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Introducing Automated Pay Runs, A New HeroPay Feature

The news of our brand new automated pay runs feature has us wanting to sing. Sing from the rooftops! What are we singing? “I can be your hero baby. I can kiss away the pain. I will stand by you foreverrrrrrr”. Thank you Enrique for this perfect moment 🌹. …
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An Important Update On Single Touch Payroll

It’s official! Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting will be compulsory for small businesses (those with 20 employees or less) from July 1, 2019. To recap, STP changes how employers report PAYG and super information to the ATO. STP requires employers to report payments such as salaries and wages, pay as you go (…

Payroll Scandals: 15 Big Australian Mistakes [2019 update]

First published 19 February 2019, last updated 30 October 2019. Payroll has been a hot topic in the news lately. One reason is the announcement last week that Single Touch Payroll will now be obligatory for businesses of all sizes from July 1, 2019. Another reason is that those payroll “scandals” just keeps on coming. […]

14 FAQ Payroll Questions Answered

There’s been a lot happening in the world of payroll lately. The ATO introduce Single Touch Payroll (STP), the national minimum wage increased by 3.5 percent and Fair Work has very publicly audited businesses of all sizes and caught out many for underpaying staff and misinterpreting awards. As a result, …
12 questions to ask your payroll provider
The decision to outsource payroll is a huge step for most businesses. Switching to outsourced payroll can be a hugely beneficial strategy but that doesn’t take away from the large commitment that comes with choosing a payroll provider. It’s one of the most intimate tasks where the wrong …
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Australia – the land of droughts, flooding rains and payroll errors! Last week we learnt that 72% of the 243 food businesses audited by the Fair Work Ombudsman in Glebe, Richmond and Fortitude Valley were non compliant. This week we learnt that retail giant Lush Cosmetics has underpaid 5,000 staff around $2m over the …

A First Look At The STP Ready HeroPay

The Single Touch Payroll (STP) implementation deadline is approaching and as we’ve mentioned before, HeroPay will be STP compliant for July 1, 2018. We know it’s been a tense long journey, especially to payroll managers and accountants, but we’re nearly there. We’ve have been working hard to implement …
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Employment Hero’s Guide To EOFY

Hol’ up! This blog was written back in 2018. If you’re looking for EOFY help for THIS financial year, click here.   The end of financial year (EOFY) is fast approaching so to help you get ready, we’ve created some handy resources. How to prepare for the EOFY We’…

Make Your Business Single Touch Payroll Ready

Single Touch Payroll (STP) will change how employers report PAYG and super information to the ATO. STP requires employers to report payments such as salaries and wages, pay as you go (PAYG) withholding and super information at the same time you pay your employees. It will affect businesses with twenty …
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