http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678 KB - Preparing Reckon Accounts Business & Hosted for Single Touch Payroll (STP) 2018-06-27T06:48:51Z 2018-05-17T05:00:46Z 7736678 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678 7736678 KB - Preparing Reckon Accounts Business & Hosted for Single Touch Payroll (STP) 2018-06-27T06:48:51Z 2018-05-17T05:00:46Z Rav http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/7785796 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/10886433/Rav-Singh1600x1600px_medium.jpg ravsingh STP is mandatory from July 1 2018 for businesses with more than 20 employees. <br />Check out our KB article to get a head start on preparing your data file for the upcoming release of Single Touch Payroll (STP)<br /><br /><b><a href="http://kb.reckon.com.au/issue_view.asp?ID=5661" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Preparing Reckon Accounts Business and Hosted for Single Touch Payroll (STP)</a></b> article knowledgebase knowledgebase 13 6 1 comment preparation, preparing for single touch payroll, stp, single touch payroll http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19529716 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678 19529716 Vija Platacis responded to "KB - Preparing Reckon Accounts Business & Hosted for Single Touch Payroll (STP)" 2018-05-17T23:29:42Z 2018-05-17T23:29:42Z Vija Platacis http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/8152167 https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/8c7fe50e9d61e42ddb784da17b39873f?d=identicon&s=55&r=PG vija_platacis <p>Thanks Rav,</p><p>Just the info needed. When we install&nbsp;the RA 2018 upgrades we can check all this.</p><p>Regards,</p><p>Vija</p> 1 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19539285 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678 19539285 Leshelle responded to "KB - Preparing Reckon Accounts Business & Hosted for Single Touch Payroll (STP)" 2018-05-23T06:43:24Z 2018-05-23T06:43:24Z Leshelle http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/8251624 https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/af026128b26b14dcf31698663afbf8bf?d=identicon&s=55&r=PG leshelle Hi Rav<br /><br />Thanks for the article on preparation of file.<br /><br />What&nbsp; allowance TYPE would I use for&nbsp; "cents per km" allowances that I currently have set up as an allowance? Im guessing CAR, if Transport means Public Transport, and Travel means accomodation?<br />Are these new types defined by the ATO?<br /><br />Leshelle 0 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19539311 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678 19539311 Vija Platacis responded to "KB - Preparing Reckon Accounts Business & Hosted for Single Touch Payroll (STP)" 2018-05-23T07:15:10Z 2018-05-23T07:15:10Z Vija Platacis http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/8152167 https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/8c7fe50e9d61e42ddb784da17b39873f?d=identicon&s=55&r=PG vija_platacis <p>Hi Leshelle,</p><p>How to categorise the Allowances is spelt out in the STP Business Instruction Guide / Allowances section:</p><p><a href="https://softwaredevelopers.ato.gov.au/STPBIG" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://softwaredevelopers.ato.gov.au/STPBIG</a></p><p>Regards,</p><p>Vija</p> 1 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19581514 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678 19581514 Anthony responded to "KB - Preparing Reckon Accounts Business & Hosted for Single Touch Payroll (STP)" 2018-06-14T00:23:16Z 2018-06-14T00:23:16Z Anthony http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/9582158 https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/4a58c808077d6a1992c9d69b2ad6cce1?d=identicon&s=55&r=PG anthony_er5fdzj44dat2 Hi Rav<br /><br />When is 2018 R2 being released for accounts hosted? I have a payroll to run on 2 July..<br /><br />Thanks<br />Anthony 0 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19581652 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19581514 19581652 Rav responded to "KB - Preparing Reckon Accounts Business & Hosted for Single Touch Payroll (STP)" 2018-06-14T02:10:47Z 2018-06-14T02:10:47Z Rav http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/7785796 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/10886433/Rav-Singh1600x1600px_medium.jpg ravsingh Hi Anthony,<br />We're shooting for the 26th for Accounts Hosted so not long to go now. 0 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19581868 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19581514 19581868 Shelley responded to "KB - Preparing Reckon Accounts Business & Hosted for Single Touch Payroll (STP)" 2018-06-14T05:32:06Z 2018-06-14T05:32:06Z Shelley http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/9610481 https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/f6ee073ff824ab19f8adf6adaaeea821?d=identicon&s=55&r=PG shelley_3m85t91uccbi4 Hi RavTo allow STP to be lodged, do I need to get an AUSKEY for Reckon as well as ticking the appropriate box in the Company profile. &nbsp; I usually lodge my BAS through the ATO portal.