13 Feb 09
Accounting Working Group (AWG)
The ATO’s AWG met on Friday 6 February 2009. As part of its role in considering the integrity of accounts and administrative processes that lead to the population of accounts, the AWG looked at the anticipated administrative impact of the 20% PAYG instalment deferral for the December 2008 quarter and the temporary investment allowance. The ATO also provided an update on the pre-filling of income tax returns and advised Group members of an ATO project that is exploring the feasibility of dispatching instalment activity statements (Forms R, S and T) electronically to tax agents who are registered for electronic channels.