ATO IT outage may delay superannuation rollovers, says APRA

APRA has written to the trustees of large super funds about potential delays in processing rollovers resulting from the ATO IT outage.

ATO online services have been suffering from an IT failure early in the week, which could impact on the ability of┬áRegistrable Superannuation Entities (RSE) – APRA-regulated super funds – to process rollover applications in a timely manner.

APRA has taken the step of writing to RSEs to notify them that regulatory action won’t be taken in response to delays resulting from the IT outage. Read more...

ATO website suffers prolonged outage after hardware failure

The ATO website has suffered a prolonged outage, including the Tax Agent Portal, due to a hardware issue.

ATO IT outage may delay superannuation rollovers, says APRA


As of mid-morning Thursday many Tax Agent Portal services are shown as ‘Degraded Performance’, “this function is performing slowly. We are working to correct the issue as quickly as possible”.

Earlier on Thursday the ATO provided the following update:

Thursday Morning Update
15 Dec 2016, 8:51AM AEDT

We have again worked through the night with our partners to continue to restore functionality of our core systems. Read more...