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Pay Day Reporting Update

As you may be aware, the way in which you report your employee tax, social deductions and superannuation information to Inland Revenue is changing from the 1st April next year with the introduction of what IRD is calling Pay Day Reporting. 
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“Fake Cloud” or “True Cloud”?

Cloud data storage is changing the shape of business, but not all cloud is created equal however – particularly when it comes to payroll.
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(AUST) 2018/2019 Tax Changes Effective 1 July 2018

Release Date: 12-Jul-2018 Author: Doreen B & Justin C
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(AUST) Datacom achieves payroll white-listing from the Australian Tax Office

Release Date: 25-Jun-2018 Author: Chris M
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Review of the Holidays Act (NZ)

The announcement of a task force to review the Holidays Act late last month provoked a lot of excitement in the payroll community. At Datacom, we’re acutely aware of the difficulties that employers have been facing in trying to meet their obligations under the Holidays Act. The terms of reference ...
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(AUST) Employers Guide to Single Touch Payroll

Release Date: 18-Jun-2018 Author: Chris M
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The SME’s guide to mitigating risk around holiday pay

A series of payroll audits showed that most Kiwi businesses have misunderstood the Holidays Act in some way. The audits, conducted by the Labour Inspectorate among larger employers, examined compliance with the Holidays Act. It showed that many employers have not calculated and paid the correct ...
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Cleaning up our Holidays Act

The fact that many Kiwi employers have been found to be miscalculating employees’ holiday pay shows system-wide confusion around the Holidays Act. Employers have unintentionally fallen into non-compliance, with misunderstandings around how to apply Holidays Act entitlement and payment rules ...
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Holidays Act (NZ)

The Holidays Act has caused a number of challenges for employers over the years. Check out our three part series on the Holidays Act to help you navigate the complexities. Our three articles are: Hard work needed on holiday pay; Cleaning up our Holidays Act; and The SME’s guide to mitigating risk ...
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Hard work needed on holiday pay

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) recently issued new guidance on holiday pay to help employers comply with the Holidays Act without the risk of running up large back pay bills. Organisations must pay employees’ holiday pay based on the higher of their ordinary weekly pay ...
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