How do I declare a Medicare levy variation | Single Touch Payroll (STP) Phase 2 FAQ:

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How do I declare a Medicare levy variation?

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When an employee has variations in their Medicare circumstances, they need to complete the Medicate levy variation declaration form and provide this to their employer. Then the employer can complete these settings in the employee’s Tax Declaration screen in Employment Hero Payroll.

Declaring a Medicare levy variation
  1. Click the   Employee menu.
  2. Click the List submenu.
  3. Click on the employee who needs a Medicare levy declared.
  4. Click the   Tax File Declaration button.
  5. Click the Medicare Levy button.
  6. Complete the following fields:
    • Does the Employee want to claim an exemption from the Medicare levy?
    • Does the employee want to increase their withholding amount to cover the Medicate levy surcharge?
    • Does the employee want to claim a Medicare levy reduction?
  7. Click the Save button.
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Author recommended

So you have now declared a medicate levy, and you are now wondering, what next can I do. There are two recommendations I would make on this front and they are:

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