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...

ATO update – employee myths

Source:  ATO Website Date: 11 July 2016 Stating in a written agreement that your worker is a contractor doesn’t mean they are, nor does it protect you from potential penalties for getting it wrong. This is a myth. The fact is, if your worker is legally an employee,...