Payroll Tax Registration - New South Wales


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:

  • $71,311 in a month with 29 days
  • $73,770 in a month with 30 days
  • $76,230 in a month with 31 days.

Please note that:

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

The payroll tax threshold for 2019-2020 (July - June) is $900,000 and the tax rate is 5.45%.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All NSW Payroll Tax - Registration (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Payroll Tax Act 2007 New South Wales

Application process


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

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

Revenue NSW

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Payroll Tax Client Services

Revenue NSW

Department of Customer Service

Mailing address: GPO BOX 4042
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 1300 139 815
Phone: 02 7808 6904
Website: Revenue NSW (Opens in new window)