Update the status for existing working holiday makers

If you already employ working holiday makers, you'll need to make some changes to their employment record in Xero to allow for the new working holiday maker backpacker tax.

  1. In the Payroll menu, select Employees.
  2. Click the employee's name to open their details.
  3. Click the Taxes tab.
  4. From Residency Status, select Working Holiday Maker.
  5. Unselect the Has Approved Withholding Variation checkbox.
  6. Click Save Only.