Displaying items by tag: GST

Thomson Reuters has announced it is rolling out its global indirect tax software, Onesource, on 30 Oracle cloud regions including Sydney and Melbourne so clients know exactly where their data is being processed.

Published in Accounting Software
Thursday, 28 September 2017 11:15

SMES want government cuts to red tape

Australian small- and medium-sized businesses have called for government to introduce more small business-friendly policies, including the reduction of red tape, simplification of reporting processes and further business tax cuts.

Published in Accounting Software

The federal government’s new tax — dubbed the "Netflix Tax" — on imported digital products and services comes into effect next Saturday, 1 July, pushing the price of goods and services up by 10%.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Amazon Web Services has said that it will be charging GST from 1 July on cloud services provided to individual Australian customers.

Published in Cloud

Online auction site eBay has threatened to cut off Australians' access to overseas shopping sites within its framework if the federal government goes ahead with a bill to levy GST on purchases of foreign goods below the value of $1000.

Published in Resellers

The Australian Greens have called on the federal government to confirm whether there is a plan to introduce an Internet filter that blocks overseas online vendors who do not charge GST from 1 July next year.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The federal government is poised to force ISPs to block access to overseas retailers who refuse to include GST in the purchase of goods under $1000 by online shoppers from Australia, according a report from consumer advocate Choice.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 12:27

Simplify the Fair Work Act, say SMEs

Small  business owners believe the  Fair Work Act is unnecessarily complicated and want to see changes to make the Act simpler.

Published in Accounting Software

Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison introduced draft laws to Parliament on Wednesday aimed at collecting GST on overseas online ‘digital’ purchases removing the tax advantage for overseas business.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Monday, 24 August 2015 12:27

Online GST move seems like a curve ball

The Australian government's announcement last week that it had decided to charge GST on all online purchases from abroad seems, at first look, like a very bold decision.

Published in Open Sauce

Uber will be dudding its customers if it raises prices by 10% just because fares are subject to GST.

Published in Core Dump

Momentum is building for a public action against imposing the GST on imports from online shopping sites under $1000, proposed legislation that some are labelling "the great Australian billionaires protection scheme."

Published in Market
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Thursday, 23 July 2015 10:06

GST on online purchases – part II

Opinion on GST on goods up to $1000 purchased overseas falls into two camps – both have merit.

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Dear Joe, sorry Mr Treasurer – please stop wasting time pandering to Gerry Harvey’s pleas to implement GST on overseas purchases of goods and services under $1000. It is simply not an issue now, or for the foreseeable future and there are no votes in it.

Published in Market
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Monday, 20 July 2015 05:54

Hockey moves closer to online taxes

Treasurer Joe Hockey has given a further signal that Australian will soon be paying GST on goods and services purchased online from overseas.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Online buyers of goods from overseas could be hit with price hikes of 250% if the federal government reduces the low-value threshold of the goods, according to consumer advocacy group Choice.

Published in Strategy

Foxtel says it welcomes the Government’s ‘move to level the digital playing field’, which means it welcomes your costs going up - but do you?

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 07:02

Turnbull flags GST on Google ads

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he will look at imposing GST on online ads sold from overseas by Google and others.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Enterprises and Government departments with Microsoft voice products - ie Lync - will find GST is now payable from 1 December 2014.

Published in The Wired CIO
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