Sending Payment Summary Data to ATO

If you do self-print Payment Summaries you will have to send the information to the ATO. The ATO definitely does not want paper print-outs. You can either:
Writing the Diskette

You must do this if you self-print Payment Summaries on plain paper. From the Main Menu, Choices; Payment Summaries; Write Diskette.

A diskette can contain more than one data file. This is useful if you have several employer groups.

On the screen asking for Payer Details, PAY-PACK asks for Diskette Drive and File Sequence Number on Diskette. Enter 1 for the first (or only) file, 2 for the second file, etc. PAY-PACK will write the first file as EMPDUPE.A01, the second file as EMPDUPE.A02, etc.

On the screen asking for Payer Details, for Diskette Drive if you enter a blank then PAY-PACK will write the file to the PAY-PACK directory. To find the directory name, from the Main Menu go to Choices; File Information. This is useful in the following cases:
MAGNETIC MEDIA INFORMATION Form

After you have printed the PS's and written the disk file, complete the Magnetic Media Information form. It is on page 194. In the upper right, it has a box with the letters EA. If you cannot find it, let us know and we will fax you a copy.

DO NOT FAX IT. Just include the form with your diskette, and mail it (no stamp needed) to the address on the MMI form:

Magnetic Information Processing Services

Australian Taxation Office

Reply Paid No 923

PO Box 923

ALBURY NSW 2640


Enquiry telephone number is 1800 642 933. The disk must be received by 14 August.




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