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STP becomes law for smaller employers

Legislation to extend Single Touch Payroll to employers with 19 or less employees was passed by parliament today. The reforms come into effect from 1 July 2019 and will impact about 780,000 smaller employers.

300,000 employers told to start STP reporting now

The Australian Taxation Office is writing to 300,000 employers this month to tell them to “Start Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting now”.

Payday filing – the biggest tax changes in a generation

Inland Revenue has kicked off a major payday filing advertising campaign to tell New Zealanders how the biggest changes to the tax system in a generation will affect almost every business and household.

ATO encourages smaller employers to start STP reporting

The Australian Taxation Office will write to smaller employers in November encouraging them to start Single Touch Payroll reporting. If their payroll software offers STP they can update and start reporting now.

Shifting to payday filing

All New Zealand employers should have received a letter from Inland Revenue reminding them that payday filing is coming and a ‘how to’ video on getting started with your shift to payday filing.

Advisory focus should be on medium business clients   

While many talented young staff may prefer advisory over compliance, too much time is spent promoting apps to small business clients, when medium and large businesses account for two thirds of revenue.

IR payday filing seminars

Inland Revenue has scheduled 300 seminars to help New Zealand employers prepare for payday filing. Adjusting to a new payroll system is not something you want to leave till the last minute.