Single Touch Payroll update
Employers with 19 or fewer employees are required to start reporting through Single Touch Payroll (STP) from 1 July, 2019.
The ATO will be wokring with employers to support them as they transition into STP, including allowing small employers to start reporting any time from 1 July to 30 September (and the ATO will also be ‘generous’ in granting deferrals to small employers who need more time to start STP reporting).
Note also that employers with 19 or less employees do not need to report ‘closely held payees’ in 2019\20 and can report closely held payees information quarterly from 1 July 2020.
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