 – D10 printing issue has been corrected.

  • IDS 2018 – Updated specified country code has been implemented at questions 3 and 4 of International Dealings Schedule.

  • PLS Pre-fill – Importing foreign income issue has been resolved.

  • Reports – PLS reports retrieval issue has been resolved.

23/01/2019 35.52 MB

*Renewals only 

Download to upgrade from Software Assistant 2017 to Software Assistant 2018.0.2

Software Assistant 2018 Upgrade

All 2018 Tax Time changes are incorporated and all 2018 returns are available for preparation and lodgment to the ATO via PLS.

  • Validation has been switched from ELS to PLS to give a more aligned experience with ATO validation 

  • Tax audit alerts 2018 changes

  • ATO prefill report changes for 2018 

  • New registration process during install (no longer user need to see or action the registration screen)

  • Cost of managing tax affairs changes at D10 and item 24

  • Removal of temporary budget repair levy

  • Corporate tax rate – Base entity flag and the threshold change

  • Treatment of reportable fringe benefit amounts

  • New Carried forward tax offset label for T8 and T9

10/07/2018 39.56 MB