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Reporting PartyRp   
BMS IdentifierSoftwareInformationBusinessManagementSystemIdThis identifies the Business Management System software used by the employer. This is allocated to each instance of a payroll solution and allows multiple payroll reports submitted separately to be allocated to the same payee.  It must be unique within an ABN/branch.  The recommended value is a GUID generated using RFC4122.  Once established for that payroll instance, it should not be changed without reference to the STP Business Implementation Guide.
Payer Australian Business NumberAustralianBusinessNumberIdA unique public identifier issued to all entities registered in the Australian Business Register (ABR), to be used in their dealings with government. Companies registered under the Corporations Law and business entities carrying on an enterprise in Australia are entitled to an ABN.The Withholder Payer Number reported must belong to the payer named in this record.Identifies the Payer who is responsible for the PAYGW reporting obligations and enables the ATO to record the payroll event against the correct record.  It must be the WPN issued by the ATO.  Either the ABN or WPN of the Payer must be reported.
Payer Withholding Payer NumberWithholdingPayerNumberIdThe Withholding Payer Number (WPN) is allocated to clients who have withholding obligations under Pay As You Go (PAYG) withholding but who do not have an Australian Business Number (ABN). Its primary purpose is for quotation on payment summaries issued to their employees. For example, private individuals not carrying on an enterprise employing a nanny or housekeeper, would be allocated a WPN. Identifies the Payer who is responsible for the PAYGW reporting obligations and enables the ATO to record the payroll event against the correct record.  It must be the WPN issued by the ATO.  Either the ABN or WPN of the Payer must be reported.
Payer Branch CodeOrganisationDetailsOrganisationBranchCThe branch number of an organisation. Branch Numbers are issued to organisations that wish to sub-divide their activities in dealing with their tax obligations. This is used to identify the correct branch of an organisation for the PAYGW obligation.  If the Payer does not have a branch number, this must be set to 1.
Payer NameOrganisationName   
Payer Organisation NameDetailsOrganisationalNameTThe full name by which an organisation is known. For an ABN, use the legal name of the Payer as per Australian Business Register.  For a WPN, use the Payer name registered with the ATO.
Payer Contact NamePersonUnstructuredNameFullNameTThe name of a person represented in a free format text. It may contain a complete name (first, family and other given names) or parts of it. This representation of a person's name is commonly used where the name is not used for proof of identity matching hence it is not required to be strongly validated. Examples of its use are: The name of the person who is used as a contact on behalf of an Organisation or the name of the recipient of a correspondence. Name of the person to be contacted on behalf of a Payer.  All questions regarding the payroll will be directed to this contact.
Payer Electronic ContactElectronicContact   
Payer E-mail AddressElectronicMailAddressTDenotes the address of an electronic mail service. E-mail for the nominated contact person. This will be used for certain processing enquiries and general correspondence.
Payer Business Hours Phone NumberTelephoneMinimalNThe number that is associated to a unique provision of telephone service. The telephone number for the nominated contact person for the Payer.  Include area code.  If outside Australia, include country code.  1800, 13 numbers and mobile numbers are allowed.
Payer Postal AddressAddressDetailsPostal   
Payer Address Line 1Line1TFirst line utilising free format, that is used to create a semi structured address. This is the postal address of the Payer.  It may be used to send correspondence for TFN declarations. Unit/apartment and street address must be provided in the 1st and 2nd address lines. It may not be necessary to use both lines. The suburb/town/city, state/territory and postcode must be supplied in the separate fields as specified and must not be included in the first or second address line fields.
Payer Address Line 2Line2TSecond line utilising free format, that is used to create a semi structured address. Address line 2 is used to complete the postal street address of the Payer.  It may be used to send correspondence for TFN declarations.
Payer Suburb/TownLocalityNameTA word or combination of words, by which a geographic locality/suburb is designated or known. This is the suburb, town or locality for the postal address of the Payer.  It may be used to send correspondence for TFN declarations.
Payer State/TerritoryStateOrTerritoryCThe code that is assigned to each Australian State or Territory 

This is the state/territory of the residential address of the payer.  This field is required if the country is not provided or Australia.

