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Public Benevolent Institutions
Principal Place of Business
Principal Place of Residence
Payroll Tax Assistance
In relation to wages, paid includes provided, conferred and assigned, and pay and payable have corresponding meanings.
|Paid Parental Leave||
Refers to leave provided under the Commonwealth Government’s Paid Parental Leave (PPL) scheme introduced by the Paid Parental Leave Act 2010.
The scheme provides eligible working parents of children born or adopted on or after 1 January 2011 with a maximum of 18 weeks of government funded paid paternity leave at the National Minimum Wage.
Leave which is granted to a male employee after his spouse (or de facto spouse) gives birth to a child or they adopt a child.
A tax imposed by the relevant section of a state or territory Payroll Tax Act on all taxable wages.
Payroll tax is a self-assessed tax on the taxable wages that employers pay to their employees when the total wages are more than a certain threshold. The threshold amounts and criteria for registration differ in each state and territory.
Imposed on a tax default to provide an incentive for taxpayers to comply with their obligations under the taxation laws.
... in relation to services, includes render.
Refers to the amount of payroll tax an employer must pay when they lodge a periodic return (usually every month).
An employer must lodge a periodic return within 7 days after the end of a period – usually a month – for the taxable wages paid in that time.
|periodic return period||
The periodic return period starts on the first day of the month and ends on the last day of the month, unless the Commissioner approved a different time frame. The liability for any return period that includes June will be incorporated in the annual return.
'Person' includes an individual (natural person), a set of persons, a corporation, all bodies and associations (corporate, incorporated and unincorporated), and partnerships.