2015 New Employee v Contractor Tax Audits!

The day’s of a “Gentlemen’s agreement” (i.e. hand shake agreements not putting agreements into writing) are over….! It is time to finally take control and eat well and sleep well to this recurring problem! We are aware of practices that have been recently hit with payroll and contractor audits. This is a new warning bulletin […]

Don’t use the “C” Contractor Word! – Part Two

This is Part Two of the article “Don’t use the “C” (Contractors) Word”. I cover practical examples and key court cases that best illustrate check common mistakes many practices make.   This is Part Two of a two-part series. Part Two of this topic covers practical court case examples of what I commonly see practices […]

Don’t use the “C” Contractor Word! – Part One

  This article was first published by the Medical Republic on the 6th of April 2021. When a practice manager, doctor, or doctor owner says “our doctors are contractors” without realising it you may be opening a whole can of worms for your practice. Even your website that states “Our Doctors” could trigger an audit! […]

Doctors and Staff Contracts: Finally the video!

Finally, after a number of requests, thanks to our friend Gary Smith from Armchair Medical and the East Melbourne PHN, we have produced a live recording from the East Melbourne PHN seminar series David Dahm recently presented on Doctor and Staff Contracts. We hope this video will clear up any common confusion between contactors and […]

Stay safe, stop bulk billing! A simple cure for Medicare Audit Anxiety?

Stay safe, stop bulk billing! A simple cure for Medicare Audit Anxiety? This article was first published by Health and Life on 28th August 2021. As accountants to many doctors, we have a saying at our firm “You save lives, we save livelihoods”.    Medicare audit anxiety is a real thing. This is affecting doctors […]