Individual Income Tax Returns (IITR)

This page contains web service message information for Individual Income Tax Returns (IITR) by year. All parent forms and schedules have been included in one zip file. Each zip file will have a corresponding package content note detailing the artefacts and status of documents within the relevant zip file.

The ATO provides a number of common artefacts and reference documents to support DSPs (such as the ATO Service Registry and the ATO Service Support Versioning Strategy). These can be found here.


NameVersion numberStatusSizePublished date
ATO IITR.0005 2018 Business Implementation Guide.docx1.3Final780KB12 July 2018
ATO PIITR.005 2018 Business Implementation Guide.docx1.3Final679KB12 July 2018
ATO IITR 2018 Package v1.6 Contents.docx1.6Final277KB19 July 2018
ATO IITR 2018 Package v1.6.zip1.6Final5.40MB19 July 2018

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NameVersion numberStatusSizePublished date
ATO IITR.0004 2017 v1.0 Business Implementation Guide1.0Final736KB08 June 2017
ATO PIITR.0004 2017 v1.0 Business Implementation Guide1.0Final634KB08 June 2017
ATO IITR 2017 Package v2.6 Contents.docx2.6Final287KB19 July 2018
ATO IITR 2017 Package v2.6.zip2.6Final17.2MB19 July 2018

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NameVersion numberStatusSizePublished date
ATO IITR.0003 2016 Business Implementation Guide.docx0.1Draft762KB26 May 2016
ATO PIITR.0003 2016 Business Implementation Guide.docx0.1Draft669KB26 May 2016
ATO IITR 2016 Package v2.5 Contents.docx2.5Final282KB 19 July 2018
ATO IITR 2016 Package v2.5.zip2.5Final3.06MB19 July 2018

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NameVersion numberStatusSizePublished date
ATO IITR.0002 2015 Business Implementation Guide.docx1.0Final760KB20 August 2015
ATO PIITR.0001 2015 Business Implementation Guide.docx1.0Final672KB10 September 2015
ATO IITR 2015 Package v2.5 Contents.docx2.5Final281KB19 July 2018
ATO IITR 2015 Package v2.5.zip2.5Final2.86MB19 July 2018

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NameVersion numberStatusSizePublished date
ATO IITR.0001 2014 Business Implementation Guide.docx1.0Final727KB30 July 2015
ATO PIITR.0001 2014 Business Implementation Guide.docx1.0Final610KB30 July 2015
ATO IITR 2014 Package v2.5 Contents.docx2.5Final273KB19 July 2018
ATO IITR 2014 Package v2.5.zip2.5Final2.98MB19 July 2018

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SBR Core Service webservice

The web services components that are available online include:

  • Web Services Description Language (WSDL) files
  • Web Services Implementation Guide (WIG) 
  • Web services policy files
  • Security token message samples
NameVersion numberTypeSizePublished date
SBR web services implementation guide (WIG)2.2dPDF1.5MB18 February 2016
SBR web services description language (Java)  12.1 KB28 March 2013
SBR web services description language (dotnet)  10.2 KB28 March 2013

SBR ebMS3 webservices artefacts

The Australian Taxation Office has developed an ebMS/AS4 implementation extending on the SBR initiative to simplify Business to Government reporting obligations and aligning with the messaging standards chosen for Superannuation Reform. While this implementation replaces the existing SBR message wrapping, it does not replace the eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) body provided in SBR web services, in fact the ATO implementation of the new system reuses the existing SBR XBRL message body for the majority of the services provided in the new format.

The following information describes how to implement web services consuming the ebMS3/AS4 messaging standard (SBR ebMS3). 

  • SBR ebMS3 web service implementation guide
    The SBR ebMS3 web service implementation guide (WIG) describes common technical components and services that are re-used by all business services. The common services include whole of government gateways that expose services and supports the protocol for message exchange, standard message types, standard response time service levels, standard message structures, a security token service, and a standardised approach to handling business error conditions and transport exceptions.

    There is a separate SBR Core Services WIG. 
  • SBR ebMS3 software developer kit guide
    The SBR ebMS3 software developer kit (SDK) guide identifies the key components and functionality that comprise the SDK solution. Some of these components are re-used from the previously released SBR Core Services SDK and hence the reader is pointed to the reference for existing documentation. For the new components, this document will outline the usage details and the API specification (where applicable).
NameVersion numberStatusSizePublished date
SBR ebMS3 Web Services Implementation Guide.docx1.7Final1.96MB14 December 2017
SBR ebMS3 SDK Developer Guide.docx1.3Final1.80MB18 June 2015

Last updated: 19 Jul 2018
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