Annual ATO closure
The Australian Tax Office (ATO) will be closed from midday Friday 22 December 2017 to 8.00am Tuesday 2 January 2018 over the festive season.
The Tax Agent Portal Dashboard and BAS Agent Portal Dashboard will be available to check portal availability.
The ATO’s technical help desk will be available from 7.00am to 6.00pm weekdays, excluding public holidays and 10.00am to 4.00pm Saturdays to assist with technical log on, connection, firewall and VPN issues.
The Tax Office will hold returns and forms not processed before the annual closure until processing resumes in the New Year.
Lodgements made after 7 December may not issue until the New Year.