• Payroll Tax Education

    State Revenue offers both webinar and face-to-face information sessions that cover various aspects of payroll tax in an interactive environment. See the session topics below for more information or check out our YouTube channel for a range of educational videos.


    Payroll Tax Overview



    Topic The session covers... Register
    Overview For those who are new to payroll tax or want to review the basics
    • gradual diminishing threshold
    • grouping provisions
    • taxable and exempt wages (intro)
    • nexus provisions
    • how to prepare for an audit

    Watch a recorded webinar 

    Wages For those who want greater detail on taxable and exempt wages. Prior knowledge of the payroll tax basics is assumed
    • gradual diminishing threshold
    • what wages are taxable (detailed)
    • what wages are exempt (detailed)

    Watch a recorded webinar 

    Contractors For those who are unsure whether a worker is a contractor or employee for payroll tax purposes
    • six tests of contractor vs. employee
    • audit process

    There are no sessions currently available on this topic

    Revenue Online (Online Payroll Tax) For those who want hands-on practice using our Revenue Online system
    • managing user accounts
    • Customer Initiated Payment Accounts (CIPA)
    • lodging and modifying returns
    • viewing assessment advice details
    There are no sessions currently available on this topic
    Annual Reconciliation For those who want details specific to the annual reconciliation
    • types of employers
    • annual reconciliation process
    • application of penalties
    There are no sessions currently available on this topic

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    Webinars involve training delivered via the internet. Customers can participate via their own computers, meaning attendance in person at State Revenue is not required for participation.

    You will need a computer with internet connection and access to a telephone or headset.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing a link to join the webinar at the specified time. 

    There are currently no webinars scheduled. 

    Recorded Webinars

    If you are unable to attend one of our live sessions, you can view our pre-recorded webinars on payroll tax:

    Please note these sessions are not live, so you will not be able to ask questions.

    Harmonised Payroll Tax Webinars

    To find out more about the Australia-wide harmonised aspects of payroll tax, check out the webinar series available on the Payroll Tax Australia website. These webinars are particularly useful for clients paying wages in multiple states or territories. Topics include:

    • Payroll Tax - What it is, how it works
    • Payroll Tax - Allowances, Fringe Benefits Tax, Exemptions and Rebates
    • Payroll Tax - Contractors
    • Payroll Tax - Grouping

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    Face-to-face sessions

    Face-to-face sessions are held at State Revenue: 200 St Georges Tce, Perth. Please arrive at the Level 3 entrance 10 minutes before the scheduled session time.

    Numbers are limited and the sessions generally fill up quickly, so please book early to avoid disappointment. 

    There are currently no face-to-face sessions scheduled.




    Click on the videos below or visit our YouTube channel for a wider range of educational videos.

    Payroll Tax Wages (webinar)
    Fringe Benefits
    Gradual Diminishing Threshold
    Contractors in WA