Sometimes, you might just need to be pointed in the right direction when you’re a little stuck in your business. We hope these resources can assist in setting you on the right path – if not, please drop us a message via the Contact Page and we’ll happily help you out!
Superannuation (Super) Standard Choice Form.
This form is for both Employers and Employees in nominating superannuation funds at the commencement of employment. (VERY IMPORTANT!) Please ensure you have new staff complete this as soon as possible.
Employee Tax Declaration Form.
It is mandatory to have this document, also known as a TFN Dec, completed by your new employee. This instructs you as, their Employer, how to manage the tax that you withhold from their wages.
Individual Income Tax Rates (2018 – 2019)
This link will take you to the current tax rate thresholds for indivdual Australian Residents.
Jaws Oz Payroll Calculator
This is a really handy little payroll calculator that can be used in a pinch if for some reason you’re not able to get into your regular payroll management platform. Note that it should be used for Australian Residents only who are eligible for the Tax Free Threshold and do NOT have a HECS debt.
Australian Business Number (ABN) Lookup Tool
This resource takes you directly to the ABR registry where you are able to check the current ABN registration status of any business or contractor. It will also detail the current GST Registration status for the ABN Holder. We STRONGLY recommend you double check ALL your subcontractors and freelancers for registration (as tax withholding regulations apply otherwise)
The REAL Fairwork Ombudsman – Award Finder
There are a number of businesses on the market these days who will charge you to lookup the information that is readily available for FREE via the Fairwork Site. Use this resource to determine what award your employees should be classified under and their relevant pay rates and entitlements.
Xero Login Page
With the number of search results that appear for the login page for Xero, it’s easy to misplace it! We’ve added a quick link here for your convenience (make sure you bookmark it!)
ATO – Business Portal Login Page
If you access your Business Portal to lodge your own returns, this is a direct link to the login page on the ATO site (we use our own portal which is slightly different to the Business portal).
Fuel Tax Credit Calculator
If you operate a business that requires fuel to operate machinery and income producing plant and equipment, you may qualify for a credit on your BAS. Use the ATO FTC Calculator to work out how much to claim.