When hiring workers, do you understand the difference between contractors and employees for tax and super purposes?
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Employers are increasingly being subjected to a rolling series of audits by the ATO when they slip behind on their SG obligations, as the Tax Office has now taken a harder line on non-compliance.
Single Touch Payroll is mandatory for employers with 20+ staff from 1 July 2018, and will be mandatory for all employers 1 July 2019. Read how to get ready.
The ATO – Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You! The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is closing in fast on everyone who doesn’t properly declare their income and pay the correct amount of tax. As your Tax Accountants, we want to help you be aware of… Read More >>
How to help ensure your superannuation contributions don’t exceed the caps Changes in the superannuation contribution caps, which kicked-in last year, give an added reason to keep a close eye on your contributions. From 1 July 2017, the concessional contributions cap was reset to $25,000… Read More >>
Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty On 24 May 2018, Minister for Revenue and Financial Services announced the commencement of a 12-month Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty (the Amnesty). The Amnesty is a one-off opportunity for employers to self-correct past super guarantee (SG) non-compliance without penalty. Subject to the passage of legislation, the Amnesty… Read More >>