&nbsp; 1 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19585836 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678 19585836 Shelley responded to "KB - Preparing Reckon Accounts Business & Hosted for Single Touch Payroll (STP)" 2018-06-16T03:57:34Z 2018-06-16T03:57:34Z Shelley http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/9610481 https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/f6ee073ff824ab19f8adf6adaaeea821?d=identicon&s=55&r=PG shelley_3m85t91uccbi4 Hi RavTo allow STP to be lodged, do I need to get an AUSKEY for Reckon as well as ticking the appropriate box in the Company profile. &nbsp; I usually lodge my BAS through the ATO portal. 1 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19587920 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19581514 19587920 Rav responded to "KB - Preparing Reckon Accounts Business & Hosted for Single Touch Payroll (STP)" 2018-06-18T01:48:51Z 2018-06-18T01:48:51Z Rav http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/7785796 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/10886433/Rav-Singh1600x1600px_medium.jpg ravsingh Hi Shelley,<br />Apologies for missing your post,<br /><br />Yes you will need an AUSKEY (you probably have one already if you're using Hosted) for STP lodgements and you will need to register your Software ID that will appear on the new Reckon STP Portal to your AUSKEY.<br /><br />We'll have more info on the process in the coming few days which I'll have up on the Community. 0 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19587934 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19581514 19587934 Shelley responded to "KB - Preparing Reckon Accounts Business & Hosted for Single Touch Payroll (STP)" 2018-06-18T02:09:38Z 2018-06-18T02:09:38Z Shelley http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/9610481 https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/f6ee073ff824ab19f8adf6adaaeea821?d=identicon&s=55&r=PG shelley_3m85t91uccbi4 Hi Rav, I dont already have one as I lodge my bas outside of Hosted.&nbsp; I run numerous companies within my folder, but only 2 pay wages. Im assuming I will need to get an Auskey for both the companies? 0 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19605711 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19581514 19605711 Anthony responded to "KB - Preparing Reckon Accounts Business & Hosted for Single Touch Payroll (STP)" 2018-06-27T06:20:22Z 2018-06-27T06:20:22Z Anthony http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/9582158 https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/4a58c808077d6a1992c9d69b2ad6cce1?d=identicon&s=55&r=PG anthony_er5fdzj44dat2 Hi Rav<br /><br />Can you point me in the direction of the RAH update for 2018 as it was due out on 26th and I can't find it.<br /><br />Thanks<br />Anthony 0 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19605714 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19581514 19605714 Rav responded to "KB - Preparing Reckon Accounts Business & Hosted for Single Touch Payroll (STP)" 2018-06-27T06:23:45Z 2018-06-27T06:23:45Z Rav http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/7785796 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/10886433/Rav-Singh1600x1600px_medium.jpg ravsingh Hi Anthony,<br />Unfortunately due to the tax cut legislation that was passed a few days ago at such a late stage leading up to EOFY it has impacted the release of our tax table update and subsequently Reckon Accounts Hosted 2018.&nbsp;<br /><br />We're looking at release tomorrow for Hosted 2018 barring any unforeseen issues or changes. 0 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19605716 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19581514 19605716 Anthony responded to "KB - Preparing Reckon Accounts Business & Hosted for Single Touch Payroll (STP)" 2018-06-27T06:25:38Z 2018-06-27T06:25:38Z Anthony http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/9582158 https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/4a58c808077d6a1992c9d69b2ad6cce1?d=identicon&s=55&r=PG anthony_er5fdzj44dat2 Thanks Rav.&nbsp;<br /><br />I understand that I can't properly prepare for STP (i.e. allowance configuration) before that the update has been released. Is that correct?<br /><br />Thanks<br />Anthony 0 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19605744 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7736678/replies/19581514 19605744 Rav responded to "KB - Preparing Reckon Accounts Business & Hosted for Single Touch Payroll (STP)" 2018-06-27T06:48:51Z 2018-06-27T06:48:51Z Rav http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/7785796 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/10886433/Rav-Singh1600x1600px_medium.jpg ravsingh Yes the step listed in the KB article above around allowances will need to be performed after the new edition is available tomorrow. I'd recommend ensuring the other steps are completed though and also check out my other post on getting ready for the upgrade -<br /><br /><a href="https://community.reckon.com/reckon/topics/reckon-accounts-hosted-preparing-to-upgrade" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Link https//communityreckoncom/reckon/topics/reckon-accounts-hosted-preparing-to-upgrade"><b>Reckon Accounts Hosted - Preparing to upgrade</b></a> 1