• P14 Payments to associated persons

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    This information may not apply to the current year. Check the content carefully to ensure it is applicable to your circumstances.

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    Did you make any payments to associated persons as a business expense?

    No

    Go to item P15.

    Yes

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    You need to know

    These are amounts, including salary or wages, commissions, superannuation contributions or allowances paid to your relatives or a partnership in which your relative is a partner.

    Amounts of salaries or wages paid to relatives and related partnerships should also be included at G item P13 on your schedule.

    You need to keep the following records:

    • full name of relative or related partnership
    • age, if under 18 years old
    • relationship
    • nature of duties performed
    • hours worked
    • total remuneration
    • salary or wages claimed as deductions
    • other amounts paid - for example, retiring gratuities, bonuses and commissions.

    Excessive payments to a relative or related partnership may not be deductible. The PSI rules (see item P1) also limit deductions for payments to associates.

    Completing this item

    Step 1

    Add up payments made to relatives and related partnerships from each business.

    Step 2

    Write this amount at H item P14 on your schedule. Do not show cents.

    Last modified: 28 May 2009QC 27547