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Single Touch Payroll: The Changes Coming in 2017

19 / 4 / 2017

The Australian government announced Single Touch Payroll back in 2014, a new initiative to streamline tax and superannuation reporting obligations, allowing employers to report salary or wages, PAYG withholding and super details directly to the ATO at the same time as they pay their employees. The legislation was included in  ..

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Another Celebrity Chef Uncovered Underpaying Wages

18 / 4 / 2017

Celebrity Chef Adrian Richardson has been the latest high-profile chef outed in underpaying staff entitlements that include weekend penalty rates. The news comes as George Calombaris recently reimbursed a total of $2.6 million in wages to nearly 200 staff at his renowned restaurants, blaming “poor internal processes in class ..

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Fair Work makes changes to penalty rates

23 / 2 / 2017

The Fair Work Commission has announced a decision to cut penalty rates in select hospitality and retail modern awards. The decision affects rates for those working on public holidays and weekends (both permanent and casual employees), and also employees working late nights or early mornings in the Restaurant and Fast Food awards.  ..

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A third of Australians missing out on Super

08 / 12 / 2016

Approximately 2.4 million workers in Australia are missing out on some or all of their super payments, according to a report from Industry Super Australia. Australian employers are responsible for ensuring at least 9.5% of their workers earnings over $450 are contributed into super. These contributions are due to be paid by the 28th of ..

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3 Payroll Planning Tips for Year End | Our Christmas Hours

02 / 12 / 2016

- 3 Payroll Planning Tips for Year End - Our Hours With Christmas fast approaching, it can be easy to overlook your payroll requirements, so here are our quick 3 planning tips for a seamless End of Year. 1. Planning Ahead Sometimes at this time of the year, payrolls require processing in advance or you may n ..

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Labour Day Long Weekend & Your Payroll

29 / 9 / 2016

This coming long weekend celebrates Labour Day on Monday 3 October in select states across Australia (NSW, ACT, QLD and SA only). Your Payroll If we facilitate the payment of your employees on your behalf, note that we will not be initiating any payments on Monday 3 October. If we facilitate your employee payments and you would  ..

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ATO issues final 2016/2017 tax coefficients commencing October 2016

07 / 9 / 2016

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has confirmed final 2016/2017 tax coefficients to be in effect from 1 October 2016. This will mean that we will receive and apply the coefficients and new tax rates from payrolls with an accounting date of 1/10/2016 or beyond. The Budget (Bill) has not passed through the House of Representatives; h ..

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Electronic Commerce Interface (ECI) is now closing.

06 / 6 / 2016

You are likely to receive a letter from the ATO advising you that the Electronic Commerce Interface (ECI) is closing at the end of this financial year. Electronic Commerce Interface (ECI) used to communicate end of financial year Payment Summary information will be replaced by a new interface called Standard Business Reporting (SBR). What doe ..

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Wage Review Decision and How It Affects You

01 / 6 / 2016

The Fair Work Commission announced on May 31 that it will lift the national minimum to $672.70 a week or $17.70 an hour. This is an increase of $15.80 per week. The new rate is effective from the first pay period commencing on or after 1 July 2016. What you need to do If you have staff currently on minimum wage, you will need to check your ..

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Check your payroll: Back-pay awarded for retail worker underpaid $34,000 over 15 years

20 / 3 / 2013

In a bizarre case of mismanagement, the Fair Work Ombudsman has ordered a retail worker be awarded more than $34,000 after discovering he was underpaid for nearly 15 years. Read more (http://www.smartcompany.com.au/industrial-relations/054699-check-your-payroll-back-pay-awarded-for-retail-worker-underpaid-34-000-over-15-years.html?u ..

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