Scale

(Australia) The Scale field on the PR Employees form, Filing Status tab.

Scale Numbers for PAYG Withholding
Enter the scale number for PAYG Withholding. Available numbers are as follows:
  • 1 = No tax-free threshold; enter this if question 8 on the employee's NAT 3093 is No

  • 2 = Tax-free threshold with leave loading

  • 3 = Foreign resident; enter this if the employee is a non-resident

  • 4 = No tax file number (TFN) was provided by the employee
  • 5 = Full Medicare exemption; enter this if the employee filed a NAT 0929 and claimed a full exemption

  • 6 = Half Medicare exemption; enter this if the employee filed a NAT 0929 and claimed a half exemption

Scale Numbers to Calculate STSL Component
If you need to calculate a Study and Training Support Loan component for an employee, use the following scale numbers:
  • 91 = No tax-free threshold; enter this if question 8 on the employee's NAT 3093 is No

  • 92 = Tax-free threshold with leave loading

  • 93 = Foreign resident; enter this if the employee is a non-resident

  • 95 = Full Medicare exemption; enter this if the employee filed a NAT 0929 and claimed a full exemption

  • 96 = Half Medicare exemption; enter this if the employee filed a NAT 0929 and claimed a half exemption

Note: The STSL Component schedule applies to employees who have any of the following debts:
  • Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
  • VET Student Loan (VSL)
  • Financial Supplement (FS)
  • Student Start-up Loan (SSL) / ABSTUDY SSL
  • Trade Support Loan (TSL)