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How do I find a super clearing house?

Your business is requiredto  pay super contributions to your employees as a single electronic payment using a super clearing house.

A handy guide to paying super to employees

Taking on staff and need to know about your super obligations? Find out how to comply with superannuation requirements here.

How do I compare super funds for small businesses?

You’re obliged to offer a MySuper fund option to your qualifying workers. But how do you go about choosing a fund to offer?

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Part-time, full-time or casual: who do you need to hire?

Your business is itching to grow, and it follows that you’ll need extra staff to help you get there. But do you know which type of employee will best suit your needs?

Knowing when to hire your first employee

You might be a business owner, but are you ready to be an employer? Figure out whether you’re ready to hire a second pair of hands.

Working out the cost of hiring

You’re ready to take on your first employee. Before you post that job ad, make sure you understand exactly how much a new hire could cost you with this helpful guide.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

In general terms, if you pay an employee $450 or more (before tax) in a calendar month, you have to pay super on top of their wages. The minimum you must pay is currently 10% of the employee’s ordinary time earnings, and this is called the super guarantee. Find out more on the ATO Super for employers page.