Additional Withholding for Medicare Levy Surcharge
(Australia) The Additional Withholding for Medicare Levy Surcharge check box on the PR Employees form, Add'l Info tab.
For use with STP Phase 2 only.
Select this check box if the employee requested additional withholding for the Medicare Levy Surcharge. When selected, the Withholding Tier Level drop-down is enabled to indicate the withholding rate for the employee.
Leave this check box unselected if:
- the employee is fully or partially exempt from the Medicare Levy Surcharge; that is, the employee is assigned a Scale of 5, 95, 6, or 96 on the Filing Status tab in PR Employees.
- the employee did not request additional withholding for the Medicare Levy Surcharge.
- the employee claimed a Medicare Levy Reduction (the Claim for Medicare Levy Reduction check box is selected).