AAT| ACT| NSW| NT| QLD| SA| TAS| VIC| WA

Payer PostcodePostcodeTThe Australian descriptor for a postal delivery area, aligned with locality, suburb or place This is the postcode of the postal address of the Payer. It may be used to send correspondence for TFN declarations. This is mandatory if the Payee's country code is either not supplied or Australia (AU).
Payer Country CodeCountryCThis represents the Country Code as prescribed by AS4590 and inherited from ISO 3166 

The country code for the postal address of the Payer. It does not need to be supplied if country is AU.

ad| ae| af| ag| ai| al| am| ao| aq| ar| as| at| au| aw| ax| az| ba| bb| bd| be| bf| bg| bh| bi| bj| bl| bm| bn| bo| bq| br| bs| bt| bv| bw| by| bz| ca| cc| cd| cf| cg| ch| ci| ck| cl| cm| cn| co| cr| cu| cv| cw| cx| cy| cz| de| dj| dk| dm| do| dz| ec| ee| eg| eh| er| es| et| fi| fj| fk| fm| fo| fr| ga| gb| gd| ge| gf| gg| gh| gi| gl| gm| gn| gp| gq| gr| gs| gt| gu| gw| gy| hk| hm| hn| hr| ht| hu| id| ie| il| im| in| io| iq| ir| is| it| je| jm| jo| jp| ke| kg| kh| ki| km| kn| kp| kr| kw| ky| kz| la| lb| lc| li| lk| lr| ls| lt| lu| lv| ly| ma| mc| md| me| mf| mg| mh| mk| ml| mm| mn| mo| mp| mq| mr| ms| mt| mu| mv| mw| mx| my| mz| na| nc| ne| nf| ng| ni| nl| no| np| nr| nu| nz| om| pa| pe| pf| pg| ph| pk| pl| pm| pn| pr| ps| pt| pw| py| qa| re| ro| rs| ru| rw| sa| sb| sc| sd| se| sg| sh| si| sj| sk| sl| sm| sn| so| sr| ss| st| sv| sx| sy| sz| tc| td| tf| tg| th| tj| tk| tl| tm| tn| to| tr| tt| tv| tw| tz| ua| ug| um| us| uy| uz| va| vc| ve| vg| vi| vn| vu| wf| ws| ye| yt| za| zm| zw

PayrollPayroll   
Pay/Update DatePaymentRecordTransactionDDate on which a payment has been made by an entity. 

For Submit event, this is the date on which the PAYG withholding for the Payroll Submit Event occurred. It is used to determine what PAYGW period the Payer Gross and PAYGW amounts are to be applied.
For Update Event this is the As At date. It must be any date within the financial year that is being updated.

Payee Record CountInteractionRecordCtThe number of records included in an interaction. Defines the number of child or PAYEVNTEMP records associated with this PAYEVNT record.
Run Date/Time StampMessageTimestampGenerationDtThe generation date and time (ISO 8601 - UTC) of a Business Signal. The timestamp of when the payroll or update data was run. It is used to identify the most recent information for a payee.
Submission IDInteractionTransactionIdThis is a unique identifier to identify a transaction. It must be unique across your ABN, Branch ID and BMS identifier.  If requesting a full file replacement, use the submission ID of the initial payevent submit message being replaced.
Full File Replacement IndicatorAmendmentIIndicator to identify whether the report contains original or amended data.

A choice of TRUE/FALSE values.
true = The report contains amended data
false = The report does not contain amended data

This is used to indicate when this submission is a full file replacement.
TRUE indicates the data provided in this transaction replaces data previously reported under the provided submission ID. It cannot be TRUE for Update events.
FALSE indicates this is the original submission or an Update event.

Payer Period TotalsIncomeTaxAndRemuneration   
Payer Total PAYGW AmountPayAsYouGoWithholdingTaxWithheldAThis is the value, during the relevant period, for the amount withheld under the Pay As You Go (PAYG) arrangement. 

