Registration for Payroll Tax - Northern Territory

Description

Payroll tax is a state and territory tax that is calculated on wages paid or payable. Employers (or groups of employers) with Australian annual wages of $1.5 million or more, or monthly wages of $125,000 or more, are required to be registered in the Northern Territory. Australian wages comprise both Northern Territory wages and all interstate wages. The payroll tax rate in the Northern Territory is 5.5% for the 2021-22 financial year. 

In general any remuneration attributed to employees is included in your total Australian wages. Common items are wages, salaries, commissions, bonuses, allowances, directors fees, fringe benefits, payments in kind, eligible termination payments and superannuation contributions.

Service type

Licence

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

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please check with the agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Act(s) name

Payroll Tax Act 2009 Northern Territory

Additional information

Applications to register for Payroll Tax can be made online using the Integrated Revenue Application facility (INTRA).

Administering agency

Territory Revenue Office (Commissioner of Territory Revenue)

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:

Revenue Officer

Territory Revenue Office (Commissioner of Territory Revenue)

Northern Territory
Operating address: Charles Darwin Centre
Level 14
19 The Mall
Darwin, Northern Territory 0800
Mailing address: GPO BOX 154
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 1300 305 353
Email: ntrevenue@nt.gov.au
Website: Territory Revenue Office (Opens in new window)