Socials

Socials

Increase to national minimum wage

The Fair Work Commission has increased the national minimum wage by 5.2% or roughly $1 an hour to $21.38 an hour. The Hospitality and Tourism sector, along with other hard hit industries like Aviation, has been given a temporary reprieve with the wage increase to apply from 1 October 2022. The wage increase however has […]

Employers note: disruption to ATO service or super payments later this month

The SW team wish to advise you that the ATO’s Small Business Superannuation Clearing House (SBSCH) online service will NOT be available from 11:30pm on Saturday 25 June to 7:00am on Sunday 26 June 2022 AEST, due to scheduled maintenance. It is important to note, super payments can take up to 7 business days to […]

Don’t get caught out by upcoming superannuation changes

From 1 July 2022, there will be several changes to superannuation designed to make it easier for people to grow retirement savings and create opportunities for those who are younger, older and low-income earners. A number of changes are being implemented that will affect who is required to be paid superannuation, the Super Guarantee (SG) […]

Employment Taxes update 2022

At our annual Employment Taxes update for the Not-for-profit, Government and Corporate sectors we reviewed the latest tax news and the employment taxes impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. During these webinars our tax experts provided an update on: New and topical developments including recent cases and ATO FBT compliance activity FBT recap and hot topics […]

Outsourced services

Offering a streamlined, efficient, end-to-end service for private clients and businesses, our outsourced services help to free you from the burden of administration and allow you to focus on your business. Maintaining a close day-to-day involvement with your organisation, its performance and key stakeholders, we provide tangible value adds and alert you to critical issues […]

Outsourced services

Offering a streamlined, efficient, end-to-end service for private clients and businesses, our outsourced services help to free you from the burden of administration and allow you to focus on your business. Maintaining a close day-to-day involvement with your organisation, its performance and key stakeholders, we provide tangible value adds and alert you to critical issues […]

Mental Health & Wellbeing Levy

The Mental Health and Wellbeing Levy will fund a complete rebuild of the mental health program in Victoria. This will be implemented as a payroll tax surcharge and come into effect from 1 January 2022. What is the Mental Health and Wellbeing Levy? The Mental Health and Wellbeing Levy was a recommendation of the Victorian […]

The expansion of Single Touch Payroll

The expansion of Single Touch Payroll will now require employers to report additional payroll information on payday and aims to remove the burden of manually reporting to multiple government agencies. This will come into effect on 1 January 2022. What is Single Touch Payroll? Single Touch Payroll (STP) is a mandatory obligation which commenced on […]

Webinar FAQs: Changes to the treatment of casualised workforce 

Following the webinar on 16 September, we have collated some of the FAQs to assist you and your organisation to make these changes. What we can assist with Collating a list of all employees who have continuous service Reviewing periods of continuous employment to determine any periods of a break in service Determining average weekly […]

Changes to treatment of casualised workforce

Employers are required to review and reassess their contracts for casual employees before 27 September 2021. Review required for casual labour contracts It is a common misconception that casual employees are not entitled to any personal, annual and long service leave based on the premise that they receive a loading on hourly rates as compensation. […]