What you need to know about Payroll Tax

Share Mark Channell, Director of Jigsaw Advisory, has a wealth of knowledge in the accounting industry and he shares with us the ins and outs of Payroll Tax. It is that time of the year again, 2013 Payment Summaries are due, and quite often, what is overlooked is the business payroll tax liability. It is your responsibility to register for payroll tax, and if you do not, the consequences are...

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Payroll Summaries aka Group Certificates

Share By now all of your employees should have their group certificates. If not it’s time to get on to that as they were due on the 14th of July. Once you have handed the group certificates out, you will have to send an Empdupe file to the ATO. The group certificates can be completed manually using forms provided from the ATO or electronically through you accounting or payroll system if it has...

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Important changes in super contributions

Share Did you know that as of 1 of July 2013 the Super Guarantee amount changed from 9% to 9.25%? This is something that will generally be updated in your accounting or payroll package but you will need to double check that it actually has been updated. We have experienced a number of software programs that don’t update the amounts but also don’t inform you that it is a manual procedure....

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Austral Cloud is excited to roll out an amazing Xero add on partner…

Share  DEPUTY Deputy is the all-in-one, web-based solution that simplifies rostering, timesheets, tasking and communication. Although Xero has a wonderful inbuilt payroll system, we have found a product that goes the extra mile to add on to Xero. Are you interested in a fully integrated Rostering, Timesheet machine? With a number of businesses now taking this fantastic payroll system on...

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Xero knowledge update – User levels

Share  Did you know that Xero has the benefits of multi level access roles? All businesses whether large or small have a hard time keeping their accounts secure. With Xero you can choose a number of access levels for team members and extended team members i.e. Accountants, Payroll Clerk etc. If you have a look at the screen shot below, you can see a number of user levels. A Payroll...

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