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hello people
1.im an employee and i calculated my tax return online and it say im going to owe the ato a large sum of money and the only reason i would owe them money is because my employer didn't tax my workers compo correctly. is there any adivce that uses will be able to help me with that will benefit me as i didn't make the human error?
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Hi @stephen987 ,

 

Sorry to hear of your difficult situation.

 

Employers are required to withhold from Compensation, sickness and accident payments in line with the relevant PAYG withholding requirements.

 

I understand an error in withholding may have been made by your employer but the actual income and tax payable on the income applies to you as the recipient. If you can't pay by the due date, you may be able to set up a payment plan to pay in instalments.

 

I hope this helps,

JasonT

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Hi @stephen987 ,

 

Sorry to hear of your difficult situation.

 

Employers are required to withhold from Compensation, sickness and accident payments in line with the relevant PAYG withholding requirements.

 

I understand an error in withholding may have been made by your employer but the actual income and tax payable on the income applies to you as the recipient. If you can't pay by the due date, you may be able to set up a payment plan to pay in instalments.

 

I hope this helps,

JasonT