The features described in this topic are available in AccountRight 2018.2 and later. These features make it easier to set up Single Touch Payroll—you can now see the total number of errors, edit items directly from the list by clicking the blue arrow next to each item and you no longer get errors on employee IDs (Card IDs). Get the latest version.
Before reporting payroll and super information to the ATO, you need to check that your company information and employee details meet ATO requirements, and assign an ATO category to all your payroll categories. To do this, you can check your details in AccountRight and view a list of errors that need fixing.
Step 1 - Check your payroll details
- Go to the Payroll command centre and click Payroll Reporting.
- Click Check Payroll Details. The Check Payroll Details window appears listing the results.
From this list you'll see what items you need to fix before you can connect to the ATO and start reporting using Single Touch Payroll.
If an employee was paid in the current payroll year (including terminated employees), they'll be included in the payroll check.
Step 2 - Fix errors, if you have any
Use the information in the results list as a guide to what you need to fix.
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There are some company details that must be entered before you can proceed.
All payroll categories must have an ATO reporting category assigned. By default, the ATO category is set to To be assigned, so you know what payroll categories still have to assign.
If you don't need to report a payroll category, select the Not reportable category.
Step 3 - Check your payroll details again
Click Check Payroll Details to refresh the list to see if everything is done.