Your legal obligations

  1. Employers who are industry employers immediately before the commencement date of 1 July 2011 must register with the scheme by 31 July 2011.
  2. Employers who become industry employers on or after 1 July 2011 must register no later than one month after becoming an industry employer.
  3. Employers are required to submit quarterly returns for cleaning employees.
  4. Levies are payable to the Corporation on the same day the return is due. The levy is calculated at 1.0% of the ordinary wages of cleaning employees. Prior to 1 July 2021 the levy rate was 1.7%. Any outstanding levy payments for the period between 1 July 2011 - 30 June 2021 are subject to the 1.7% levy rate.
  5. Employers are required to keep books & records.

More information about your obligations as an employer in the contract cleaning industry is available in our employer guide and compliance fact sheet.

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