Onboarding new employees online

The ATO has released some online forms required when a new employee commences work with an employer. The online forms included are:

  • Tax File Number Declaration
  • Superannuation Standard Choice
  • Withholding Declaration
  • Medicare Levy Variation Declaration

There are two options for the employee to access these online forms:

  • Employee to access the forms via their own myGov Account and the connected ATO online services
  • Employer’s software connecting directly with myGov – this is now open to software companies to develop the solutions.
Employees can log into their myGov account and select the ATO Online service to complete the forms:

The employee can select new employment and input the required information about the employment relationship including:

  • Employers ABN
  • Employment type, e.g. full time, part time or casual
  • Employers default superannuation fund details including the name, USI and ABN

AAT Australia has developed a one-pager information sheet for members to provide their clients with to help guide a new employee navigate the new onboarding process in the online environment. You can access this resource