We've updated this page with 2020 PLS validation messages.
The ATO is decommissioned AUSkey on 27 March 2020. See AUSkey decommissioning on the ATO website for more details.
There are a number of PLS rejections that the ATO has identified as a known issue. This includes XML03 errors and other rejections. For the full list, see List of PLS/SBR issues
To fix your rejected tax return, follow these 3 steps:
Find the error code in your rejection report as shown below.
To view the rejection report
- Open the tax return
- From the Menu bar select Lodgment > Electronic > PLS reports.
Errors are grouped into 3 categories, and each has its own prefix:
Form errors examples:
Click the category tab below to find your error code.
When you've fixed the issue, press F3 to validate and complete the form. Then relodge the return.
From the Lodgment Manager homepage, edit the status of the form to be Lodged or In progress. This will remove the return
Open the tax return,
- Follow the menu path: Lodgment > Update > I P T C F forms.
- Select the default Single Return and click OK.
- Click the drop-down list at the Status field, select the required status and click OK.