We all know it, trying to calculate Australian payroll tax correctly is a nightmare. If you employ across multiple states/territories or have a grouped company structure, you’re more prone to incorrect payroll tax estimates – resulting in underpayments, fines & penalties. 

We’ve heard from lots of organisations that they want a better process, so we’ve developed helpful tools to simplify payroll tax management.

 1. The quick guide to payroll tax compliance

Your one-stop simplified guide that explains state-by-state:

  • Tax rates
  • Thresholds
  • Government relief, concessions & incentives

This is ideal for organisations with employees across multiple states, also included is a basic checklist for effective payroll tax management. 

Australian payroll tax

2. Payroll tax calculator 

An easy-to-use spreadsheet that automates payroll tax calculations for employees across multiple states and territories. We keep up with the latest rules and concessions to help you get a better understanding of your required tax liability.

Payroll tax template

 See how it works in our 90 second tutorial: 

3. Xero payroll analysis, compliance & controls app

Are you a Xero user concerned about payroll compliance? Here’s a free payroll app that plugs into your payroll system to identify compliance risks, speed up pay reconciliations & provide audited controls for payroll processes. With Paytools, you can:

  • Visualise & quickly reconcile your pay runs
  • Check your payroll setup meets National Employee Standards
Hope it’s helpful! If you have any payroll tax questions, get in touch. Our friendly Melbourne-based team is always up for a chat.
Lee Kennedy

About the author

Lee, Paytool’s Head of Marketing, is passionate about all things HR tech. She is actively exploring the most effective ways for Australian organisations to solve payroll compliance issues.