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AccountRight Plus and Premier, Australia only

Single Touch Payroll (STP) is an ATO initiative to streamline payroll reporting. You’ll be able to report payroll and super information directly to the ATO when you process a pay run in AccountRight (from either online or desktop company files).

Is your version of AccountRight is STP ready? The latest version of AccountRight is STP ready. If you're using an earlier version, see your upgrade options on the MYOB website.

As a result of this change, you may no longer need to complete payment summaries at the end of the financial year as your employees' payroll information will be available to them through the government's online service, MyGov.

You can report Single Touch Payroll amounts to the ATO directly from AccountRight (2018.2 and later).


Do I need to report my payroll?

If you haveyou'll need to
20 or more employeesset up and start reporting using Single Touch Payroll by 1 July 2018
fewer than 20 employeesset up and start reporting using Single Touch Payroll by 1 July 2019

Not sure if you need to report your payroll? Check with the ATO.

How do I report payroll in AccountRight?

Before you report Single Touch Payroll amounts, you need to:

  1. Check that your company information and employee details meet ATO requirements,
  2. Assign an ATO category to all your payroll categories.
  3. Connect your MYOB software to the ATO.

See Set up Single Touch Payroll reporting.

Once connected, your payroll information is automatically sent to the ATO when you process payroll in AccountRight.

Want to learn more about Single Touch Payroll?

The ATO website has lots of great info - see Single Touch Payroll.

If your employees want to know more, the ATO website has them covered too - see Single Touch Payroll for employees.

Need some training?

Learn from an expert at an Single Touch Payroll training course, or complete our e-learning course. Visit MYOB Academy to learn more.