Australia: 12-month pause for general practitioners payroll tax audits (New South Wales)

The New South Wales government announced that it will pause payroll tax audits for general practitioners.

12-month pause for general practitioners payroll tax audits in New South Wales

The New South Wales (NSW) government announced that it will pause payroll tax audits for general practitioners and their practices for 12 months to allow for ongoing consultation with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and Australian Medical Association.

In addition, there will also be a 12-month pause on tax penalties and interest accrued on outstanding payroll tax debts incurred before and at the commencement of the 12-month period.

The pause will be implemented through an amendment to the Revenue, Fines and Other Legislation Amendment Bill, which is awaiting Royal Assent.


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