ePayroll Blog


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 ..


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 ..


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 ..


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 ..



06 / 3 / 2013

We've got a big announcement to share with you! Timesheet integration is coming soon... Keep an eye out on our website and Facebook page for live updates! (https://twitter.com/#!/Aussiepay) (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Aussiepay/133732174786)  ..


HC online: Employee sick over Christmas? Must re-credit leave

20 / 12 / 2012

It’s not an unheard of dilemma: an employee becomes ill whilst on annual leave. “I’d like to transfer the days during my annual leave that I was ill for my sick leave please”, an employee might say. But instead of laughing in their face, the Fair Work Act sets it out in black and white. Read the full article... ..


ATO Release - Hundreds of tax cheats convicted

13 / 12 / 2012

'In the last quarter, 465 individuals and companies were convicted for tax and superannuation criminal offences resulting in over $1.56 million in fines and penalties'. Click the link below to find out more... http://ato.gov.au/content/00341041.htm ..


Fair Work Ombudsman reveals the 10 most common excuses made by bosses

07 / 12 / 2012

When he is investigating breaches of workplace rights, the Fair Work Ombudsman comes across a few pearlers of excuses from bosses for underpaying employees (http://www.smartcompany.com.au/industrial-relations/051355-fair-work-ombudsman-on-the-lookout-for-underpayment-of-employees-with-300-000-prosecution-and-62-000-fine.html). 1. & ..


Some Helpful Calculators...

04 / 12 / 2012

1. Annual Leave Calculators NSW This calculator will assist you to calculate a NSW employees accumulated entitlement as per the Annual Holidays Act 1944. Please click on this link to access the leave calculator. (http://paycheck.fwo.gov.au/leave ..


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