Payroll tax rates and thresholds

The table below lists the current and past thresholds and rates for payroll tax.

Period Annual wage threshold Monthly wage thresholdRate
July 2019 to June 2020$1,500,000$125,0005.5%
July 2018 to June 2019$1,500,000$125,0005.5%
July 2017 to June 2018 $1,500,000 $125,000 5.5%
July 2016 to June 2017 $1,500,000 $125,000 5.5%
July 2015 to June 2016 $1,500,000 $125,000 5.5%
July 2014 to June 2015 $1,500,000 $125,000 5.5%
July 2013 to June 2014 $1,500,000 $125,000 5.5%
July 2012 to June 2013 $1,500,000 $125,000 5.5%
July 2011 to June 2012 $1,500,000 $125,000 5.5%
July 2010 to June 2011 $1,250,000 $104,167 5.9%
July 2009 to June 2010 $1,250,000 $104,167 5.9%
July 2008 to June 2009 $1,250,000 $104,167 5.9%
July 2007 to June 2008 $1,250 000 $104,167 6.2%
July 2006 to June 2007 $1,250,000 $104,167 6.2%
July 2005 to June 2006 $1,000,000 $83,333 6.2%
July 2004 to June 2005 $800,000 $66,667 6.2%
July 2003 to June 2004 $600,000 $50,000 6.2%
July 2002 to June 2003 $600,000 $50,000 6.3%

Last updated: 31 July 2019

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