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Contractors & payroll tax presentation


This presentation covers:

  • the shifting tax landscape - the increase in labour taxes as a portion of taxpayers’ total tax mix
  • the global and domestic trends towards contingent workforces
  • the inherent risks in the management of contractors, including the specific payroll tax compliance challenge
  • the current compliance focus by Revenue Offices  Key audit risk issues with respect to contractors
  • evidentiary standards and expectations, for example, evidence to support contractor exemption eligibility.

Author profiles:

Greg Kent CTA
Greg is a Partner in PwC’s employment taxes practice. Greg has over 18 years experience in advising on all aspects of Australian employment taxes, including FBT, payroll tax, superannuation guarantee, employment termination payments, workers compensation and PAYG withholding, including their interaction with salary packaging and contractor management arrangements. Current at 15 April 2015 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Greg KENT.
Ian Phillips
Ian holds the position of Principal Advisor, Interpretation and Reform, at the New South Wales Office of State Revenue, and his responsibilities include the provision of technical advice and maintenance of payroll tax and land tax legislation. Ian has worked in the policy and legislation area of the NSW OSR since 1985, and has overseen the preparation of most of the changes to NSW payroll tax, land tax and tax administration legislation since then. Ian is an FCPA and completed a Diploma in Law through the Legal Profession Admission Board in March 2008. Current at 01 April 2014 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Ian PHILLIPS.

This was presented at 14th Annual States' Taxation Conference.

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Individual sessions

State taxes cases update

Author(s):  Stefan DeBellis

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States taxes update

Author(s):  Alex Jacobs

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Payroll tax cases - "The big ones"

Author(s):  Philip MAGOFFIN

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