Politics aside, Australia Day means we have a public holiday fast approaching and that means making sure you’ve either planned for some downtime, or to pay a little extra to keep staff on. Here’s how to navigate penalty rates now and in future.
Not-for-profit Brightwater Group needed to move from a resource-intense payroll system in a hurry and made the switch to PayGlobal back in 2004. 15 years later, the company, reflects on the changes that opting for a contemporary, online system has wrought.
This month’s Partner Spotlight stars owner and operator of First Class Accounts (Vermont), Carol Girvan, who talks us through the highs and lows of running a bookkeeping firm while travelling the country.
For those offering payroll services, rolling out a seamless transition to single touch payroll (STP) means discussing these important points with staff early on.
Single Touch Payroll (STP) is here, but that doesn’t mean everyone in business has a firm understanding of the concept, or its ramifications for their business. In this piece, Amanda Gascoigne covers the key things every advisor should discuss with their clients regarding STP.
With the advent of Single Touch Payroll (STP), a new era of payroll compliance has begun. Luckily, the technology exists to make staying compliant a breeze for enterprise-level businesses.
We’ve come a long way since the days of mechanical cash registers and handwritten receipts. For café owners, the introduction of modern, integrated point-of-sale (POS) hardware and software keeps the money flowing in a highly dynamic working environment.
Since Single Touch Payroll reporting became mandatory, it’s been unclear exactly how much wiggle room is available for very small businesses, seasonal operators and closely held payees – until now.
Hiring an independent contractor may be an effective way to get more work done without onboarding a new, full-time resource, but there are a few things small business owners should be aware of before taking the plunge, writes Kellie Byrnes.