Employee or Contractor
Employee or contractor?
Before your business engages a worker, you need to check whether they are an employee or contractor by examining the working arrangement.It is important you make the correct decision as you will need to meet different tax and super obligations depending on whether your worker is an employee or contractor.Many businesses are getting this decision wrong as they are basing it on incorrect information. Often workers who should be employees are being incorrectly treated as contractors.Just because a worker has an ABN or registered business name does not mean they will be a contractor for every job.The ATO provides a decision Tool that you can work through to ensure you are meeting your obligationsGo to www.ato.gov.au In the search engine type: Employee or contractor? Get the factsProtecting