12:27AM | Monday, 3 December 2012 | The government should halve the $1,000 GST-free threshold for goods bought online, levy GST on packages sent from overseas and redesign its mining tax, according to a long-awaited tax review.
11:06AM | Friday, 16 November 2012 | The decision to exempt food from GST has cost the Federal Government billions of dollars since 2000, according to former prime minister John Howard.
11:53PM | Thursday, 1 November 2012 | Retailers are not willing to give up the fight on import GST, but some executives think it is a distraction from the real issues.
10:39AM | Wednesday, 20 October 2010 | If you do not exceed the thresholds, you can voluntarily register for GST provided that the consultancy is a bona fide commercial operation.
9:51PM | Monday, 10 September 2012 | The postal sector could be revamped if recommendations for a new report are acted upon by the government.
9:52PM | Friday, 7 September 2012 | A major retail body is calling for action based on the findings of a report into parcel processing procedures, but the Federal Government and the Coalition continue to distance themselves from the issue.
7:01PM | Monday, 16 July 2012 | The GST threshold and parcel processing flaws are among the issues the Australian Retailers Association will discuss at the first meeting of the Retail Council of Australia later this week.
6:36PM | Monday, 18 June 2012 | The threshold for GST registration is $75,000. If your business earns less than this threshold, there are some critical things you must be aware of.
4:21PM | Tuesday, 24 April 2012 | Online customers of overseas retailers would have to pay GST under preliminary options handed to the Federal Government today, while new research suggests Australian retailers’ woes are far from over.
4:05AM | Tuesday, 24 April 2012 | The gap in Australia’s business haves and have nots will increase as mining investment grows and consumer spending remains flat, according to a new report.