The Victorian Portable Long Service Authority (PLSA) has announced the levy to be applied to the Portable Long Service Benefits scheme to commence on 1 July 2019.

The levy announced with be 1.8% for the security and cleaning sectors and 1.65% for the community services sector.  The levy is calculated based on the workers ordinary pay.

From 1 July 2019, businesses employing workers in community services, contract cleaning and security and businesses employing workers who perform work covered by the Portable Long Service Benefits Scheme must register with the Portable Long Service Authority. The scheme covers casual, part time and permanent employees.

The registration must be completed between 1 July and 30 September 2019 for established businesses. The first quarterly return and payment to the PLSA will be required by end of October 2019.

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