The Works Manager (past client of DFK Gray Perry) for Higgins Adelaide recently organised for Brendon Skates to speak with sub-contract painters working for Higgins during one of their monthly sub-contractor meetings. Brendon spoke about:
- Business structures e.g. sole proprietorships, partnerships, trusts and companies
- PSI (personal services income), rules and tests e.g. 80% rule, rectification rule etc.
- Deductions, e.g. sunscreen, capital deductions, protective clothing etc.
They indicated that they need to ensure they are not telling sub-contractors how to operate, they can however, facilitate a meeting for them that may be of benefit and provide them with greater awareness on how best to set their business up.
The Works Manager said the meeting was a success with Brendon answering a number of questions and the sub-contractors learning a number of new things.
Higgins Newsletter tabled it as a “great initiative”