Feb 19, 2013

High consumption taxes? Not in Australia

A new survey shows Australia compares favourably when it comes to consumer taxes -- and undermines the arguments of multinationals like Apple.

Bernard Keane — Politics editor

Bernard Keane

Politics editor

Tired of being slugged by the government every time you go to the shops? Sick of Wayne Swan reaching into your pocket every time you purchase something? Well, relief is at hand.


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  1. drsmithy

    There’s presumably a good explanation from Apple for that.

    I’m sure it’s the same explanation BMW, Audi and Mercedes have for putting a 40%+ premium on their cars here – because they can.

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