On 5 November the Tax institute was quoted in four separate articles: the Herald Sun: ‘Gap sees Victoria miss out on $760 million in lost GST’ Daily Telegraph: ‘Businesses avoid 1 billion in GST payments’ Adelaide Advertiser: ‘Shonky businesses avoiding GST payments cost state 311m’ and Hobart Mercury: ‘State cheated of $120m tax’ (front page) in relation to the GST gap figures emanating from the ATO’s Annual Report.
On the same day, Robert Jeremenko was interviewed by Radio 2UE with regards to the GST gap figures.
On 7 November the Tax institute was quoted in News Limited tabloids across the country: Courier Mail, Perth Now, Adelaide Advertiser and Herald Sun in relation to suggested changes to the GST-free threshold for imported goods bought online: ‘Online shoppers can expect GST-free buys for years yet’.
We were also mentioned in the Australian Financial Review on 7 November regarding our agreement with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants: ‘Tax Institute-ACCA team up’
We also released a press release on the same day: ‘Global access to Australian tax education and training’ announcing our alliance with ACCA.