Am I a Contractor?

Contractors who perform contract cleaning work are eligible for registration with the scheme. If you employ people to perform cleaning work you must also register as an employer with the scheme.

The scheme does NOT cover a person who is:

  • engaged solely to supervise workers
  • performing only or mainly managerial or clerical duties
  • under contract or service with a Commonwealth, State, Territory or Local Government Authority
  • directly employed by the owner of the premises they clean

How to determine if you are a contractor

There are a number of factors that will determine if you are a contractor or an employee. You should consider the whole of your working arrangements in respect to the following factors found in the examples here.

If you still have doubts about your working arrangement, you may wish to contact the ATO or Fair Work for more information.

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