Application to nominate a Designated Group Employer or a Joint Return Lodger

An ACT employer which is part of a group may claim the group's entitlement to the ACT proportion of the tax-free threshold, provided it is an approved Designated Group Employer (DGE).

An applicant for DGE status (or an existing DGE) may also apply to become a Joint Return Lodger (JRL) for itself and other ACT group members.

For additional information on employer status and grouping please click here.

Please complete the following questions to nominate a DGE or JRL
All fields marked ( * ) are mandatory.

Contact details

Nomination of a DGE

Nomination of a JRL

Do you nominate the DGE in section 2 to be the JRL for all the ACT group members listed in section 4? *
This nomination will take effect from:

ACT group members

List all ACT Group Members paying wages in the ACT, please include client id (if known), company legal name,
ABN and date of joining group.

Group members outside of ACT

List all Group Members outside of the ACT and include company legal name, ABN and the state of registration.
Overseas members please provide company legal name, registration number and country of registration.


Declare that by submitting this form, I declare that the information provided in this application to nominate a DGE and a JRL for ACT payroll tax purposes to be true and correct.

I acknowledge that under section 338 of the Criminal Code 2002, giving false or misleading information is a serious offence.

I will notify the ACT Revenue Office in writing and provide full details if there is a change in my circumstances during the financial year. This includes change of contact or address details, cessation of trading in the ACT of change in group structure.

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Contact us

If you require further information on payroll tax and group structures, please contact the ACT Revenue Office by clicking here or call us on (02) 6207 0028.