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  1. burntcherub

    NSW Employer Denying I Worked for Them - Recourse?

    Hello, I was sexually harassed and bullied in the workplace and left in 2017. Since then I haven’t been fit for work, written off by health care providers and I’m eligible for salary continuance insurance. At the moment, I have a mental health plan and along with a pending salary continuance...
  2. T

    WA How Long to Wait Before Contacting Fair Work Australia?

    Last week, just before Easter Thursday, I quit a casual job with an employer that wasn't respecting the promises made over hours offered to me and had not provided payslips, nor had deducted PAYG. At the point when I quit, I was owed for 41 hours, worked going into Easter weekend. It's now late...
  3. DamoRev

    QLD Executor of Will Refusing to Lodge Tax Returns - Options?

    Hi, My father-in-law had a solicitor appointed as his executor of will, however, they've stated they don't do tax returns and have now just fully distributed the funds without factoring in the possibility of a tax liability. When we queried it, they informed us to do it ourselves. This is a...
  4. J

    QLD Am I Liable for Ex-Husband's Debt?

    Hi As the (separated) spouse of my husband, am I liable for a debt he incurred when we were married as a Sole Director of his company? The debt is substantial and is Superannuation and PAYG related. Thanks for any help with this question.
  5. C

    NSW Employer Failed to Deduct PAYG - What to Do?

    I have been advised that due to my employer failing to withhold sufficient PAYG, I have been left with a Taxation bill of $6000. As in previous years, I had varied my tax. I did at the end of the last financial year write to my employer to confirm that the variation they had had and end date...
  6. J

    NSW Can ATO Bankrupt Me When I Live Overseas?

    I moved overseas 2.5 years ago. My business, which I am the Director of, operated in Australia with one staff member for another 6 months and then ceased operating. The only creditor the company has is the ATO which has been an accumulating debt over some years (around $70k inc.interest). PAYG...
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    QLD Discretionary Trust Structure - How Does It Work?

    John is self-employed as a mechanic and wants to operate a business through a discretionary trust structure with a corporate trustee being ABC Pty Ltd. How does this structure work? Is he simply employed by the trust (who has an ABN), or should he operate from another company XYZ Pty Ltd from...
  8. D

    Builder Clawing Back Commissions Unfairly?

    Hello Good People, Hitting a brick wall here with my former employer... I was a sales consultant for a well known Perth builder, paid by retainer as an advance on future commissions. Consultants work under a contract that has the retainer advanced via PAYG. (this in itself produced many...
  9. S

    What Employment Contract Should I Use - Contractor or Employee?

    Hi, I run a small I.T. Consulting business and need to provide cover for a 24/7 call out roster as well as ad hoc support work. This would mean employing someone to be on call on a regular basis but with no guarantee of other hours, like a contractor. I have colleagues willing to do this and...
  10. T

    VIC Employer Owes Me Unpaid Superannuation - What are My Options?

    I have been employed with my employer for over 1 year and am owed very close to $6,000 in unpaid Superannuation as well as being denied a PAYG summary so I can lodge a tax return. My employer has a history of claiming insolvency and bankruptcy and starting up new companies using a different...