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Single Touch Payroll (STP), done simple


Compliance too complicated? Get smarter tools with a personal touch.

Accounting professional? Find out how to get your clients STP ready.

What is Single Touch Payroll?



Single Touch Payroll (STP) is the new way for employers to report wages, PAYG and super to the ATO.

Instead of waiting until the end of the financial year, employee payroll information is reported every time they get paid.


QuickBooks Online payroll, powered by KeyPay, comes with STP compliance built in. So whatever your business, you can pay your staff with ease and confidence.

  • Streamlined reporting - Automatically send payroll info each pay run.
  • Fast and accurate processing - No more manual data entry.
  • Easier at tax time - Save time and paperwork at the end of the financial year.

Pay as you grow


Standard payroll is included with every QuickBooks Online plan. As your business grows, you can upgrade to Advanced to keep up with your payroll demands.


Standard Payroll included with these plans


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Who needs Single Touch Payroll?


If you manage payroll for your business or a client, you'll need to comply with STP.

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You have until 1 July 2019 to get STP compliant.


You should already be STP compliant.

To find out which employees to count when doing a headcount, click here.


How will STP affect your payroll?

If you’re already using payroll software, Single Touch Payroll won't change the way you process payroll. We’ll do the hard work for you. Our powerful payroll software powered by KeyPay works behind the scenes to automatically report your data with every pay run. 

How to get Single Touch Payroll?

With QuickBooks Online. Our integrated payroll solution powered by KeyPay does the maths and stays on top of ATO requirements. Helping to keep your payroll on time and compliant. 

How do I use Single Touch Payroll with QuickBooks?


If you're a QuickBooks customer, you're in good hands. Our integrated payroll solution powered by KeyPay has been STP ready for quite some time.

So, let's get your payroll up-to-date and compliant.

  1. Sign in to your QuickBooks account
  2. Select 'employees' and sign up to KeyPay (our integrated payroll partner)
  3. Select 'Payroll settings'
  4. Select 'ATO settings' (under Business Settings) then 'Electronic lodgment and STP'
  5. Select 'Enable Single Touch Payroll'

Your books, made easy


QuickBooks gives you more than just powerful payroll. Our smarter business tools will change the way you work and run your business.

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It’s simple to keep everything in one place. Then invite your accountant so it’s easier to work together.

Free up time


Sync us with your bank and favourite apps so your books are always accurate and up to date.

Claim every dollar


Claim every entitlement at tax time with photo proof of your receipts.

Best-in-class support


As a QuickBooks customer, you'll come to enjoy our best-in-class customer care.

QuickBooks is STP ready. Are you?



QuickBooks Online integrated payroll is Single Touch Payroll compliant and is FREE for up to 10 employees paid per month.



Download our Free STP Guide

Find an STP expert

Choose from our selection of qualified accountants and bookkeepers with the skills your business needs to stay on top of payroll and ATO compliance.

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Accounting professional?

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Single Touch Payroll - Are you Ready?



The ATO's Single Touch Payroll launched on 1 July 2018. Learn about the specific requirements involved.


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