Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

On Thursday 16 November, the ATO held their first Single Touch Payroll (STP) Employer Engagement Forum. This forum was recorded, and is now available to view for anyone that missed it, along with a copy of the materials from the event. ICB Executive Director, Matthew Addison presented the explanation of 'How STP Works' with an emphasis on the larger employers, which can be viewed in the recording at the 1:11:20 mark. This was presented in conjunction with Mr Michael Karavas, the ATO Director overseeing the design of STP.

In Summary…

  • The ATO and industry professionals (including ICB) spoke to 120 large employers about preparing for STP in 2018
  • This forum was the largest online external audience with 4,083 views (estimated by the ATO)
  • The ATO received the largest social engagement to date, with 820 online comments and questions from large employers, professional association and associations

Due to the overwhelming response and engagement in this forum, the ATO are currently collating a list of questions and answers, which will be published as soon as possible.

If you would like more information regarding STP, please refer to our STP Recorded Webinars


  • 23rd November, 2017