Single Touch Payroll Worksheet

Single Touch Payroll (STP) is a new way of reporting tax and super information to ATO.

ATO claims there will be no penalties for mistakes, missed or late reports for the first year.

Installation

Go to the Settings tab and click Import button in top-right corner.

Select country Australia then click Next button.

Check Single Touch Payroll Worksheet then click Import button.

Setup

Note
If you are not familiar with Payslip Items in Manager, you should read our guide on the topic first.

Under SettingsPayslip ItemsEarnings set:

Example how your payslip earnings items could be set up:

Payslip Earnings ItemATO reporting categoryOrdinary Time Earnings (OTE)
Back payLump sum E
BonusGross payments
CommissionGross payments
Meal expenseAllowance - Meals
Ordinary hoursGross paymentsYes
OvertimeGross payments
SalaryGross paymentsYes
Travel expenseAllowance - Travel
Unused annual leave (redundancy)Lump sum A - Redundancy
Unused annual leave (termination)Lump sum A - Termination
Unused long service leave (redundancy)Lump sum A - Redundancy
Unused long service leave (termination)Lump sum A - Termination

Under SettingsPayslip ItemsContributions set ATO reporting category.

Example how your payslip contribution items could be set up:

Payslip Contribution ItemATO reporting category
Salary sacrificeReportable employer super contribution
Superannuation guaranteeSuperannuation guarantee

Under SettingsPayslip ItemsDeductions set ATO reporting category.

Example how your payslip deduction items could be set up:

Payslip Deduction ItemATO reporting category
Charitable donationWorkplace giving
PAYG withholdingPAYG
Union feesUnion / association fees

Under SettingsBusiness Details set ABN.

Under Employees set:

Usage

To view the report, go to the Reports tab.

In the list of reports, you will see Single Touch Payroll Worksheet which can be used just like any other report.

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