Believe it or not, but late last week Australia was asking what makes a salad, a salad. The debate started when the Australian Taxation Office’s Deputy, Timothy Dyce, spoke to a Senate Committee, telling...

The Australian Retailers Association has described as “necessary and overdue” the government decision to remove the exemption from GST (Australia’s Goods and Services Tax) for online sales from foreign...

The GST exemption threshold for online sales of goods and services from Australian Goods and Service Tax (GST) is likely to drop soon from $1000 to $20 per item. Currently, Australians who make purchases...

Fresh fruit and vegetables are currently exempt from the GST, and nutrition experts want it to stay that way. Fresh fruit and vegetables are currently exempt from the GST, and nutrition experts want it...

Debate about GST on fresh food ignites Recent suggestions from the Australian Federal Government that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) be applied to the sale of fresh food has sparked concern from both...

The Productivity Commission, the Australian federal agency responsible for recommending key Australian government economic reforms, has recommended that the AUD$1,000 threshold exemption from Australian...

The Rudd Government is to consider two new measures to simplify small business taxation and reduce small business compliance costs. The potential changes, relating to income tax and GST, are designed to...