Department of Finance

Payroll Tax Education

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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
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Topics

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

Attend a face-to-face session or webinar

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)

Attend a face-to-face session or webinar

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

Attend a face-to-face session or webinar

Harmonisation - Grouping, Fringe Benefits and where you are liable to pay For those who pay wages across Australia
  • the four ways businesses are grouped
  • how a business can be excluded from a group
  • nexus provisions to determine where wages are taxable
  • fringe benefits, superannuation and exempt allowances
Attend a face-to-face session
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

webinar

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. 

Topic Date Time Register

Payroll Tax overview

Wed 2 October 10 am - 11.15 am Register now

Contractors v employees

Thurs 21 November 10 am - 11.15 am Register now

Understanding taxable and exempt wages

Thurs 14 November 10 am - 11.15 am Register now

 

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

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. 

Topic Date Time Register

Payroll Tax overview

Thurs 7 November 10 am - 12 pm Register now

Contractors v employees

Mon 4 November 1 pm - 3 pm Register now

Understanding taxable and exempt wages

Thurs 7 November 1 pm - 3 pm Register now

Harmonisation - Grouping, Fringe Benefits and where you are liable to pay

Wed 23 October 10 am - 12 pm Full

 

 

Videos

 YouTube

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
 
 

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