NZPPA SPECIAL EVENT – INTRODUCTION TO AUSTRALIAN PAYROLL, 8-9 MARCH 2018, AUCKLAND

This course would suit a person new to Australian payroll to an advanced level (as a refresher).

Over 2 days participants will cover the following topics in depth.

Course content:

Australia in summary – Our Laws

Privacy

Work Rights in Australia

BECOMING AN AUSTRALIAN EMPLOYER

Terminology

Taxation & Levy requirements

Superannuation

WorkCover

Fringe benefits tax (FBT)

PAYG

  • Business activity Statement (BAS)
  • Documentation and Paperwork
  • Tax File Number (TFN) Declaration
  • Withholding declaration
  • When are the forms required?
  • What if an employee does not know their Tax File Number?
  • Different tax rates
  • Personal income tax rates
  • Resident, tax free threshold claimed
  • Non Resident – no tax free threshold is available
  • HELP & SFSS

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS IN AUSTRALIA

  • The Fair Work Act
  • National Employment Standards overview
  • Staff engagement
  • The Federal award system
  • What awards contain
  • Collective Agreements (CAs)
  • Non award staff
  • National Employment Standards in Detail
  • Hours of work
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Parental Leave
  • Paid Parental Leave (PPL)
  • Dad and partner’s leave
  • Annual leave
  • Personal Leave
  • Unpaid carers leave
  • Compassionate Leave
  • Community service leave
  • Jury service
  • Voluntary emergency management activity
  • Public holidays
  • Termination entitlements
  • Information statements
  • Record keeping
  • Pay records
  • Fair Work Information Statement

LONG SERVICE LEAVE

  • Background
  • Taking leave
  • Entitlement on termination
  • Calculating the payment
  • Cashing in rules
  • Public holidays, leave without pay, parental leave

TERMINATIONS

The types of terminations

  • Resignations, retirements and dismissals
  • Redundancies and approved early retirement schemes
  • Invalidities
  • Death

Termination entitlements – industrial relations requirements

Employment termination payments (ETPs) – general

  • ETP examples
  • The calculations required
  • Non excluded ETPs
  • Excluded ETPs
  • The ETP Cap Rules

Annual leave

  • Redundancy, an approved early retirement scheme or invalidity
  • Resignations, retirements and dismissals

Long service leave

  • Redundancy
  • Resignations, retirements and dismissals
  • Long service leave calculations
  • Dates used in tax calculations

Deceased employee payments

Long service leave template – Redundancy

Long service leave template – Resignation or Retiring

Employment Separation Certificate

PAYMENT OF TAXES AND LEVIES

  • Superannuation
  • Payroll Tax
  • Workers Compensation

PAYROLL PROCESSES

  • Allowances

BACK PAY, COMMISSIONS & BONUSES –ATO PROCESS

  • Application
  • Processes
  • Case studies

OVERPAYMENTS – PRACTICAL ASPECTS

PAYG WITHHOLDING - REPAYMENT OF OVERPAID AMOUNTS

VARIATIONS TO DEDUCTING PAYG

CHILD SUPPORT

GARNISHEE ORDERS

YEAR-END PROCEDURES

PAYG

What goes on a Payment Summary

  • Specific payments

Superannuation

  • Reporting Super on Payment Summaries

Reportable fringe benefits

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST

Amending Payment Summaries

Recent Australian Payroll Changes

Location: TBA (but will be in the Auckland CBD.

Times: 9-4.15 (Both days)

Catering: Fully catered

Resources: Attendees will be provided with a full range of training materials that they can take away

Australian Payroll SME for this course:

Glynn Flaherty, holds a full Australian tax agent registration and is a chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser.  He is regularly engaged to advise on all Australian taxation aspects as well as industrial relations to both the private and public sector.

Course of course:

  • NZPPA member: $1150 + GST
  • NZPPA non-member: $1450 + GST

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