STP finalisation for staff is due by 31st July – make sure you reconcile your payroll accounts BEFORE you press the button.
If we manage the whole payroll shebang for you, we have reconciled your accounts and need your permission to finalise – make sure you review and sign.
If we are supporting you, but you are the STP submitter for your business, we have sent you instructions on how to finalise.
Who? What? When? Where? Why? Reach out if you need a hand to sort out your payroll!
Government grants just announced – very little detail available at the moment
New grants program for micro businesses
‘Jobsaver’ employee retention scheme providing cashflow support to businesses to help them retain staff.
An extension to the previously announced business grants
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Do several members of your family have the same taste in work clothes because you work together in a family business?
From 1st July 2021 the exemption for businesses to regularly report wages for closely held employees (owners/directors/shareholders & their family members) is being removed.
Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting for closely held employees must be at least quarterly, declaring a wage as at 30th June each year will no longer be acceptable.
Don’t forget superannuation paid on behalf of all employees (including owners/directors) has increased to 10% for wages paid (bank transfer) on or after 1st July 2021 (based on payment date not period worked).
Annual concessional super contribution caps have increased to $27,500 for the 2021/22 financial year.
Remember how Group Certificates / Payment Summaries have been phased out and Single Touch Payroll (STP) has taken over?
Its now time to reconcile your payroll accounts and finalise income statements for your employees. You have until 31st July 2021.
Shortly your staff may ask you for a Group Certificate/Payment Summary. Staff will not be receiving any documentation from you, Group Certificates have been replaced by Income Statements under the STP system. An annual ‘STP Finalisation’ to the ATO by 14th July. Staff will be able to access details in their MyGov account. Personal tax
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