GP practice loses legal battle over $800,000 payroll tax bill

A NSW tribunal has ruled practices have to prove their GPs are not employees to avoid being taxed on all earnings

A chain of GP practices has been ordered to pay nearly $800,000 in backdated payroll tax after losing a legal battle against a state revenue office.

Dr Danielle McMullen
Dr Danielle McMullen.

Historically, GP earnings have usually been exempt from the tax because GPs are not deemed as working for their practices because they are paying a percentage of their billings as a