Set up the Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR) for Australia

Manager includes the Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR) for Australian businesses. This report is available as part of the business localization feature, which streamlines the localization process. Because the report contains specific content, detailed setup may be required, depending on the status of your business.

Set up new businesses

If you are adding a new business in Manager and set its Business Location to Australia during initial setup, you will automatically have access to this report and everything that supports it. No manual setup will be required. Specifically, the following will automatically be added to your business:

Custom fields

  • Business Details — Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • Employee — Tax file number
  • Payslip Earnings Item — ATO reporting category
  • Payslip Contribution Item — ATO reporting category
  • Payslip Deduction Item — ATO reporting category
  • Supplier — Include this supplier in Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR)

Report Transformations

  • GST Calculation Worksheet
  • PAYG payment summary — individual non-business
  • Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR)

Payslip Earnings Items

  • Unused annual leave
  • Salary
  • Bonus
  • Overtime
  • Commission
  • Back pay
  • Unused long service leave
  • Ordinary hours

Payslip Deduction Item

  • PAYG withholding

Payslip Contribution Items

  • Salary sacrifice
  • Superannuation guarantee

Set up existing businesses

Setting up an existing business on Manager is more complex, because you will already have existing suppliers that cannot be abandoned. Instead, those must be configured to work with the new report. Fortunately, you only need to do this once. Then, just keep up to date as you add new suppliers.

This setup process must be completed separately for each Australian business in Manager. Localization settings and features do not carry over from one to another.

To more completely understand the importation process, read this general Guide before setting up a business for this particular report.

Go to Settings and clickImport in the top-right corner:

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Select Australia and click Next:


Click inside the Import field and select the following items (you must click and select three times):


Then click Import. The report will be added to your Reports tab and two custom fields will be included on relevant data entry forms.

Using the report

Now go to the Suppliers tab and edit each supplier you want to show on the report by filling in the supplier’s Australian Business Number (ABN) and setting Include this supplier in Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR) to Yes:


Once done, you can go to the Reports tab and click on the report:


Then create a new report, which will look like this:

The report takes GST amounts from purchase invoices and debit notes.

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