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LVIT Archives

Black money in retail

Instead of trying to lower the low value import threshold, should government instead be focusing on black money tax evas...

The laughable LVIT debate

Just how is the federal government going to implement its low value import threshold in nine months time?

Predictions for 2016 in retail

Stuart Bennie makes his predictions for the year ahead.

ARA urges support of LVIT removal

Retail group pushes extension of GST to international online purchases ahead of state treasurers meeting.

Retailers need bargaining power to compete

Stuart Bennie proposes an alternative to scrapping the LVIT.

Budget to look at online GST

Treasurer confirms draft legislation to address integrity of GST on intangible goods bought online from overseas.


Never in the history of retail has so much been written by so many over so little, says Stuart Bennie.

Retailers still hopeful of LVIT review

LVIT still a live issue, says industry body.

Online tax threshold: the verdict

Decision made on controversial low value import threshold.

Will retail change much in 2014?

It is inevitable that online sales will increase in 2014, contends Stuart Bennie.

Treasurers support lowering LVIT

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

Harvey voices support for online GST

Gerry Harvey slams current GST exemption saying he’s confident federal treasurers will lower threshold.

Consumers worse off with online GST

Australian shoppers and local economy to suffer with internet tax, says Choice.

New look at online GST

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

NZ flouts low value imports

New Zealand is having issues of its own with low value imports taxes.

NRA lodges Budget submission

NRA calls for lowering of LVIT to parcels over $20.

New group lobbies for LVIT decrease

Australian Traders Group calls for final decision on LVIT by the end of September.