AMC’s recent event highlighted how STP reporting has the potential to be as significant as the introduction of GST. The ATO did confirm that they will work with business to support them in their transition with the extension of the period of reporting for micro businesses ie those having 1-4 employees, an additional 12 months to commence reporting along with a register of cost effective solutions being identified by the ATO. ‘But the event was more than about just STP’, said Pam Chilman, the host of the event from AMC Training Centre, ‘it was about keeping up to date with how banking processes are becoming more automated, the challenges around so many payroll changes along with networking with peers. I found the update on ‘Payroll Changes you might have missed in the past 6 months, invaluable!’