Payroll tax: GPs secure another state amnesty but with a catch

Practices in SA will have to register and agree to disclose wage information to the state revenue office.
Sarah Simpkins
Dr Sian Goodson.

GP practices that provide wage information to tax officials in SA will be granted a year-long payroll tax amnesty and protection from retrospective audits.

The announcement by the SA state government is being sold as another major win for the specialty as practice owners warn of potential closures and the complete collapse of bulk-billing if revenue offices around Australia issue demands for the tax.