Before you start reporting payroll and super information to the ATO as part of Single Touch Payroll, you need to make sure your payroll information meets ATO requirements, and then connect to the ATO.
Task 1 - Check employee and company information
Task 2 - Connect to the ATO
All your employees' information
Your company information
Do you only have a WPN?
List of payroll categories that you need to report to the ATO
Your details, including the business' ABN and (optionally) your registered agent details
Both you and your registered tax or BAS agent will need to go through the connect to ATO steps and:
Get employees connected too!
One optional step to consider is encouraging your employees to set up a myGov account. This is how your employees will access their YTD amounts and end of year summary.
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What happens after I've set up Single Touch Payroll reporting?
Once you've connected to the ATO, your payroll information will be automatically sent to the ATO the next time you process payroll.
If you start reporting before 1 July 2018 you'll still need to prepare payment summaries for 2017/2018 EOFY.