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The ‘Netflix Tax’ Explained

The ‘Netflix Tax’ Explained

From July 1 2017, the Federal Government wants to apply the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to all digital products and services supplied into Australia. In practice, this means the amount of money you spend on software downloads and streaming services is set to increase across the board. Here’s everything…

Your Uber Ride Could Soon Cost More Money

Your Uber Ride Could Soon Cost More Money

There is a strong chance that the ridesharing service Uber will be forced to charge higher fares in Australia following a Federal Court ruling that it must pay GST. Moving forward, Uber drivers will be charged GST like other taxi services, a cost that is almost certain to be passed…