STP

STP essentials (relax, it’ll be okay)

With the 1 July 2019 deadline for smaller employees to start reporting via Single Touch Payroll (STP) looming large on the horizon, Tax & Super Australia speaks with Assistant Commissioner John Shepherd, the ATO’s STP program lead, about the STP essentials, and the finer points, that your clients need to know. {A downloadable Fact Sheet

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Single Touch Payroll guidance for your small business clients

  Your smaller employer clients will soon be asking (if they haven’t already) for information and guidance on transitioning to the new way to report tax and superannuation information to the ATO — Single Touch Payroll (STP). Once an employer starts reporting through STP-enabled payroll software they will be sending tax and super information to

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Single Touch Payroll on the horizon — for all

  With Single Touch Payroll (STP) set to become mandatory for all employers in a matter of months, practitioners may find some small business clients have a few questions. Here are the latest developments. As has been reported here before, STP is the government initiative aimed at streamlining employer payroll reporting obligations. The STP regime

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Single Touch Payroll: ATO’s live stream with employers

The ATO has invited several employers to an upcoming “employer engagement” forum next week (on Thursday 16 November) where they will be able to clear up any questions or concerns they still have about Single Touch Payroll (STP). Attending the forum will also be ATO and payroll industry experts, who can answer any questions and

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Single Touch Payroll preparation packs for tax practitioners

The ATO has provided two PDF documents for tax practitioners, tax agents and other tax and payroll professionals — a “Communication resource pack” and a “Tax practitioner presentation” — in preparation for the looming introduction of Single Touch Payroll (STP). (Scroll down for download links.) The ATO says the above resources are intended to: provide

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