11 Jul 08 ATO response on Member Contribution StatementsIn 2008 TAXVINE No 25 (59) (27 June 2008), Member 2 commented on the difficulties he experienced in trying to lodge outstanding Member Contribution Statement (MCS) letters following letters from the ATO. The ATO has now provided the following response:
"In response to the issue raised in TAXVINE No 25, we are aware some tax agents have experienced difficulty in lodging 2006-07 and earlier year member contributions statements. This was due to software and ATO systems issues. Where tax agents are still having difficulty lodging member contribution statements and require additional time to lodge they should call 13 72 86 FKC 4 4."