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Use the Employee/contractor decision tool to find out whether your worker is an employee or contractor for tax and super purposes.
Employees work in your business and are part of your business.
Contractors run their own business and provide services to your business.
If your business engages and pays workers, you should use this decision tool.
The tool is not designed for situations where you:
After answering some questions about the working arrangement, you will receive a report that gives you:
Provided your responses accurately reflect the working arrangement:
For record keeping purposes keep a copy of the decision tool result.
The decision tool is free and you will remain anonymous at all times. We do not record any personal information.
This Employee/contractor decision tool:
We have made every effort, including consultation with community groups and tax professionals, to make sure this decision tool reflects commercial practices.
Work it out
Are you engaging a worker in the building and construction industry?
If Yes, use the tool for the Building and construction industry – employee/contractor decision tool
If No, use the general Employee/contractor decision tool
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