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Third time unlucky: Optical Superstores held liable for payroll tax on patient fees transferred to optometrists under occupancy agreements

Third time unlucky: Optical Superstores held liable for payroll tax on patient fees transferred to optometrists under occupancy agreements

In the most recent chapter of the battle between the Victorian State Revenue Office and The Optical Superstore Pty Ltd, the Commissioner of State Revenue has claimed victory, with the Court of Appeal finding on 12 September 2019 that transfers of funds made to optometrists by Optical Superstore were subject to payroll tax under Victorian law.