New Rules to claim Deductions and more Contractor Reporting

New rules have now passed parliament that impose new rules to claim deductions, as well as require more industries to report payments made to contractors. New Deduction Rules From 1 July 2019, you will not be able to claim an income tax deduction for certain payments...
Single Touch Payroll for Microbusiness

Single Touch Payroll for Microbusiness

Single Touch Payroll (STP) is a massive change that will require all employers to electronically report to the ATO. It is already mandatory for larger employers, and it is proposed to be mandatory for all employers from 1 July 2019. In welcome news, the ATO has...
Employer Alert -Retail Award

Employer Alert -Retail Award

From 1 November 2018, casual employees engaged under the General Retail Award 2010 will be entitled to an additional 15% pay for all work performed on a Saturday. This is up from the additional 10% when working between 7am – 6pm on a Saturday (plus their casual...