How to register stp software with ato

How to register stp software with ato? Auditing software is now immensely popular among auditors. Enterprises are using auditing software to track and monitor every aspect of their functions and processes. Often auditing software products are used to pick up invoice number, shipment location, machine breakdowns, resource utilization etc.

How to register software with Australian Taxation Office – The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) regulates the work of many businesses Australia wide. This is achieved through the laws and regulations enforced by the organisations employees. If a business decides to run their operations without adhering strictly to these laws, it can result in penalties and charges being imposed. In the context of a business that relies on software to operate daily, non-registration with the ATO could result in serious consequences.


In this article, you will learn how to register your STP software with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

Step 1: Go to the ATO website.

Step 2: Click on “Register for a myGov account”.

Step 3: Create an account by entering your email address and creating a password. You can also link your social media accounts if you wish.

Step 4: Once you have created your account, click on “STP Software”.

Step 5: Enter all the necessary information for registering your software with the ATO.

To register your STP software with the ATO, you need to submit an Application for Registration form. This is done online through myGov.

The application for registration form can be found here:

You will need to enter details about your business in this form before submitting it to the ATO. The ATO will then contact you and ask you to submit further information in order to complete the process of registration.


How do I register my Software ID with the ATO access manager?

Applies to:

Reckon GovConnect users for Reckon Accounts Busines/Hosted, Payroll premier or Reckon One.


You can register your Software ID via ATO access manager, for STP, please see below instructions:

Please note: For Reckon Accounts Hosted users, you will notice a Software ID listed inside Hosted itself, this is separate and not related to Single Touch Payroll services. Please do NOT use the Software ID listed inside Reckon Accounts Hosted itself for Single Touch Payroll, only use the Software ID in GovConnect STP

1) Go to and click Login.

2) Once you click Login the following screen will appear. In the Select the drop-down box, choose your local Auskey. If your local Auskey is not found, you may need to re-download it. Once you have selected a credential from the list, click Continue

3) Once you have logged in, click My hosted SBR Software Services in the left-hand menu

4) Once the screen loads, click Notify the ATO of your hosted service.

5) In the ABN field enter 14003348730 and click Search. Reckon Limited should then appear in the software service provider list. Click Reckon Limited.

6) You then need to enter the Software ID from your Reckon GovConnect STP application found at

Click on Reckon GovConnect,open the business you have registered, and click Company & Adviser Info. You will then see your Software ID listed. Note: You will need to have set up your STP application in the Reckon Customer Portal prior to this step.

7) Once you have done this, click Next. The Software ID is now registered, and you should be able to submit Single Touch Payroll data via Reckon GovConnect.

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