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Backpacker tax court challenge just launched

Many could be forgiven for assuming that the backpacker tax was a done deal, as it has been about a year since the then newly proposed tax caused quite vocal reactions from various tourism groups and industry bodies that were anxious about the affect the tax would have on both employer operations or on their

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Employers given extended deadline to administer new backpacker tax rates

The ATO hosted a teleconference with a peak representative body for the horticultural industry in early January to provide guidance on administering the new “backpacker” tax regime, which is effective from January 1. Employers given extended deadline to administer new backpacker tax rates Information subsequently distributed to the representative body’s membership included that employers who

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