GST on imports: new rules for goods under $1,000

GST on imports

New GST rules for goods under $1,000 Last month, Parliament passed legislation that will see GST applied to all consumer imports regardless of their value. Currently, imports below $1,000 are excluded from GST. The perceived preferential treatment of internet shopping has been a contentious issue for a while with the retail sector lobbying hard to…

Superannuation Budget changes

What did I miss? 1 July changes

1 July changes GST applies to digital products & services imported by consumers Small business $20k instant asset write-off extended until 30 June 2018 Company tax rate reduction to 27.5% for entities with an aggregated turnover of less than $25m (companies with a turnover of less than $10m have been subject to this tax rate…