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If your monthly wages bill reaches a certain amount, you will have to pay payroll tax.

Do I have to register for payroll tax in Victoria?

Find out about payroll tax and your obligations

PTX Express simplifies the way you conduct your payroll tax business as an employer.

It allows you to register for payroll tax and gain access to a secure, myGovID-compatible system to:

  • Lodge your monthly returns.
  • Lodge your annual reconciliation.
  • Apply for refunds.
  • Update your records.

What else can PTX Express do?

Once you are registered for payroll tax you can use PTX Express to:

  • Create and manage access for up to 10 additional users.
  • View your monthly return history for the current and previous financial years.
  • Calculate your monthly Victorian payroll tax liability.
  • Pay and update records for selected months.
  • Receive immediate online confirmation that a return has been submitted and that payment, if made online, has been processed.

How do I log in to PTX Express?

First-time users

If you are using PTX Express for the first time, you need to create a username and password.

Enter your details, including your customer number and one of the following:

  • A return payment made to the State Revenue Office within the past two years (excluding assessment payments).
  • Your Victorian employment start date.
  • Your WorkCover Employer Number (WEN).

Your username is displayed immediately and a temporary password emailed to you.

You can then use the 'User Login' link to log in with these details.

Create a login to use PTX Express

Existing users

Enter your username and password at the login screen to enter PTX Express.

Log in to PTX Express

AUSkey users

The Australian Government is decommissioning AUSkey and replacing it with myGovID. You can no longer use your AUSkey to log in to PTX Express. You must use your PTX Express login details or myGovID.

Log in to PTX Express

I have forgotten my username and/or password?

Enter your customer number, email address, and one of the following:

  • A return payment made to the State Revenue Office within the past two years (excluding assessment payments).
  • Your Victorian employment start date.
  • Your WorkCover employer number (WEN).

Your username is displayed on the screen and a temporary password emailed to you.

Reset your password

How do I access the annual reconciliation?

PTX Express enables employers to complete their payroll tax annual reconciliation and make payment online.

You can access the electronic annual reconciliation (e-AR) by logging into PTX Express with your username and password and selecting the 'Annual Reconciliation' button from the menu.

If you need more information on the e-AR, refer to our frequently asked questions.

Lodge your annual reconciliation

Last modified: 29 May 2020
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