Superannuation for contractors – come one, come all

Senior Associate, Employment Law and OH&S Dispute Resolution and Litigation - Harwood Andrews
Principal Lawyer - Harwood Andrews Lawyers

This article forms part of the series “Contractors vs Employees – Shifting Sands for Medical and Allied Health Practices” Determining whether an individual is an employee or contractor can leave you scratching your head. There is unfortunately little clarification in the context of superannuation entitlements and determining whether payments to a contractor are covered by…

Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR) to be Expanded

Practice Owner & BAS Agent - e-BAS Accounts

The ATO has announced that those businesses providing services in the following 3 industries will be caught in the “TPAR net” (Taxable Payments Annual Report) from 1st July 2019. Road freight services Information technology services Security, investigation or surveillance services From 1st July 2019, businesses in the above 3 industries will need to track payments…

Further clarity on payroll tax for contractors

Senior Associate, Employment Law and OH&S Dispute Resolution and Litigation - Harwood Andrews
Principal Lawyer - Harwood Andrews Lawyers

As payroll tax provisions come under increased scrutiny by Revenue Offices, another case has provided clarity on how they should be interpreted. In Nationwide Towing & Transport Pty Ltd v Commissioner of State Revenue (No 2) [2018] VSC 609, the Victorian Supreme Court has dealt the Victorian State Revenue Office a blow by setting aside…