This page contains web service message information for Non-individual Income Tax Returns (NITR) by year. All parent forms and schedules have been included in one zip file. Each zip file will have a corresponding Package Content Note (PCN) detailing the artefacts and status of documents within the relevant zip file.

All NITR SBR Core Services offerings have been deprecated, with some deactivated as at 10 November 2022. Please refer to the ATO Service Registry for details of specific Service updates.

NITR services from 2014 onward are available via SBR ebMS3. All PCNs updated on 10 November 2022 reflect the removal of SBR Core Services with no functional updates to the Services.

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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.

2023

Name Version number Status Size Published date
ATO FBT.0004 2023 Package v0.1 Contents.docx 0.1 Draft 213KB 18 August 2022
ATO FBT.0004 2023 Package v0.1.zip 0.1 Draft 289KB 18 August 2022
ATO NITR 2023 Package v0.3 Contents.docx 0.3 Draft 272KB 24 November 2022
ATO NITR 2023 Package v0.3.zip 0.3 Draft 16.5MB 24 November 2022
ATO NITR 2023 Reporting Taxonomies v0.3.zip 0.3 Draft 994MB 24 November 2022
ATO NITR 2023 Rule Implementation v0.3.zip 0.3 Draft 4.79MB 24 November 2022

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2022

Name Version Number Status Size Published date
ATO FBT.0004 2022 Package v1.0 Contents.docx 1.0 Final 213KB 17 March 2022
ATO FBT.0004 2022 Package v1.0.zip 1.0 Final 291KB 17 March 2022
ATO NITR 2022 Package v1.3 Contents.docx 1.3 Final 275KB 4 August 2022
ATO NITR 2022 Package v1.3.zip 1.3 Final 15.3MB 4 August 2022
ATO NITR 2022 Reporting Taxonomies v1.1.zip 1.1 Final 1.00MB 4 August 2022
ATO NITR 2022 Rule Implementation v1.2.zip 1.2 Final 5.46MB 4 August 2022
ATO NITR 2022 Business Implementation Guide.zip 1.2 Final 739KB 30 June 2022

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2021

Name Version Number Status Size Published date
ATO FBT.0004 2021 Package v1.1 Contents.docx 1.1 Final 208KB 6 May 2021
ATO FBT.0004 2021 Package v1.1.zip 1.1 Final 313KB 6 May 2021
ATO FBTLGCY.0003 2021 Package v1.0 Contents.docx 1.0 Final 215KB 18 March 2021
ATO FBTLGCY.0003 2021 Package v1.0.zip 1.0 Final 519KB 18 March 2021
ATO NITR 2021 Package v1.16 Contents.docx 1.16 Final 280KB 28 July 2022
ATO NITR 2021 Package v1.16.zip 1.16 Final 16.7MB 28 July 2022
ATO NITR 2021 Reporting Taxonomies v1.5.zip 1.5 Final 1.23MB 19 May 2022
ATO NITR 2021 Rule Implementation v1.13.zip 1.13 Final 5.38MB 28 July 2022
ATO NITR 2021 Business Implementation Guide v1.2.zip 1.2 Final 1.12MB 16 December 2021
ATO RPTDPAIDTX.0001 2021 Package v1.0 Contents.docx 1.0 Final 214KB 18 November 2021
ATO RPTDPAIDTX.0001 2021 Package v1.0.zip 1.0 Final 1.56MB 18 November 2021
ATO RPTDPAIDTX.0001 2021 Business Implementation Guide.docx 0.1 Draft 213KB 30 September 2021

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2020

Name Version Number Status Size Published date
ATO FBT.0003 2020 Package v1.0 Contents.docx 1.0 Final 224KB 26 March 2020
ATO FBT.0003 2020 Package v1.0.zip 1.0 Final 523KB 26 March 2020
ATO NITR 2020 Package v1.8 Contents.docx 1.8 Final 262KB 5 May 2022
ATO NITR 2020 Package v1.8.zip 1.8 Final 15.4MB 5 May 2022
ATO NITR 2020 Reporting Taxonomies v1.0.zip 1.0 Final 1.2MB 16 April 2020
ATO NITR 2020 Rule Implementation v1.8.zip 1.8 Final 6.57MB 5 May 2022

ATO NITR 2020 Business Implementation Guide v1.1.zip

1.1 Final 829KB 9 December 2021

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2019

Name Version Number Status Size Published date
ATO FBT.0003 2019 Package v1.0.1 Contents.docx 1.0.1 Final 212KB 10 November 2022
ATO FBT.0003 2019 Package v1.0.zip 1.0 Final 457KB 21 March 2019
ATO NITR 2019 Package v1.8.1 Contents.docx 1.8.1 Final 269KB 10 November 2022
ATO NITR 2019 Package v1.8.zip 1.8 Final 14.3MB 14 October 2021
ATO NITR 2019 Reporting Taxonomies v1.0.zip 1.0 Final 1.22MB 18 April 2019
ATO NITR 2019 Rule Implementation v1.8.zip 1.8 Final 5.47MB 14 October 2021
ATO NITR 2019 Business Implementation Guide v1.0.zip 1.0 Final 432KB 1 August 2019

