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2021 Federal Budget - Tax Table changes from 1 July 2020
Wednesday, 21 October 2020
2021 Federal Budget - Tax Table changes from 1 July 2020.

The 2021 Federal Budget was announced on 6 October 2020 and received Royal Assent on 14 October 2020. The announcement has a heavy emphasis on getting Australia back on track for economic recovery in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak. 

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Thursday, 3 September 2020
The JobKeeper extension, what does it mean for your payroll?

In an effort to provide targeted and proportionate support to eligible employers and employees, the Australian Government has introduced a tier-based system and lower payment rates for JobKeeper fortnights starting 28 September 2020.

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Thursday, 11 June 2020
Closely Held Payee exemption deadline extended.

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, The ATO has extended the exemption deadline for Closely Held Payees from 1 July 2020 to 1 July 2021.

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Monday, 8 June 2020
Version 21.00 for FYE 30 June 2021 now available! 

View our detailed log of changes and download the latest upgrade.

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Friday, 29 May 2020
EOFY Guides now up-to-date for FYE 30 June 2020. 

Read our STP End-Of-Financial-Year Survival Guide here.​

Not yet STP Reporting? Read our EOFY Survival Guide here.

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Monday, 25 May 2020
Superannuation Contributions Explained has been recently updated.

Learn more about Reportable Employer Superannuation, Concessional and Non-Concessional Superannuation Contributions. Additional detail provided as a result of questions to our Support Team members.

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Monday, 18 May 2020
Updated our JobKeeper Guidance on Unpaid Pandemic Leave.

The Fair Work Commission made determinations that Employees employed under one of the 99 Awards varied on 8th April 2020 can access up to 2 weeks’ unpaid pandemic leave (or more by agreement with their employer) if they're prevented from working.

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Tuesday, 12 May 2020
Updated our JobKeeper Guidance on FINISH Fortnights.

We have recently updated our guidance providing additional detail on setting up JobKeeper Finish Fortnight.  

JobKeeper Enrollment Extension
Monday, 4 May 2020
Extension of time to enroll for the JobKeeper scheme.

The Commissioner has extended the time to enroll for the initial JobKeeper periods from 30 April 2020 until 31 May 2020.

4 May 2020

Extension of time to enroll for the JobKeeper scheme.


PLEASE NOTE: the Commissioner has extended the time to enroll for the initial JobKeeper periods from 30 April 2020 until 31 May 2020.
 

If you enrol by 31 May, you will still be able to claim for the fortnights ending in April and May provided you meet all the eligibility requirements for each of those fortnights. This includes having paid your employees by the appropriate date for each fortnight.
 

For the first two fortnights (30 March – 12 April and 13 April – 26 April), the ATO will accept the minimum $1,500 payment for each fortnight has been paid by you even if it has been paid late, provided it is paid by you by 8 May. If you do not pay your employees by this date, you will not be able to claim JobKeeper for the first two fortnights.​

  • The latest ATO Jobkeeper Payment Guidance is here.

  • Read the Fair Work Ombudsman JobKeeper wage subsidy scheme guidance here.

  • Read our e-PayDay® JobKeeper Payment - Getting Started Guide here.

  • Watch the latest TAPS JobKeeper Webinar here.

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