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Employers with total annual PAYE and ESCT (employer superannuation contribution tax) of $50,000 or more must file electronically.

If your PAYE and ESCT is less than $50,000 you can choose to file electronically or by paper.

From 1 April 2021, we'll require all employers to use payday filing version 2.

Payday filing version 2

Adding new employees

On or before the new employee's first payday you need to tell us the employee's:

  • address information
  • date of birth, if they have provided it to you.

You can do this in your payroll account in myIR.

Telling us about departing employees

On or before the employee's last day you need to tell us the date the employee left.

You can do this in your payroll account in myIR by going to 'Employees', selecting the employee and entering an employment end date.

Last updated: 29 Apr 2021
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