• Employer registration: working holiday makers

    You must register as an employer of working holiday makers if you employ – or plan to employ – workers who hold either a:

    • Working Holiday visa (subclass 417)
    • Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462).

    You need to register before making the first payment to them.

    To register as an employer of working holiday makers you must already either:

    • be registered for pay as you go (PAYG) withholding
    • have a withholding payer number.

    Note: Penalties may apply for failing to register.

    Once you register as an employer of working holiday makers you must withhold tax for them:

    If you don't register as an employer of working holiday makers, you must withhold tax for them:

    Working holiday maker employer registration tool

    Print the confirmation screen displayed by the tool for your records or phone 13 28 66 to confirm your registration.

    Next step:

    • Download the tax table for working holiday makers.

    See also:

    Cancelling your registration

    To cancel your registration, phone 13 28 66.

    Last modified: 06 Nov 2017QC 50743