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Connect to the ATO for Single Touch Payroll reporting

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Once you've checked your payroll information, you can finish setting up Single Touch Payroll (STP) by connecting to the ATO. This notifies the ATO that you're using MYOB software to report your STP information. 

What you need

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    Your business's ABN and contact details

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    If you're a tax or BAS agent, you'll also need your own ABN, RAN and Access Manager login details

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    If your business has reported pays to the ATO using STP in other payroll software in the current payroll year, you'll need that software's BMS IDWhat's this?

Who needs to complete these steps?

Only the person setting up Single Touch Payroll will need to connect to the ATO for STP.

Additional users will need to complete other steps to add themselves as declarers before they can send payroll information to the ATO. Learn more about adding another user as a declarer for Single Touch Payroll reporting.

To connect to the ATO

  1. If you haven't already, start the STP setup process and fix any identified issues (Payroll command centre > Payroll reporting Get started). Learn more about starting the STP setup.

  2. On the following screen, click Get Started.

    Steps for setting up STP

  3. Click Next.

  4. Follow the prompts to complete setting up STP. For guidance, refer to the procedure below that's relevant for your role in the business.