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  • Tax Office releases AUSkey for Linux

    The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has made good on its promise to support Linux in its next-generation authentication software, dubbed AUSkey, with the reference distribution being Ubuntu with the Firefox Web browser.

  • Linux users to get AUSkey access before Christmas

    The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has confirmed Linux users will finally have access to its AUSkey authentication software within two months, following compatibility complaints in May when the service was launched for Windows and Mac OS X only.

  • Human Services, super next on list for SBR

    The Australian Treasury has targeted the Department of Human Services and superannuation as next on the list for inclusion in the Standard Business Reporting (SBR) scheme.

  • SBR gets open source tool, AUSkey coming to Linux

    National Linux advocacy body Linux Australia has added its support for the federal government's Standard Business Reporting initiative by planning an open source SBR integration project, meanwhile work begins at the ATO on AUSkey for Linux.

  • Linux users cry fail over ATO AUSKey compatibility

    The Australian Taxation Office is pushing the AUSkey public key infrastructure (PKI) for secure data exchange when submitting tax returns, but Linux users say they have again been left out in the cold.

  • ATO key to removing taxing government reports

    Businesses can use an encrypted software key to save time dealing with up to 12 State and Federal government agencies for financial reporting and to access services from next week.