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Employers Using "Independent Contractor" Arrangements to Avoid Employment Obligations With Expensive Consequences!
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • May 23 2017

The controversial question of whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor has once again come before the Australian courts. The recent


Unclear and present danger - incorrect use of “Independent Contractor” arrangements may have expensive consequences
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • May 22 2017

The ever-vexed question of whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor has once again come before the Australian courts. The recent


Talking Tax - Issue 77
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 19 2017

In Melbourne Home Insulation Pty Ltd v Commissioner of State Revenue (Review and Regulation) 2017 VCAT 654, the Victorian Civil and Administrative


Superannuation Alert 18.05.17
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • May 18 2017

On 9 May 2017, the Government released the final report of the Ramsay Review (a review of the financial system external dispute resolution and


Australia: Have you updated your salary sacrifice policy?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • May 15 2017

Employers may need to review their salary sacrifice policies as from 1 July 2017 due to changes to the superannuation rules. The most significant


2017 Federal Budget insight
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia, OECD, USA
  • May 11 2017

Treasurer Scott Morrison presented the Turnbull Government’s second Budget which he described as an ‘honest budget’. The Government’s


PCG 20175 - SMSFs, 2016 Budget changes and commutation requests: what you must do by 1 July 2017
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • May 11 2017

One major consequence of the 2016 Budget changes and the introduction of transfer balance caps is that, by the end of 30 June 2017, the total amount


Federal Budget 2017: banks, property investors and multinationals in the spotlight
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia, OECD, USA
  • May 10 2017

The lead-up to the 2017-18 Federal Budget has been dominated by a number of key tax-related topics: most prominently, housing affordability. In


Major changes on the way for Australian banking and financial services sector in the Federal Budget
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 10 2017

Apart from the well-publicised levy on liabilities, the Government announced a broad package of measures described as "A more accountable and


Budget 2017: affordable housing, infrastructure and tax
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia, USA
  • May 10 2017

Much less anticipated was a new tax (or rather a levy) imposed on the big five Australian banks. Last night’s budget followed a recent trend we’ve