A third of small business owners yet to adopt STP

- October 10, 2019 2 MIN READ

Single Touch Payroll (STP) became mandatory last week for all small businesses with 19 employees or less. Yet according to the Australian Tax Office (ATO) many businesses have yet to adopt the compulsory technology or inform the ATO that they need more time to make the switch. Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ)… Read more »


The news you need to know: Wednesday September 18, 2019

- September 17, 2019 2 MIN READ

Skipped today’s headlines? Never fear we’ve got the lowdown on the news small business owners need to know on Wednesday, September 18 2019. Culture a problem for Australian businesses Australia’s business leaders have no idea about company culture according to a new report by the Australian HR Institute (AHRI). The ‘5 Hard Truths About Workplace… Read more »


The news you need to know: August 22, 2019

- August 22, 2019 2 MIN READ

Want to know the news affecting small business owners? Check out our daily news briefs. Here’s what you need to know on Thursday, August 22, 2019. A ruling by the Federal Court could have ramifications for the nation’s business owners, following a dispute between Cadbury and its factory workers. Two of the chocolate brand’s employees… Read more »


What tradies need to know about Single Touch Payroll

- May 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

Tradies may be feeling apprehensive about how the introduction of Single Touch Payroll (STP) will affect their usual payroll management and reporting, but with big change comes big opportunities. Let’s begin with the big picture. STP is all about increased visibility and automated information sharing. Real-time data is sent to the Australian Tax Office (ATO)… Read more »


Losing sleep over Single Touch Payroll? You’re not alone

- May 2, 2019 2 MIN READ

Research by Reckon has revealed small business owners are feeling the stress of compliance as the July 1 deadline for compulsory single touch payroll reporting approaches. Half of the business owners canvassed for Reckon’s ‘In the Zone’ study confirmed they are already sacrificing health and wellbeing in order to stay on top of the admin… Read more »


Intuit to rollout payroll offering in Quickbooks

- May 1, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Intuit Australia has announced it will include an STP-compliant solution for small and micro businesses as part of its Quickbooks offering. Small and micro businesses with up to four employees can access Quickbooks plus an STP compliant payroll solution from Keypay for as little as $15 a month. “Following extensive customer research with small businesses,… Read more »


5 ways to help prevent Payroll fraud at your business

- April 20, 2019 2 MIN READ

It’s hard for business owners to think that one of their employees is committing payroll fraud. However, payroll fraud in Australia is more common than you think, and if left undetected, can place a severe financial drain on your business. Payroll fraud costs Australian businesses millions each year. For electrical retailer Clive Peeters, it was… Read more »