Payroll tax myths busted! The latest Australian news headline best summarises how doctors are feeling. Payroll tax, is only a small part of a
Edit: Reference to this article appeared in Revenue SA invites you to go tax yourself, The Medical Republic, 2nd July 2023 edition. For those who want to
Practice Managers you are on notice!: “Medical Centre” Payroll Tax and Federal Court Ruling targets how you run your practice!
No patient “Sick Tax” Fee needed! Must Read Landmark Payroll Tax Ruling:Direct GP Banking comes with “tricky” conditions “An incredible breakthrough” Dr Bruce Willet Royal
Unprecedented Cost Blow Out Source: Rebate freezes have ripped $3.8bn out of Medicare, The Australian March 2023 From 1st July 2023 Fair
Wild Health National Leader Summit: What does it take to build patient, provider, and community trust?
It was excellent to meet many world-class thinkers, doers, and past, present, and future leaders in healthcare at the revolutionary Wild Health Leaders Summit. I
Is your practice putting your contractor’s ABN & GST registration at risk of cancellation or a tax audit?
Safely recruit and retain more practitioners. Legally protect everyone’s livelihood (including your advisers) from a contagious tax audit. Do not lose a practitioner’s trust over
For taxation and medico-legal reasons, advertising your practice as a “Medical Centre” or “Clinic”or “Practice” may be a bad idea.
According to the latest tax rulings for taxation and medico-legal reasons, naming your practice a “Medical Centre” or “Clinic”or “Practice” may be a bad idea.
Worried about the ATO Safe Harbour Employee or Contractor rules? Choose the right advice for your medical or healthcare practice in two simple steps
Before you blow your dough: Questions you need to ask in writing from your tax lawyer and accountant The latest payroll and income tax blitz
The ATO safe harbour rules for medical and health contractors: what you need to know GP and healthcare contractors are collateral damage, if they work
Practice Managers you are on notice!: “Medical Centre” Payroll Tax and Federal Court Ruling targets how you run your practice! Part Three – Before calling a lawyer first work out (or confirm) how to run your practice
– Before calling a lawyer first work out (or confirm) how to run your practice – Practice Managers you are on notice!: “Medical Centre” Payroll
Practice Managers you are on notice!: “Medical Centre” Payroll Tax and Federal Court Ruling targets how you run your practice! (Part Two of Three)
Welcome back if you have just found yourself here, this is part two of a three part series into the latest QLD Payroll Tax Ruling,
Practice Managers you are on notice!: “Medical Centre” Payroll Tax and Federal Court Ruling targets how you run your practice! (Part One of Three)
This article first appeared on the Medical Republic on 31st January, 2023 National attention on this emerging problem just risks exposing more practices to audits.
Happy New Year everyone, unfortunately my grim 2023 prediction is for, an unprecedented level, of statutory independent contractor tax and fair work audits. Why now?
These are the significant independent contractor cases and rulings that affect medical and healthcare practices. These are some of the key case law principles that
What does running a medical practice with independent contractors akin to a brothel and the Australian Tax Office have in common? Each of them engages
BREAKING: Tenant Doctors/Contractors, set up your own website now. New ATO tax and High Court Ruling
Last update 2.1.2023: Edit start This article was first published by the Medical Republic on 28th November 2022. These are some of the latest relevant updates
Payroll tax is harming your patients, and the future value of your medical and healthcare practice. But, it can be fixed.
Edit: Breaking news: Tenant Doctors/Contractors, set up your own website now. New ATO tax and High Court ruling confirmed on 24th November 2022 read on
GP Dr. Jane Kennedy asked me this excellent question in response to a recent national media story called “Expert estimates $8 billion a year lost
The two main points to come out of ATO’s (Australian Taxation Office) new income splitting ruling on family trusts are, firstly, pay out your adult
How the 2022 Federal Budget will impact your practice This year’s Federal Budget is focused on stimulating the economy out of a COVID-19 recession, with
Federal Court Tax Ruling Shock: Your spouse may no longer be able to protect your family home This article was first published by the Medical Republic on
New Medical Practice Payroll Tax Ruling: How you pay your contractor doctors may affect your bottom line
New Medical Practice Payroll Tax Ruling: How you pay your contractor doctors may affect your bottom line Did you know that payroll tax applies to
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
1st July 2021 new 2.5% Award and 10% Super pay rise or freeze?! This article was first published by the Medical Republic on 13th July 2021.
Overtime is not a badge of honour: It is a warning sign! This is Part One of the article Overtime is not a badge of
Want a higher “Red Book friendly” pathology rent?: How you go about it matters! This article was first published by the Medical Republic on 20th April
Chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Adviser, Registered Tax Agent, Former AGPAL Surveyor 10 years of service
David Dahm is CEO and founder of the national medical and healthcare chartered accounting firm Health and Life and global Founder and CEO of the not for profit project the International Healthcare Standards and Ethics Board (www.ihseb.org)
After a serious work related car accident in 1989, and nine operations later I continue to be a patient and provider advocate. I enter my third decade as a national Chartered Accountant for Medical and Healthcare practices in Australia. I am a former 10-year Australian General Practice Accreditation surveyor. I come from a medico family. I have served on the AAPM national Board and was the inaugural national Chair of the Certified Practice Manager CPM post nominal. I continue to provide accounting tax and practice management advice to many practices all over Australia.
You know who you are and I thank you for this real honour and privilege to serve you and your community through you. Note, I am not a lawyer please seek appropriate legal and accounting advice. This information is for general information and discussion only.