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GST - Exemption for global roaming by visitors to Australia

Date:

Tuesday, 23 March 2010

Content ID:

1765

Abstract:

On 23 March 2010, the Assistant Treasurer released exposure draft legislation concerning amendments to the GST law aimed at ensuring that global roaming by visitors to Australia remains GST‑free, consistent with Australia’s treaty obligations under the International Telecommunication Regulations (the Melbourne Agreement).

Making a submission

Interested parties are invited to comment on the exposure draft material. While submissions may be lodged electronically or by post, electronic lodgement is preferred. For accessibility reasons, please submit responses sent via email in a Word or RTF format. An additional PDF version may also be submitted.

All information (including name and address details) contained in submissions will be made available to the public on the Treasury website unless you indicate that you would like all or part of your submission to remain in confidence. Automatically generated confidentiality statements in emails do not suffice for this purpose. Respondents who would like part of their submission to remain in confidence should provide this information marked as such in a separate attachment. Legal requirements, such as those imposed by the Freedom of Information Act 1982, may affect the confidentiality of your submission.

Closing date for submissions: Tuesday, 13 April 2010

Address written submissions to:
The General Manager
Indirect Tax Division
The Treasury
Langton Crescent
PARKES ACT 2600

Email: GSTadministration@treasury.gov.au.

For enquiries, please call Laurene Edsor on (02) 6263 4351.

Documents Available:


Acrobat (PDF) documents

 Acrobat (PDF)

Consultation Summary  34.72kb
Exposure Draft  21.23kb
Explanatory Memorandum  88.03kb

Microsoft Word (RTF) documents

 Microsoft Word (RTF)

Consultation Summary  851.26kb
Exposure Draft  1,912.63kb
Explanatory Memorandum  1,143.15kb

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