Employee vs Contractor - On the Quest to an Answer
Published on 20 Sep 2011
| Took place at Grand Chancellor, Adelaide, SA
On 2 August 2011 Revenue SA issued Revenue Ruling PTA038 "Determining whether a worker is an employee" outlining their position on when contractors should be considered employees for the purposes of the payroll tax legislation. This is in another example of the importance of ensuring the contractors are correctly treated when considering not just payroll tax, but also superannuation and workcover.
This event took a practical case study approach to this question with a view from both sides of the fence.