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It's time to shift to payday filing

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What you need to know about shifting to payday filing

Woman holding tablet pointing to a screen that a man is looking at. Teal box with "payday filing" logo and the words "It's time to shift to payday filing."

What you need to know about shifting to payday filing

Payday filing in a nutshell

From 1 April 2019 employers must:

  • File employment information every payday instead of an Employer monthly schedule (IR348).
  • Provide new and departing employees' address information, as well as their date of birth - if they have provided it to you.
  • File electronically (from payday compatible software or through myIR) if your annual PAYE/ESCT is $50,000 or more.


Note: The due date for payment remains the same at the 20th of the month (or 5th and 20th of the month for twice-monthly filers).

Find out more about payday filing

Ways to payday file

Including your employment information (and correct a file) and employee details:

In myIR through the Payroll returns account (instead of ir-File) by:

  • file upload - payday filing compatible software is required, or
  • onscreen data entry.

You'll need to let us know you've shifted to payday filing by opting in through your myIR account before you can see or use this account.

Directly from your payday filing compatible software

With this option you will be able to file directly to us from your software.

A myIR account is a is a pre-requisite for this option as your myIR logon credentials are required to authorise any file submissions from your software.

Note: Paper filers can't shift to payday filing before April 2019 unless they change to electronic filing.

Shift to payday filing now

You can shift to electronic payday filing now.

  1. Review your payroll processes, plan and schedule when to shift.
  2. Ask your software provider when they'll have payday filing compatible software.
  3. If you're using myIR to file you'll need to let us know you're shifting to payday filing. You can do this in myIR.

Check out how payday filing works for:

 

Seminars

Bookings for seminars coming to a town near you are now open. Register today

We're running payday filing seminars across the country in the coming months. Ideal for payroll practitioners, we'll be sharing information about payday filing and how to get prepared before April 2019.

Webinars

In conjunction with CCH Learning you can download our on demand payday filing webinar.

Register for this free 45 minute webinar where we share information about payday filing and how to get prepared before April 2019.

Videos

Look out for our videos coming soon on how to payday file through myIR:

  • How to let us know you're shifting to payday filing
  • How to let us know you're shifting to payday filing and file online (file upload)
  • How to let us know you're shifting to payday filing and file online (onscreen)