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Directly engaging your own NDIS staff

If you have self-managed NDIS funding, you can directly employ staff. Giving you the ultimate control over the people who work with you, the hours they work and the tasks that they perform. As a self-managed participant, you can use any provider whether they are NDIS...

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Employee vs contractor

Generally, nannies, housekeepers and most domestic staff or carers are seen by the ATO & FWO as employees rather than contractors. This doesn’t mean they can’t be genuine independent contractors. Each situation needs to be assessed individually. The ATO use to...

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ATO super crackdown

Since 2017, the ATO has been collecting employee payslips to manage to national tax gap. The most recent National ATO Audit Report concluded that many employers haven’t been paying superannuation to their employees on time or at all. Because of reports of large...

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Superannuation increases to 11%

Superannuation guarantee is set to increase from 10.5% to 11%. This will take effect from 1 July 2023. The super rate is legislated to increase to 12% by 2025. If the rate you pay your nanny is inclusive of superannuation, this will decrease the rate of your nanny’s...

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