Feb 23rd, 2017

Changes to Salary Packaging Cards and exciting new benefits

We have sourced a new partner who is able to provide Salary Packaging and Employee Benefits Cards with exciting new benefits and functionality. Find out more here
 
Dec 15th, 2016

Inside Access - Salary packaging news for employees

Recently, we sent out the first ever edition of Inside Access; a newsletter for all salary packaging participants. Inside Access has important information on Centrelink income test changes, potential impacts of Entertainment Benefits on Education debts, tax rate changes in the new Fringe Benefits Tax year and AccessPay’s festive season hours. 

Inside Access can be found here.
 
Dec 15th, 2016

AccessPay Community News - Salary packaging news for employers

To keep up to date on all the salary packaging relevant news for your organisation and employees, please read the latest edition of AccessPay Community News here.
 
Nov 3rd, 2016

Legislated changes to income tests for family assistance and youth income support payments

The recent legislated changes regarding income test changes for family assistance and youth income support payments will not impact employees working for public benevolent institutions, health promotion charities and some hospitals and public ambulance services. Employees of these employers are exempt from the changes and these income tests will continue to use the adjusted fringe benefits.

Please click here further information on these changes for both employer and employee
 
Oct 25th, 2016

AccessCommunity News

Click here to read the latest edition of AccessPay’s newsletter
 
Sep 20th, 2016

Legislation update

The Federal Government recently introduced legislation based on announcements made in the 2016-2017 Federal Budget and during the recent election campaign. These measures recently passed both houses of parliament and are awaiting Royal Assent. This update provides further detail on:

  • The removal of the deficit reduction levy and the impact on salary packaging
  • Changes to minimum repayment income for HELP/Education debts
  • Indexation of private health insurance thresholds
  • Parental leave payments
  • Changes to income tests for family assistance and youth income support payments

Click here to read our fact sheets for FBT Exempt organisations and Rebatable organisations

 
Aug 26th, 2016

Entertainment Benefits (Meal Entertainment and Holiday Accommodation) Frequently Asked Questions

The recently introduce cap for Entertainment Benefits will be a grossed up threshold of $5,000 per FBT year and applies from 1 April 2016. This cap is a combined amount for both Meal Entertainment and Holiday Accommodation benefits, now collectively referred to as ‘Entertainment Benefits’.

Click here for FAQs for Public Benevolent Institutions, Rebatable Organisations and Hospital and Ambulance Services
 
May 4th, 2016

2016-2017 Federal Budget release (Business focus)

The 2016 Federal Budget was released on Tuesday 3 May 2016 and has principally targeted superannuation, tax rates for individuals and companies and international tax avoidance.

To view AccessPay’s Budget summary please click here.
 
May 4th, 2016

2016-2017 Federal Budget release (Not for Profit focus)

The 2016 Federal Budget was released on Tuesday 3 May 2016 and has principally targeted superannuation, tax rates for individuals and companies and international tax avoidance.

To view AccessPay’s Budget summary please click here.


 
Dec 22nd, 2015

2015-2016 Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook

Click here to read our latest Budget Release
 

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