Monthly Archives: August 2018

Introducing the Nomination Training Contribution Charge

Earlier this month the legislation for the new Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) tax was officially implemented by the Australian government. As a result, several of the skilled worker sponsorship training obligations have now been updated to fall in line with the new requirements. Reg 2.87B Obligation to provide training has now been repealed, which will… Read More

SAF Tax Levy to Commence From 12 August

The Department of Home Affairs has confirmed that the government’s new Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) tax levy will officially come into effect this Sunday on 12 August. The introduction of the SAF will replace the previous Training Benchmarks, which required visa sponsors to demonstrate that they had spent at least 1% of their payroll on… Read More