STP Data Expansion

The Government has announced that over the coming four years (commencing 1 July 2019), the Budget will provide $82.4 million to support the expansion of data collected through Single Touch Payroll (STP) by the ATO and enhance data matching capabilities for Commonwealth agencies.

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Staff Payments Over the Holiday Season

Before you break up for the holiday season, take the time to plan ahead for the holiday season payroll and ensure everyone gets paid correctly over the holiday season.

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End of Financial Year Payroll Process

End of financial year 2019 appears is shaping up to be a winner with the introduction of Singe Touch Payroll making end of year payroll simpler for all. Read on for everything you need to know to perform year-end payroll in Xero.

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Single Touch Payroll to Cover All Businesses

The Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 4) Bill 2018 has now passed both Houses.  This was an important moment in the evolution of Single Touch Payroll (STP) as the amendment law included legislation that requires employers with 19…

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Semmens & Co New Services – Payroll Services for Business

With the recent introduction of STP for all businesses, the need for robust payroll practices has become paramount for business of all sizes. For this reason, Semmens & Co has now introduced Payroll Services to our suite. We…

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Single Touch Payroll Extended to Small Businesses in 2019

The Senate has passed the Bill to extend Single Touch Payroll (STP) to employers with 19 or less employees, commencing 1 July 2019. This follows months of uncertainty for the small businesses, after STP was officially rolled out for…

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Mark Semmens

Mark is a Chartered Accountant with a wealth of experience in accounting and taxation. Mark is a Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the Tax Practitioners Board and the National Tax and Accountants Association.

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Daniela Semmens

Daniela Semmens is a Co-Director of Semmens & Co. and joined the company as General Manager in 2017. Daniela is an Affiliate Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and also a Member of the Australian Institute of Project Management.

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