Employee or contractor? Does it matter?
Who should read this article?
If you engage contractors in your business, are you confident that you are treating them correctly for tax purposes? Are you withholding the correct amount of tax, and are you meeting your obligations to pay superannuation on their behalf?
If you operate in the building and construction industry, the ATO is paying particular attention. It is also looking at call centres, cleaning, security, logistics, retail, tourism and hospitality, education, aged care, health and telecommunication industries.