WA Employers Warned About Payroll Contractor Tax “Scam”

Employers have been urged to check if payroll taxes are being paid to the State Government if they are using payroll processing contractors, after revelations taxes have not been passed on by some contractors. Recent audits have indicated that a number of payroll processors are receiving payroll tax from employers but they are not handing…

Payroll Tax Exemption Change to Fund Training Places

The McGowan government will tighten payroll tax training exemptions for businesses that will result in new funded training places next year. 9,600 new jobs will be created under the new scheme that will come into effect from December 1 this year that will prevent companies from avoiding paying payroll tax. “We need a system which…

BUDGET 2017: Big Employers To Foot WA’s Budget Repair

WA’s ‘big end of town’ is set to cop a beating on payroll tax as the McGowan Government looks to big employers and corporations to repair the budget. From the 1st, July next year, WA’s large employers will have to pay an extra 6% on payroll tax if their total payroll goes over $100 million.…

WA Payroll Relief Tax Saves Small Businesses Millions

In the 2012-2013 State Budget, the Liberal National Government introduced tax relief measures designed to provide small businesses with rebates. Small businesses with payrolls of up to $1.5million for the 2012-13 financial year received a one-off rebate of up to $41,250 to fully offset their 2012-13 payroll tax liabilities and small businesses with payroll of…