Payroll Tax Registration - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this registration if you are an employer or a group of related businesses, and the total amount of wages paid to employees in Australia by your business or group of businesses in any month exceeds the monthly threshold amount. The monthly threshold amounts are:

  • $57 534 in a month with 28 days
  • $61 644 in a month with 30 days
  • $63 699 in a month with 31 days.

Please note that:

  • the payroll tax threshold and rate may change over time
  • certain exemptions may apply.

For 2016-2017 (July - June) the threshold is $750 000 and the tax rate is 5.45 percent.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Application

Apply

You must lodge your registration within seven days after the month in which your wages first exceed the threshold amount.


Administering agency

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation
Office of State Revenue

Act(s) name

Pay-roll Tax Act 2007 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Client Account Manager, Payroll Tax Client Services
Department of Finance, Services and Innovation
Office of State Revenue


Operating address:
The Lang Centre
132 Marsden Street
Parramatta
New South Wales 2150
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 4042
Sydney, New South Wales 2001

Phone:

02 9761 9366

Fax:

02 9689 6241
prt.newclient@osr.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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