Social Issues

Online Shopping Tax – Impractical?

Posted on: Fri 21 Apr 2017

From July 1 2017 online retailers may be forced to pay a 10% GST on items they import under the value of $1000. Online retail company E-bay has threatened to ban Australians from buying overseas if the tax is introduced. Kathrin Bain from the University of New South Wales spoke to Jennie Lenman and Ian Newton about the issue. Who’s going to bear the extra cost?

Produced By: Chloe Holmes

Image Source: Coolcaesar via Wikimedia Commons 

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