Are You Ready for Single Touch Payroll?

The ATO is changing payroll reporting.

Single Touch Payroll is a payroll reporting change for employers.

Employers with 20 or More Employees

As of 1 July 2018 employers with 20 or more employees will need to use Single Touch Payroll.

You will report payments such as salaries and wages, pay as you go (PAYG) withholding and superannuation information from your payroll solution each time you pay your employees.

Count the employees on your payroll as of 1 April to see if you need to get ready for Single Touch Payroll.

Employers with 19 or Less Employees

Single Touch Payroll will be expanded to include employers with 19 or less employees from 1 July 2019. This is subject to legislation being passed in parliament.

For Employers

Download the Single Touch Payroll Get Ready Checklist

For Employees

Download Fact Sheet for Employees

ATO – More Information

For more details see the ATO website:


  • BAS preparation, lodgement, returns & statements
  • Payroll services management
  • Daily transaction reconciliations
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Data entry services
  • Debt management
  • Cash flow management
  • Management reporting, consolidations and analysis
  • Set up of accounting systems and training
  • Accounting software training


Geelong, Bellarine Peninsula regions, including Ocean Grove, Barwon Heads, Leopold, Clifton Springs, Drysdale, Indented Head, Point Lonsdale, Portarlington, Queenscliff, and surrounds.

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