Monthly Archives: June 2010

Claiming Retention with Security of Payment Legislation

The Queensland BCIPA (Payments Act) provides for including cash retention in a payment claim and damages that arise as a result of suspending work under the contract [section 17(3)]. This means that a retention amount can be included in an adjudication application. Continue reading

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Apples and Oranges – Payment Claims and Tax Invoices

It is common practice to amalgamate Payment Claims and Tax Invoices into one document.  This practice can lead to errors, may jeopardise your entitlement to a payment when you need it and creates unnecessary extra paperwork. Payment Claims and Tax … Continue reading

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