Payroll

Paying your people correctly: simplifying award compliance with technology

It is well known that Australia has one of the most complex industrial relations systems in the world, with over 120 modern awards. Many argue the complexity is one of the primary drivers of recent wage underpayment disclosure.

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Dr Brendan Rynne, KPMG Chief Economist comments on the ABS payroll data

The ABS data shows the Australian labour market, and hence the Australian economy, took a slight pause in its recovery during January in response to the additional lockdown procedures implemented over Christmas.

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Looking to employ? Would you like a tax break with that?

With calls for tax reform to regenerate the economy in full swing, one could be forgiven for overlooking the fact there are considerable incentives already in place.

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Payroll takes centre stage in states’ tax debates

At federal level, the long-awaited tax white paper may have been delayed. But in three states, payroll tax rebate is currently at the centre of debate. In Queensland, Labor has…

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