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Fair Work Decision: Annual Wage Review 2016-17

06 / 6 / 2017

Today, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) announced its Annual Wage Review Decision for 2016-217. It has been announced that it will lift the national minimum to $694.90 or $18.29 per hour. This represents an increase of 3.3%. This constitutes an increase of $22.20 per week to the weekly rate or $0.59 cents per hour. The FWC’s decision  ..


Budget 2017-18: 3 Payroll Related Changes You Should Know

10 / 5 / 2017

Last night, the Budget for 2017-18 was announced by Treasurer Scott Morrison, unveiling a new plan to boost infrastructure spend, invest in education and improve housing affordability. FIRST HOMEOWNERS A new First Homeowners Supersavers Scheme will now allow first home buyers to use up to $30,000 of voluntary pre-tax superannuation contribut ..


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 obligations came into effect ..


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.  ..


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 ..


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 ..


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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