The Department of the Treasury has extended its contract with software company Link4, and has agreed to continue using its e-invoicing services after a successful initial 12-month period.
The Australian Taxation Office has announced plans to buy additional managed IT services.
Cloud accounting provider Xero says it will acquire Tickstar, a Sweden-based e-invoicing infrastructure business.
The Australian Taxation Office’s (ATO) mandate for all federal government agencies to adopt e-invoicing by July 2022 will get cashflow back to small and medium-sized suppliers significantly faster than current invoicing processes, according to SAP Concur.
More than two million Australians have created digital identities through the government my.Gov portal in order to access digital services, a statement from two ministers says.
The Digital Transformation Agency's digital ID program has been described as insecure and unfit for purpose by security researchers who last year found vulnerabilities in the government's COVIDSafe app.
The Australian Taxation Office has signed five managed network services contracts with Optus Business, a division of Singtel Optus, Australia's second biggest telco, with each to run for three years initially, with the option of being extended thrice for two years at a time. The total value of the contracts is $233.32 million.
Fibre and network solutions provider Vocus has signed a three-year deal to provide secure national data and Internet services to the Australian Taxation Office.
After what seems an eternity, an Australian company, born and bred right here, has landed what always seemed to be impossible: a whole-of-government cloud deal with an Australian Government entity.
The Australian Taxation Office is stepping up its support to help businesses know what they need to do and make the necessary move to myGovID ahead of the impending retirement of AUSkey - alerting business that the secure login to government online services cannot be extended beyond the portal shutdown date.
The decade old AUSKey and Manage ABN Connections services are set to be retired by the Australia Tax Office (ATO).
A surprisingly high proportion of MIT's Center for Information Systems Research sponsors are Australian organisations.
The Australian Government's myGov website has crashed as taxpayers pile on to file their returns in a bid to get the sum of a little over $500 that will come to some as part of the laws to cut tax passed recently.
The usage of the government myGov portal has risen by 40% in the last 12 months, a statement from the Department of Human Services claims, with 500,000 users logging in on a daily basis.
The Federal Government has allocated $67.2 million in the forthcoming budget for use in fresh trials around its myGovID identify system, a trial of which began in October last year for iPhone users.
Companies which employ 19 or fewer people will have to report through the single touch payroll (STP) system from 1 July, the Australian Taxation Office says, adding that they can take additional time until 30 September to do so if required.
The government has kicked off a pilot of its myGovID identity solution on the last day of October, with the trial open to people who have iPhones at the outset as a private, beta app is available for this operating system only. An Android app is expected to be issued next year and a Web interface to be provided after that.
Amazon plans to enter the Australian Protected cloud market, but it really can't be bothered to offer the same service as it does to the American Government, it would appear.
App developer Elegant Media, the only Australian app development company with an ISO 9001 accreditation, has secured a deal to supply an app for the Australian Taxation Office to use in staff induction.
The Federal Government intends to ask Australians to have a single ID check and then create something known as Govpass to prove their identity when dealing with any government agency.
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