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2018

Name Version Number Status Size Published date
ATO FBT.0003 2018 Package v1.2.1 Contents.docx 1.2.1 Final 214KB 10 November 2022
ATO FBT.0003 2018 Package v1.2.zip 1.2 Final 487KB 20 September 2018
ATO NITR 2018 Package v1.13.1 Contents.docx 1.13.1 Final 284KB 10 November 2022
ATO NITR 2018 Package v1.13.zip 1.13 Final 13.5MB 19 August 2021
ATO NITR 2018 Reporting Taxonomies v1.1.zip 1.1 Final 1.20MB 31 May 2018
ATO NITR 2018 Rule Implementation v1.12.zip 1.12 Final 4.81MB 19 August 2021
ATO NITR 2018 Business Implementation Guide v1.1.zip 1.1 Final 2.81MB 8 November 2018

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2017

Name Version Number Status Size Published date
ATO FBT 2017 Package v1.10.1 Contents.docx 1.10.1 Final 229KB 10 November 2022
ATO FBT 2017 Package v1.10.zip 1.10 Final 698KB 20 September 2018
ATO NITR 2017 Package v1.19.1 Contents.docx 1.19.1 Final 272KB 10 November 2022
ATO NITR 2017 Package v1.19.zip 1.19 Final 6.57MB 15 November 2018
ATO NITR 2017 Rule Implementation v1.16.zip 1.16 Final 5.95MB 18 October 2018
ATO NITR 2017 Business Implementation Guides Package v1.0 Contents.docx 1.0 Final 216KB 6 July 2017
ATO NITR 2017 Business Implementation Guides Package v1.0.zip 1.0 Final 3.33MB 6 July 2017
ATO NITR Reporting Taxonomies v1.1.zip 1.1 Final 18.1MB 15 March 2018

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2016

Name Version number Status Size Published date
ATO NITR 2016 Package v1.21.1 Contents.docx 1.21.1 Final 307KB 10 November 2022
ATO NITR 2016 Package v1.21.zip 1.21 Final 10.9MB 18 October 2018
ATO NITR 2016 Business Implementation Guides Package v1.1 Contents.docx 1.1 Final 214KB 6 July 2017
ATO NITR 2016 Business Implementation Guides Package v1.1.zip 1.1 Final 3.29MB 6 July 2017
ATO FBT.0002 2016 Package v1.9.1 Contents.docx 1.9.1 Final 221KB 10 November 2022
ATO FBT.0002 2016 Package v1.9.zip 1.9 Final 527KB 20 September 2018

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2015

Name Version number Status Size Published date
ATO NITR 2015 Package v1.36.1 Contents.docx 1.36.1 Final 234KB 10 November 2022
ATO NITR 2015 Package v1.36.zip 1.36 Final 10.1MB 18 October 2018
ATO NITR 2015 Business Implementation Guides Package v1.1 Contents.docx 1.1 Final 211KB 6 July 2017
ATO NITR 2015 Business Implementation Guides Package v1.1.zip 1.1 Final 1.47MB 6 July 2017
ATO FBT.0002 2015 Package v1.9.1 Contents.docx 1.9.1 Final 210KB 10 November 2022
ATO FBT.0002 2015 Package v1.9.zip 1.9 Final 504KB 20 September 2018

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2014

Name Version number Status Size Published date
ATO NITR 2014 Package v2.31.1 Contents.docx 2.31.1 Final 256KB 10 November 2022
ATO NITR 2014 Package v2.31.zip 2.31 Final 6.0MB 18 April 2019
ATO NITR 2014 ebMS3 Schematron v1.28.zip 1.28 Final 4.1MB 18 April 2019
ATO NITR 2014 Business Implementation Guides Package v1.1 Contents.docx 1.1 Final 211KB 6 July 2017
ATO NITR 2014 Business Implementation Guides Package v1.1.zip 1.1 Final 1.47MB 6 July 2017
ATO FBT.0002 2011 Package v1.7.1 Contents.docx 1.7.1 Final 215KB 10 November 2022
ATO FBT.0002 2011 Package v1.7.zip 1.7 Final 454KB 20 September 2018

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ELS Tag Format

The ELS Tag Format is a legacy service allowing lodgment of various forms. The Business Implementation Guide describes the service behaviours for the EVTE deployment on 30 September 2021.

Name Version Number Status Size Published date
ATO ELSTagFormat 0002.2021Business Implementation Guide.docx 1.0 Final 168KB 8 October 2021

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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).
     
Name Version number Status Size Published date
SBR ebMS3 Web Services Implementation-Guide.docx 1.7 Final 1.96MB 14 December 2017
SBR ebMS3 SDK Developer Guide.docx 1.4 Final 1.87MB 13 August 2020
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Last updated: 24 November 2022
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Non-individual Income Tax Return (NITR)