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Employers with total annual PAYE and ESCT (employer superannuation contribution tax) of $50,000 or more must file electronically.

If your PAYE and ESCT is less than $50,000 you can choose to file electronically or by paper.

Adding new employees

On or before the new employees first payday you need to tell us the employees:

  • address information
  • date of birth, if they have provided it to you.

You can do this in your payroll account in myIR.

Telling us about departing employees

On or before the employees last day you need to tell us the date the employee left.

You can do this in your payroll account in myIR by going to the Employees tab, selecting the employee and entering a cease date.