Who can now be called a true independent contractor? Part 1
Author(s): Brendan CHARLES This seminar paper provides an overview of the tests developed by the courts to assist those attempting to categorise work relationships as either principal/contractor or employer/employee.
Who can now be called a true independent contractor? Part 2
Author(s): Chris WALLIS This seminar paper reviews the general nature of the decision in Vabu and identifies what the High Court has left alone; it considers an 'employee' and the rules relating to the alienation of personal services income; Considers an 'employee' for the purposes of the Superannuation Guarantee legislation; considers an employee for the purposes of the Payroll Tax Act; considers the implications of the High Court's decision for Workcover;
makes suggestions as to what you can and perhaps ought do.