Victorian State Revenue Office (VIC SRO) - SBR payroll reports


The Victorian State Revenue Office (VIC SRO) is one of 13 government agencies in partnership with the Standard Business Reporting (SBR) initiative.

This page contains information and artefacts for Software Developers who have or are interested in developing web services that enable an employer to fulfil their reporting obligations to the Victorian State Revenue Office.

The web services deployed to date are:

  • VIC SRO Payroll tax annual reconciliation (PTAR)
  • VIC SRO Payroll tax monthly return (PTMR)

Payroll tax annual reconciliation (PTAR)*

Name Version number Type Size Published date
PTAR MIG 4.0 PDF 611.6 KB 26 July 2012
PTAR MIG (tracked changes) 4.0 PDF 617.5 KB 26 July 2012
VIC payroll tax common MIG 2.0 PDF 269.2 KB 26 July 2012
VIC payroll tax common MIG (tracked changes) 2.0 PDF 288.4KB 26 July 2012
VIC SRO response messages  ZIP 5.2 KB  
VIC SRO schematron  ZIP 26.5 KB  

*Currently the Victorian State Revenue Office is unable to accept PTAR through SBR.
Until further notice, customers will need to use the PTXpress to electronically lodge their PTAR.

If you have any queries, please contact service.desk@sro.vic.gov.au.

Payroll tax monthly return (PTMR)*

Name Version number Type Size Published date
PTMR MIG 5.0 PDF 328.6 KB 26 July 2012
PTMR MIG (tracked changes) 5.0 PDF 288.4 KB 26 July 2012
VIC payroll tax common MIG 2.0 PDF 269.2 KB 26 July 2012
VIC payroll tax common MIG (tracked changes) 2.0 PDF 288.4 KB 26 July 2012
VIC SRO response messages  ZIP 5.2 KB  
VIC SRO schematron  ZIP 26.5 KB  

*Currently the Victorian State Revenue Office is unable to accept PTMR through SBR. This will be resolved with a release scheduled for deployment on 28 May 2018.

Until then, customers will need to use the PTXpress to electronically lodge their PTMR.

If you have any queries, please contact service.desk@sro.vic.gov.au.


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

Last updated: 14 Feb 2018
Page ID: 41347