minimum wage increase

Annual Review Brings a Minimum Wage Increase of 3.5%

Anita van Wyk Payroll

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has announced a 3.5% minimum wage increase as part of its 2017/18 annual wage review. This decision applies to the National Minimum Wage and all Modern Award minimum rates of pay. The revised National Minimum Wage will increase to $719.20 per week (which is a $24.30 increase) or $18.93 per hour. Several factors influenced the …

payroll year end 2018

Our Guide To Payroll Year End 2018/19

Anita van Wyk Payroll

There are a number of costly mistakes that employers often make during payroll year end, overpaying Return to Work SA and Payroll Tax by including wage items that are exempt, overstating an employee’s earnings by not taking into account salary sacrifice arrangements, incorrect reporting of allowances and incorrect reporting of Reportable Employer Super Contributions (RESC). Therefore, it is imperative to …