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Many resources are available to make it easier for small business owners to provide the correct pay and employee entitlements.
Your key resource is the Fair Work Ombudsman website
which has a section specifically for small business owners – the Small Business Showcase.
Workers’ pay and conditions are determined in four ways:
Some employees, including junior workers and apprentices and trainees, have special minimum wages in an award. This pay calculator can help you work out pay rates for these employees.
Casual employees are eligible for some NES entitlements, including unpaid carer's leave. If you employ casual employees, provide them with a Casual Employment Information Statement which outlines when employers need to convert their casual employees to permanent employment.
As an employer, you have tax and superannuation responsibilities related to employees’ pay and conditions, including:
For advice on tax and superannuation obligations visit the Australian Tax Office.
While employees are with your business, they will take time away from work for a range of different reasons. Find out about the different types of leave your employees may be entitled to, including these key ones:
Go to the Fair Work Ombudsman website for details of different types of leave.
Allowances are additional payments or products that help your employees do their job, including:
Learn more about uniforms, vehicle and travel entitlements.
You may need to record, report and pay tax on your employee’s allowances.
Go to the Australian Tax Office for advice on tax and reporting obligations for travel allowances.
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