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Geelong Chamber of Commerce is a proud sponsor of Localised. Working in partnership to support, educate and facilitate a healthy, vibrant business community.

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Geelong Chamber of Commerce is a proud sponsor of Localised. The Chamber's role is to support, educate and facilitate a healthy, vibrant business community.

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"Partnering with Localised has provided our members with more opportunities to network and promote their business in the region. Together, we're helping connect local businesses and helping to grow the local economy.”

Bernadette Uzelac | CEO | Geelong Chamber of Commerce

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Expert Articles from Localised Champions

Superannuation for contractors – come one, come all

By Paul Gray

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…

CONTRACTOR VS EMPLOYEE – SHIFTING SANDS FOR MEDICAL AND ALLIED HEALTH PRACTICES

By Paul Gray

Medical, dental and allied health professional structures have and continue to be designed to engage professional staff that are labelled and treated as independent business operators known as “independent contractors”. However, is this a proper way to structure your practice? What risks are involved in doing this? In many cases, people who are labelled as…

FURTHER REDUCED PAYROLL TAX FOR REGIONAL BUSINESSES

By Paul Gray

Since 1 July 2017, a lower Victoria payroll tax rate of 3.65% has applied to wages paid by regional employers. This rate was further reduced to 2.425% from 1 July 2018. The 2019 State Budget announced further payroll tax cuts for regional businesses, from its current rate of 2.425% to 1.2125% by 2022-23, which should…

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