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how do i submit STP on behalf of my client as a registered tax or bas agent?

Submit STP on behalf as a Registered Tax or BAS agent

Registered Tax agents can submit STP on behalf of their clients through Microkeeper.

Agents will be required to have registered their own Microkeeper account.

As the Tax/BAS Agent you will:

  1. Record your practicing ABN on in the Global Settings of your Tax/BAS Agent Microkeeper account
    Navigate to Menu > Settings > General > Global Settings > under Business Contact Information - ABN, enter the business ABN.

  2. Select if you have either a TAN or RAN number
    Navigate to Menu > Settings > General > Global Settings > under Single Touch Payroll STP Settings, click the button "Are you a Registered Tax Agent submitting for another business?" and select either RAN or TAN number.

  3. Record your TAN/RAN number
    Navigate to Menu > Settings > General > Global Settings > under Single Touch Payroll STP Settings, enter your TAN/RAN number under This business - TAN/RAN

  4. Request your clients SSID number and attach to your Tax Agent Portal.

As the Client you will need to: 

  1. Link the Tax/BAS Agent to the Client/Organisations Microkeeper system.
    Navigate to Menu > Manage > Linked Users > Click Add User, enter your Tax agents Microkeeper username. (Note: This user will have full access to your account)

  2. Select the linked Tax/Bas Agent to report STP on your behalf
    Navigate to Menu > Settings > General > Global Settings > under Single Touch Payroll STP Settings, under External Tax Agent, select your Tax Agents ABN.

  3. Provide your Tax agent with your SSID.
    Navigate to Menu > Settings > General > Global Settings > under ATO/SBR 'Software ID' you can find your SSID number.