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Setting up the app for the first time requires quite a few steps and can be slightly complicated. Sadly, if you buy a new mobile or tablet, or wish to use your myGovID on multiple devices, you will need to set up your myGovID again and re-verify your identity.
If a pay event is returned after a filing, the ATO will provide an error code that describes the issue. While these codes are useful in terms of helping the lodger understand what is wrong, they do not assist in providing details about how to fix the error within the software you may be using. Luckily, there is help available from each of the main software providers.
Something important to call out in relation to paying this leave is the information that is prohibited from being included on the employee’s payslip.
The way new employees are onboarded is changing. Enter the “New Employment Form”. This is an all-in-one onboarding form that new employees access from their myGov accounts. The form will provide both the ATO and the employer with all of the information required to set up new employees in one easy action.