Joe Hockey Archives - Inside Retail

GST to apply to all offshore sales

Treasurers agree to apply GST to all goods bought from overseas vendors.

Hockey says Budget “right for the times”

Budget will work in tandem with RBA’s decision to cut cash rates, says Hockey.

Consumer confidence tumbles in March

Federal Government’s intergenerational report sends consumer confidence to three month low.

Christmas spending to fuel economy

Hockey wants people to spend up this Christmas to fuel activity in the economy.

Hockey keen not to upset shoppers

Hockey indicates further cuts will be delayed until next year’s Budget.

Wesfarmers boss calls budget draconian

Chairman says federal government are spinning a draconian budget message.

Treasurers support lowering LVIT

State treasurers agree GST threshold must be reduced on goods bought online from overseas retailers.

New look at online GST

State treasurers to discuss online shopping tax at first meeting this week.