Australia Tax 2019/2020 Payroll Update – to be done after your last payroll for 30th June 2019

CAUTION: TAX TABLES SHOULD ONLY BE UPDATED AFTER ALL PAYS HAVE BEEN COMPLETED TO THE 30th June 2019 

 

Step 1:  You have completed your Payroll as per the manual:

Payroll end of Year  click this link for the manual

 

Step 2: Important change:  New change to your Employee View

Screen shot of old data:

  1. [HELP] employees with Help will  automatically update
  2. [Student Loan]  the employees with this selected – you will have to update manually by selecting the new code applicable. We suggest you do a VDF query to pick these employees up as follows:

Path: Finance > Utilities > VDF Query

Setup your query as per the screen shot – or download the Query already created (you will need to extract the zip file  – try opening the attached query and save on your desktop 

If using downloaded query – you will need to do this step:

  1. Select [Selection tab]
  2. Select [Staff Tagset]
  3. Select [All Current Staff]
  4. [Add all of Status and Campus to List]
  5. [Return All in Grid]

 

[Output Tab] – select file destination:

  1. [File] select where you can access the file
  2. [Run]

Open your file and then fix any Staff that have a ‘Y’ or ‘T’ in the SSFS tab – after you have done the Finance update

Step 3:  Download the latest Followup

Your Finance Version has to be  2018.0.0.250 or higher :

Step 4: Tax Tables

This year there is only a change in the HELP/ STUDENT LOAN for more information please see:

New ATO Study & Training information replacing HELP

The Rates are now hard-coded in the background so you can not check them, but the new Payroll employee screen will now look like this:

  1. [Tax Scale] select from the drop down the correct code to use
  2. [Study/Sup Loan] select from the down down the correct code to use

The rates for the other tax rates are the same as last year and remain the same:

PATH: Finance > System>Payroll Control Files>Tab 5

Check to see if you have loaded the correct – it should now show like this below:

 

DISCLAIMER: WHILE ALL CARE IS TAKEN PCSCHOOL DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OF THE TABLES SUPPLIED. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EACH SCHOOL TO TEST THAT THESE TABLES ARE CORRECT AND APPLICABLE TO THEIR EMPLOYEES.  THE USER ACCEPTS FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEIR ACCURACY AND RELEASES PCSCHOOL FROM ANY POSSIBLE CLAIMS THAT MAY ARISE SHOULD THESE TABLES LATER PROVE TO BE INACCURATE.

Schools should sample test their employees once the new tables have been installed, and confirm that calculations within PCSchool match the samples in the Department supplied Tax Tables.

See the following link:   ATO Site   (to be updated when tax tables received )

 

Step 5:  Check any additional Workareas

That Payroll is used in that it is showing the correct information.

 

Step 6:  Run your payroll

Do a manual checks with the ATO on a few of your staff

 

CLOUD HOSTED SCHOOLS

Cloud hosted schools must contact PCSchool after completion of their last pay run for 30th June 2019 as they will not be updated until you have contacted us. It is always the responsibility of the school to ensure the tax tables they are using are correct.