So, you’ve heard about salary sacrificing, but you’re not quite sure what it is or you think it’s only something offered to permanent employees? Read on, as salary sacrificing is something you can access as a contractor and it can help you optimise your pay!
In official speak, the Australian Taxation Office advise that salary sacrificing is an arrangement between an employer and an employee, where the employee agrees to forgo part of their future entitlement to salary or wages, in return for the employer providing them with benefits of a similar value.
Put simply, ‘salary sacrificing’ means you remove all business-related expenses from your gross wages, and you are taxed on the lesser amount.
These business-related expenses can include
When you sign on with Bookssorted Contractor Payroll Services, we become, in part, your employer, providing you certainty in payslips and allowing us to manage your salary sacrifice items and costs.
Contractor payroll doesn’t have to be hard or without reward, so signing on to a contractor payroll service helps you get paid like you would in a permanent role, but live the flexible and exciting life of a contractor.
Joining the Bookssorted family helps you take pay stress off your plate!
At Bookssorted, we take pride in being a contractor payroll management company who stays up-to-date with salary sacrificing rules and regulations so we can ensure you get the best advice on how this tax deduction can work for you. We’ve helped our contractors’ salary sacrifice cars, living away from home expenses, laptops, mobiles, tablets, training courses, books, superannuation and much more. And we’ve made it easy for them by managing the process from beginning to end.
If you want to know more, call us on 02 6161 8580 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Bookssorted, we operate in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra and we’re here to help! We are a payroll service company that has been in the industry for more than a decade, so we’re big enough to manage all your contractor payroll needs, yet small enough to know your name when you call! If you’re not with a payroll management company, or your payroll service isn’t providing you the quality service you need, chat with us and join the Bookssorted family.