We have information in different languages about Employment income reporting
Top tips for getting your reporting right video
Making it easier to report employment income
Changing the Social Security Income Assessment Model
For Centrelink payments and services, you can call our multilingual phone service.
Employment income affects your payment from us. To make sure we’re paying you the right amount, we need you to report your and your partner’s employment income.
The information on this page may not apply to you if you’re permanently blind and get Disability Support Pension (DSP). Read more about employment income reporting when you’re working while getting DSP.
When you get a payment from us, you need to know:
- what to report
- when to report
- how to report
- what you must do when we pre-fill your information into your report.
You can get reminders to report to make sure you report your employment income.
You must report your employment income to us to avoid getting a debt.
Watch this video for tips about getting your reporting right.
We need to know the gross income you and your partner get so we can pay you the right amount.
If you’re getting an income support payment, we’ll tell you when you need to report any other income you get.
There are some things you need to know about income, Single Touch Payroll (STP) and other details we pre-fill into reports for you.