Independent Contractor OR Deemed Employee

Recent co-ordinated audit activity from the ATO, State revenue offices and workcover authorities have highlighted the importance of making the correct distinction between a legitimate contractor and a deemed employee. The costs of getting it wrong can be significant, particularly to small businesses. Often businesses are looking to reduce the red-tape and administrative hassle of […]

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Asset Finance

When preparing tax returns it is obvious that too many clients are not choosing the right type of asset finance. Getting advice in this area instead of using the sales team from where you purchaser a car, or the local bank can save both time and money. Time that may be better off used to […]

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Proposed SG amnesty raises opportunities and risks

On 24 May 2018, the government announced a 12 month superannuation guarantee (‘SG’) amnesty (‘Amnesty’) that proposes to give employers an opportunity to rectify past SG non-compliance without penalty. If the Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Superannuation Measures No. 1) Bill 2018 (‘SG Bill’) is ever made law, the Amnesty period will apply from 24 May […]

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