NSW Payroll Tax Waiver

Last updated 2nd April 2020

NSW Payroll tax customers will have their annual tax liability reduced by 25% when they lodge their annual reconciliation for 2019/20 (by 28th July 2020). If you pay monthly, you will not be required to make payroll tax payments for the three months April to June 2020.

What is available

NSW payroll tax customers have the option of deferring payroll tax payments until October 2020, although they are still required to lodge the annual reconciliation by the due date.

Customers will have the option of paying their outstanding liability in full or entering into an instalment plan after October 2020.

NSW payroll tax customers whose total grouped Australian wages are no more than $10 million will have their annual tax liability reduced by 25% when they lodge their 2019/20 annual reconciliation.

The NSW Government have increased the tax-free threshold from $900,000 to $1 million for the financial year commencing 1st July 2020.

Eligibility Criteria

This discount applies to payroll tax customers whose total grouped Australian wages are no more than $10 million for the 2019/20 financial year.

How to apply

You are not required to register or apply for the discount. If you meet the eligibility criteria, the discount will be automatically applied to your tax liability when you lodge your annual reconciliation.

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