MYOB completes successful beta launch of Single Touch Payroll confirming readiness for 1 July deadline
14 Mar 2018
In what is being touted as the biggest change to payroll reporting
since Super Stream, Single Touch Payroll is being rolled out by the
government from 1 July this year. The new technology is now live for
small and medium sized enterprise (SME) clients and partners
participating in MYOB’s beta trial for AccountRight.
The beta trial joins other MYOB products already enabled with Single
Touch Payroll such as MYOB Greentree, MYOB’s Enterprise business
software, that ran its first successful STP enabled pay run in
Ahead of target with beta in place this week
As of 1 July 2018, employers with 20 or more employees will be required to report payments such as salaries and wages, pay as you go (PAYG) withholding and superannuation information to the ATO directly from their payroll solution at the same time they pay their employees.
MYOB has worked closely with the ATO to ensure its customers are
prepared for the first reporting deadline on 1 April 2018, where they
are required to nominate their employee numbers.
Last week, as part of the beta trial, a pay information was
successfully submitted to the ATO in line with the new requirements
for Single Touch Payroll compliance changes using MYOB
MYOB COO Andrew Birch said the first report marks a critical
milestone for businesses in Australia.
“We know this is a big change for our customers and we have worked
hard to ensure the transition is as smooth as possible,” Mr. Birch
“An important part of that is making sure our customers have plenty
of time to test out the new technology before the reporting
MYOB also launched a ‘readiness check’ which validates that the
information being sent to the ATO will be picked up correctly. This
check informs the user if any details are missing or incorrect so they
can fix them in advance of the reporting deadline.
MYOB a leader in payroll solutions
“One in every four Australians has their pay calculated by MYOB products,” Mr. Birch said.
“MYOB has worked very closely with the ATO and we have a
knowledgeable team on hand to help our customers through this
More information on Single Touch Payroll can be found on the ATO
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