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tax Archives

Tesco boss calls for tax on online sales

Dave Lewis says bricks-and-mortar would benefit from 2 per cent "Amazon tax".

Political uncertainty undermines retail confidence

A political quagmire is likely to significantly impact on consumer spending in coming months.

ARA to work on low value GST compliance

The ARA says the GST changes will create a fairer tax system and put local retailers on a level playing field.

US Court rules against e-commerce companies in tax case

The decision echoes the Australian government’s move to ‘level the playing field’ through the implementation of GST on l...

‘Tax cuts doomed’: company directors head

Long awaited cuts may not pass Senate.

Company tax cut delayed

Government says it has more work to do to pass cuts.

Aldi signs up to ATO transparency code

German giant to publish voluntary report.

Second wave of business tax cuts

Incumbent government to introduce next part of its corporate cuts plan.

GST on online imports: time to stop the debate and act

Expect more bankruptcies, lost jobs, inferior products, and lower quality of service if we don't look at the issues faci...

Liars, tax cheats and bullies

The cynical world of global e-commerce players.

Imposing GST on low-value imports doesn’t level the playing field

The government's new law unfairly imposes on retailers, says expert.

Retail association backs closing tax loophole

“This is a tax equity issue and internationally-based retailers should pay their fair share of tax.”

The walls are a tumbling down

The government would be better off applying the current tax rules to all competitors equally - most notably internationa...

2016 in hindsight

Stuart Bennie looks at how his predictions fared for the year, pens a letter to the treasurer.

Black money in retail

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

NRA wants tax debate

Industry group calls for national tax debate after reports of potential GST increase.

Amazon ordered to pay tax

Amazon to pay taxes in major European markets.

Budget to look at online GST

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

Abbott says no to GST change

PM vows there will be no changes to GST before next Federal Election.

Fresh food in GST debate

Renewed talk about changes to GST sparks controversy over fresh food.