Your Payroll seen by the ATO … All Year

The Single Touch Payroll (STP) is law and applies to all employers. Who? All employers must participate. “substantial” employers, (20 or more employees by headcount), The count happens as of 1 April, 2018. they should enter STP during the year 1 July 2018 to 30 June...

Debtor Rights

This article is by Victoria Legal Aid, to learn more about their services visit www.legalaid.vic.gov.au If your client is in debt, they have the right to be protected from illegal behaviour from creditors and debt collectors. They have the right to: not be...

Accounting and Bookkeeping: What’s the difference?

As a business owner you’ll be concentrating on product or service delivery. When major events occur, it is easy for your attention to be fully absorbed.  Then year-end arrives and you can find yourself in a pickle – without the clear financial information you need to...

NES Changed – Unpaid Family Violence Leave

The Fair Work Commission approved a new unpaid leave entitlement for employees dealing with family and domestic violence. This came into effect on 1 August 2018. The New Entitlement Employees covered by an award that includes this clause are entitled to 5 days unpaid...

Superannuation contribution cap changes

Excerpt from ATO – Superannuation contribution cap changes Find out if the superannuation contribution cap changes affect you. This information is relevant to you if you: receive contributions from your employer into super salary sacrifice into super make personal...

Casual Conversion Clause Letter

The introduction of the casual conversion clause will affect the rights and obligations of employers who employ casual people who work on a regular and systematic basis. Please note that this may not be relevant to all current and future employees, and you are...

STP Clarification

On Friday 7th December 2018, the ATO issued a clarification in relation to the legislation to extend Single Touch Payroll to all employers from 1st July 2019. Please note that this legislation has not yet passed the Parliament, despite some public commentary that...