Cavalry Payroll

The no hassle way to work with freelancers as temporary PAYG employees.

With Cavalry Payroll, we ensure your business is compliant with the Australian Tax Office by engaging freelancers on your behalf, paying them fortnightly and looking after their super, tax and insurances.


Fortnightly Pay runs with super, tax and insurance obligations covered

Keep your freelancers and finance team happy with fortnightly pay runs irrespective of our payment terms.

We also take care of superannuation payments, PAYG withholding, all related tax payments and insurances.

Compliance with Australian Tax Office

Avoid fines and get peace of mind that your business is compliant with the Australian Tax Office.

Unsure of the Australian Tax Office criteria for engaging freelancers? Check the ATO decision tool.


Reduced admin & hassle

Avoid the time and hassle of on-boarding Freelancers into your finance and payroll systems. Cavalry collects and stores:
- Freelancer information
- Project information
- Pay, tax and super information
- Temp employment contracts

Plus, all freelance payments are consolidated into one simple fortnightly invoice.

Time Tracking & project governance

Easy tracking of projects with weekly timesheets that you authorise before pay runs and invoices are triggered.

Information on the freelancer, project and timesheets can be accessed at any time.

Payroll fees

Cavalry Payroll fees are 6% + Payroll tax.

If you source the freelancer through the Cavalry marketplace, the combined placement and payroll fee is 20% + Payroll tax.

Services include:

  • Payroll financing to enable fortnightly pay runs
  • Payroll processing
  • Super payments
  • Tax withholding and payments
  • Freelancer engagement & on-boarding
  • Workers comp
  • Public Liability insurances
  • Timesheets & Approvals
  • Casual Employment contracts

Payroll tax is dependant on which state the freelancer is based.

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