Data entry standards for OSRconnect
Use the following guidelines to ensure all data is entered consistently and accurately into OSRconnect.
Remember that incorrect data could cost your business thousands of dollars in increased administrative costs, penalties and unpaid tax interest (UTI). So it is important to check your data before lodging any returns or transactions.
We conduct compliance activities to make sure the information you submit and the payments you make are correct.
Use the pop-up calendar or enter the date as ddmmyyyy.
Enter the client name exactly as written in the client’s documents (using upper and lower case).
ONEILL or O Neill
SMITH-CARLYLE or Smith Carlyle
D Silvia or D’SILVIA
Each party to the transaction must be entered separately, even if there is more than one person with the same surname.
First name - James
First name - Lauren
First name - James and Lauren
You must include all available information (this includes the client’s full middle name, not just their initials).
First name - Mary
First name - Mary
Where a transferor is acting for someone else, note this in the Last Name field:
- First name - John
- Middle name - William
- Last name - Brown as personal representative
Trustees or trading entities
Private persons as trustees
Enter the trust name in the Trust name field, and the full name of the trustees in the Trustees field:
- Trust name - The Smith Trust
- Trustees - Tom William Brown
Private persons as trading entities
Enter the proprietor’s full name (as for an individual):
- First name - Samuel
- Last name - Pearson
If the client is an individual, the Date of birth field is mandatory. The name of the trading entity does not need to be entered in the transferee details section. However, the trading name should be noted in the detailed property description field if it relates to a transfer of business assets.
Enter the company name exactly as written in the client’s documents (using upper and lower case) in the Company name field. You must provide the ACN. The following abbreviations may be used:
- ATF - as trustee for
- Ltd - Limited
- Pty Ltd - Proprietary Limited
Addresses, lots and plans
Enter street names in full using sentence case. Enter suburbs or towns in full using capitals. For example:
- 'Road' not 'Rd'
- 'Street' not 'St'
- 'BRISBANE' not 'Brisbane' or 'BNE'
Use the PO Box field for post office box numbers only. Enter addresses other than PO box numbers in full in the Street field. Enter suburbs or towns in full using capitals.
GPO Box 4300
Locked Mail Bag 56A
'BRISBANE' not 'Brisbane' or 'BNE'
Lots and plans
If the property is a single lot, enter the lot number in the Lot from field. Use the Lot to field only when entering multiple consecutive lots on the same plan.