When an organisation begins to employ staff there are numerous obligations immediately imposed upon it, including:

  • pay as you go (PAYG) withholding
  • superannuation guarantee
  • WorkCover
  • payroll tax, depending on the level of remuneration
  • fringe benefits tax if employees are provided with benefits

… and the list goes on.

This practical course provides a comprehensive overview of the payroll process from the time an employee commences employment to the time when they cease employment.

This course consists of one hard copy learning manual and one online assessment.

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Learning objectives

  • Determine the registrations required when commencing employment of new staff
  • Determine the requirements and forms new staff need to complete
  • Comply with ongoing pay as you go (PAYG) obligations (including registration, how much to withhold, differences between treatment of allowances, leave provisions, and reporting obligations to the ATO and employees)
  • Calculate the various on-costs associated with employing staff (including superannuation, payroll tax and WorkCover)
  • Understand salary packaging and outline the benefits that can be provided to employees
  • Determine the tax implications of ending staff employment (including resignation or redundancy, paying unused leave, RDOs, etc.)
  • Complete the necessary forms for lodging with the ATO


Those working in SME or corporate entities in roles such as financial control, financial management and accounts administration functions working with responsibility for payroll, employment taxes. And public practitioners who provide payroll services.

365 Days