Payroll Management Services

We recognise that salary processing, and especially packaging, is a specialist skill and it is for this reason that we have turned to an accountancy practice which we consider the local experts to manage this service on SCC's behalf. Callaghans have been selected to manage SCC's Payroll service because of their great track record of accuracy and reliability in managing the payroll of many of our contractors.

Callaghans logoCallaghans has been part of the Canberra accounting scene for over 40 years, first opening their doors in 1974. They work closely with businesses and individuals to deliver outstanding results and build long lasting relationships.

Callaghans offers a broad range of services including Accounting Services, Business Services, IT Contracting, Financial Planning and Lending Services. They have dedicated teams who specialise in their core services to ensure you are dealing with experts in their field.

SCC will be using the Callaghans IT Pays service to deliver a two tier Payroll Management Service for our contractors:

Basic Salary Processing

  • Payroll processing and direct credit of your salary into bank account(s) of your choice
  • All required insurances including Workers Compensation, Public Liability and Professional Indemnity
  • Calculation,withholding and remittance of relevant PAYG amounts
  • Calculation and withholding of relevant Superannuation amounts, subsequently transferred to your superannuation fund through a clearing house
  • Packaging of mobile phone, laptop and tablet
  • Provision of PAYG summaries within five days of the end of the financial year
  • Skilled staff available to answer any payroll related questions

Comprehensive Salary Packaging

All features of Basic Salary Processing, plus:

  • Assistance in restructuring your income to maximise the benefits of salary packaging. Options may include Vehicle Leasing and/or Living away from home allowance (LAFHA)
  • Packaging report to show benefit or otherwise of salary packaging

Other Included Benefits available to SCC Contractors

  • Basic Tax returns completed by Callaghans – or credit of $247.50 towards more complex returns
  • Free set-up of Self Managed Superannuation Fund (including Corporate trustee, trust, and registrations) value: $2,200.00 (for funds administered via Callaghans)


  • Basic Salary processing – 1.5% (excl gst) of gross salary amount
  • Comprehensive Salary Packaging – 2% (excl gst) of gross salary amount 

Please note that these fees only apply to contracts through SCC and will be subject to review and possible amendment in 2017/18 financial year depending on an assessment of the true cost of providing the service. Should you continue with a contract other than through SCC, you may wish to use Callaghans as your payroll service provider, however the above processing fees and benefits may not apply.