Minimum wage 1/7/22

$812.60 per week (5.2% increase)

$21.38 per hour ($26.73 casual)

$42,255.20 pa ($52,819.00 pa casual)

Unfair dismissal threshold 1/7/22

$162,00 (max payout is $81,000) – does not include Super, commissions or bonuses (doesn’t apply to people covered by a Modern Award. No cap for a general protections claim)

$77.80 to lodge a claim with FWC – bullying, unfair dismissal & general protection

Tax-free threshold on ETP 1/7/22

$11,591 tax-free plus $5,797 for each completed year of service Lump Sum D  (doesn’t apply if you are 66 or older)

Super maximum for employers 1/7/22

$240,880 pa ($60,220 per quarter)


10.5% from 1/7/22 then .5% each year until 12% on 1/7/25

Payroll tax NSW FY23

5.45% ($1,200,000 threshold)

ATO mileage rate FY23

75c (was 72c in FY22)

These amounts are a guide only. Please double-check these figures with your accountant/payroll specialist before relying on them to calculate employee entitlements.