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Keep Better Accounting Records for Greater Success

Research shows businesses that are good at meeting their GST and activity statement obligations tend to run more successful businesses. This can be because the systems and processes they use to keep financial records and manage their tax affairs also help them keep track of their business performance and make sound business decisions. By maintaining proper records of dates, sales, …

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Employee or Contractor ?

The Undercover Employee  The Tax Office’s ongoing compliance efforts have some constant focus. One of these is the often flawed characterisation of an employee as a contractor by businesses.   Characterisation is fraught with elements of complexity. For instance, entitlement to annual leave, sick leave and other benefits may arise. An employer’s liability to work cover and payroll tax in …