GUEST OPINION: The pandemic, ongoing lockdowns and tax return time are leading to a perfect scam storm, says Dr Suranga Seneviratne from the University of Sydney’s School of Computer Science, who provides timely advice on how to spot and avoid a scam.
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.
Australians will soon be able to access digital government services online, including with the Australian Taxation Office, after proving their identity using face verification from biometric authentication company iProov.
The Coalition Government's plan to pay Australians to make up for the money they have lost due to either losing their jobs or the fact that their employers have no funds to pay them appears to be a curiously long-winded exercise, which may end up being of little use.
A number of Federal Government departments are unlikely to meet a September deadline set by the Department of Home Affairs to migrate their data from a company that is now totally Chinese owned to a new data centre.
A surprisingly high proportion of MIT's Center for Information Systems Research sponsors are Australian organisations.
Accounting software provider Reckon has released a free single touch payroll mobile app before new regulations from the Australian Taxation Office take effect on 1 July.
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 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.
Cloud solutions provider Veritec has appointed Greg Mace as its general manager for sales.
Australia is scheduled to begin a trial of its Govpass ID system in October, a mere two months down the line. Yet, nobody knows who will be the cloud host for the system after Vault Systems (which has recently rebranded itself as Vault) was unceremoniously yanked from the job.
The trial of Govpass, the ID system that is being planned so Australians can avoid having to repeatedly prove their identity when using government services, will go ahead in October as planned, despite the fact that the cloud provider, Vault Systems, was unceremoniously shown the door.
ASD-certified Protected cloud provider Vault Systems has lost its role as cloud host of the Govpass ID system, with the government's Digital Transformation Agency deciding instead that the Australian Taxation Office and the Department of Human Services would assume responsibility for hosting the components of the digital identity system.
Single touch payroll (STP), the next move by the Australian Taxation Office to streamline payroll reporting, is scheduled to take effect from 1 July.
Customer experience and contact centre vendor Genesys has appointed Tony Winterbottom as principal for its ANZ government practice.
The Australian Taxation Office has deployed AppDynamics’ performance monitoring application to monitor its critical applications, including MyTax, a web-based platform that enables tax return lodgments
The Australian Taxation Office is chasing a sum of $2.9 billion in back taxes which it says is owed by a number of big multinationals.
Officials from the Australian Taxation Office are unhappy about the fact that their employer is being linked to Centrelink over the automated debt recovery programme launched by the latter in December.
The Australian Taxation Office is yet to recover from the effects of a hardware crash in December, with the organisation continuing to face issues with system stability.
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