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Adding your payees
Now that your payroll is set up, the next step is to add your payees.
Locate the Payees link on the side panel, then click on the
Enter your payee's details:
Note that the we currently support two types of payees:
- arm's length employees and
- closely held payees.
It is important to choose the correct type of payee for your scenario, since these are being reported to the ATO under different income stream types:
Some concessions are available to small employers making payments to closely held payees, such family members of a family business, directors and shareholders of a company or beneficiaries of a trust, most notable being:
- quarterly reporting and
- finalising later than 14 July.
Note as well the
Is directorflag in the screenshot above. Turning this flag ON will enable Director's fees payments for this payee.
Once you are done setting up all the payee's relevant fields remember to click
Repeat this process for all your payees.