This is reported as the Payer's PAYGW obligation for the payroll period ending in the pay date. The Payer Total PAYGW amount includes the total value for the payroll period being reported and represents the difference between the last reported YTD and the current report. Refer to STP Business Implementation Guide on what is to be included in this element.
This field must not be supplied in the Update Event.

Payer Total Gross PaymentsTotalGrossPaymentsWithholdingAThe total of salary, wages and other payments paid during the reporting period from which an amount must be withheld. 

This is reported as the Payer's Total Gross payments for the payroll period ending in the pay date. It includes the total value for the payroll period being reported and represents the difference between the last reported YTD and the current report. Refer to STP Business Implementation Guide on what is to be included in this element.
This field must not be supplied in the Update Event.

Reporting Party DeclarationDeclaration   
Payer Declarer IdentifierSignatoryIdentifierTIdentifier defined and used by the ABR device credential holder to identify a user. The user identifier must allow the ABR credential owner or an external auditor to uniquely identify the individual that made the declaration. The name of the individual that made the declaration for the Payer.
Payer Declaration DateSignatureDThis is the date on which the declaration is signed by the reporting entity. This is the date the individual signed and accepted the terms of the declaration on behalf of the Payer.
Payer Declaration Acceptance IndicatorStatementAcceptedIIndicates that the terms stated in the Declaration Text have been accepted or declined. This indicates the Payer's acceptance of the declaration statement.
IntermediaryInt   
Intermediary ABNAustralianBusinessNumberIdA unique public identifier issued to all entities registered in the Australian Business Register (ABR), to be used in their dealings with government. Companies registered under the Corporations Law and business entities carrying on an enterprise in Australia are entitled to an ABN. The ABN of the Registered Agent or Intermediary supplying the data.
Registered Agent NumberTaxAgentNumberIdAn external identifier issued by the ATO on behalf of the Tax Agent's Board.  It is used to uniquely identify an individual who has been registered by the Board as a Tax Agent. The Registered Agent Number issued by TPB that is associated with Intermediary ABN.  This is not mandatory.
Intermediary Contact NamePersonUnstructuredNameFullNameTThe name of a person represented in a free format text. It may contain a complete name (first, family and other given names) or parts of it. This representation of a person's name is commonly used where the name is not used for proof of identity matching hence it is not required to be strongly validated. Examples of its use are: The name of the person who is used as a contact on behalf of an Organisation or the name of the recipient of a correspondence. This is the authorised nominated contact person for the intermediary.
Intermediary Electronic ContactElectronicContact   
Intermediary E-mail AddressElectronicMailAddressTDenotes the address of an electronic mail service. The email address of the nominated contact person for the intermediary.
Intermediary Business Hours Phone NumberTelephoneMinimalNThe number that is associated to a unique provision of telephone service. The telephone number for the nominated contact person for the Intermediary.  Include area code.  If outside Australia, include country code.  1800, 13 numbers and mobile numbers are allowed.
Intermediary DeclarationDeclaration   
Intermediary Declarer IdentifierSignatoryIdentifierTIdentifier defined and used by the ABR device credential holder to identify a user. The user identifier must allow the ABR credential owner or an external auditor to uniquely identify the individual that made the declaration.The identifier used can be specified by the ABR credential owner providing it allows identification as above. Examples of suitable identifiers include a user login, a full name or an E-mail address.The name of the individual that made the declaration on behalf of the intermediary.
Intermediary Declaration DateSignatureDThis is the date on which the declaration is signed by the reporting entity.The actual date on which the declaration is signed by the reporting entity, not the date on which the relationship commenced or any 'default' or 'dummy' date.This is the date the individual signed and accepted the terms of the Declaration on behalf of the intermediary.
Intermediary Declaration Acceptance IndicatorStatementAcceptedIIndicates that the terms stated in the Declaration Text have been accepted or declined.

A choice of TRUE/FALSE values.
true = Indicates that the terms stated in the Declaration Text have been accepted.
false = Indicates that the terms stated in the Declaration Text have been declined.

This indicates the Payers acceptance of the declaration statement on behalf of the intermediary.

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