Contractors vs. Employees: The Risk To Small Business

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Contractors vs Employees: The Risk To Small Business

In this pragmatic webinar we help you identify arrangements at risk of triggering significant superannuation guarantee liabilities and explore the steps to minimise that risk. This is an issue that is not going away any time soon.


  • What are the key factors that need to be considered in determining whether a worker is treated as an employee for SG purposes?
  • Can a business contract out of its SG obligations?
  • How far back can the ATO go to recover SG liabilities?
  • What are the courts saying about this issue?
  • Can workers operate through companies or trusts to avoid SG obligations?
  • Can businesses with SG problems just shut down and start fresh with a clean slate?
  • What other problems can arise when contractors are engaged?

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