Individual household employers, hiring through a Withholding PAYG Number (WPN) were due to start the compulsory Single Touch Payroll (STP) compliance as at July 1 2021.
Thankfully this has just been extended for another 12 months, with the start date now July 1 2022.
Continue reading Single Touch Payroll – update
Its not your imagination, time is speeding up. As our lives get busier, our leisure time becomes more valued and our need to employ additional domestic services grows. Continue reading Hire a Nanny – Nanny Pay
Effective 1 July 2021, employers will be required to increase the minimum superannuation contribution to employees from 9.5% of gross wage to 10%. Continue reading Superannuation Increases to 10%
On Friday 26 March 2021, the Fair Work Act 2009 was amended to change workplace rights and obligations for casual employees. The changes were made by the Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery) Act 2021 (Amendment Act). These changes came into effect on Saturday 27 March 2021.
What is Casual Conversion? Continue reading Casual Conversion – CEIS
Following the Fair Work Commission’s 2020 Annual Wage Review decision, minimum wages are set to increase by 1.75% on the first full pay period starting on or after 1 November. Increase will affect hourly rates as well as public holidays and other penalties in all employees 21 years and over.
Continue reading Minimum Wage Increase for Nanny’s
We have communicated throughout the year on the ever changing and challenging Covid health crisis and how we can remain safe for our families, our staff and the public in general. Continue reading Covid Safety Check
At the beginning of the Covid 19 lockdowns, we advised transparent communications between employers and employees on the health and safety for your families and employees. To review this advice refer to this article and others we have posted through the pandemic on the Domestic Payroll website. Continue reading Covid Safe WHS Guidelines
Employees are entitled to 12 months of unpaid parental leave when a child is born or adopted. An additional 12 months leave can be requested. Types of maternity and parental leave as well as employee eligibility can be found on the Fair Work Australia website here
Continue reading Maternity and Parental Leave
The Miscellaneous Award recently incurred a temporary schedule amendment due to the Covid 19 pandemic. The schedule provides employees with two weeks unpaid pandemic leave and the ability to take twice as much accrued leave at half pay.
Continue reading Changes to the Miscellaneous Award