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FARMERS PAY LEVIES TO THE TUNE OF HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS & LOSE TRACK

FARMERS are shelling out more than $370 million a year in compulsory levies to fund industry research and promotion, so you’d think most would know how much they pay. Toss in the federal government’s annual contribution of well over $200m, plus other income, and the money pot swells to well over $600m to fund the […]

June 23rd, 2014
Topic: LEVIES & CHARGES, TAXES Tags: , , ,

APPLE GROWERS CHALLENGE THE SPIRITS INDUSTRY IN AUSTRALIAN PROPOSED TAX CASE

APPLE CIDER GROWERS TAKE ON THE SPIRITS INDUSTRY TAX ASK Cider Australia, a coalition of cider growers, producers and manufacturers is pushing back against lobbying efforts in Canberra by the spirits industry to overhaul the way alcohol is taxed that would see the tax on a glass of cider quadruple. Supported by Foster’s, currently the […]

April 1st, 2013
Topic: ALCOHOL, FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, TAXES Tags: , , , , , , ,

DAIRY INDUSTRY AND THE PROPOSED CARBON TAX EFFECT ON THEM

CARBON TAX HAS IMPACT ON DAIRY FARMERS IN AUSTRALIA THE Federal Government’s carbon tax has prompted dairy farmers to get sustainable and slash costs. With the carbon tax posing major threats to the intensive Australian dairy industry, facing the prospect of higher power bills and lower milk prices, some dairy farmers have already made big […]

May 14th, 2012
Topic: ECO SYSTEMS, Milking cows, POLITICS PARLIAMENT, TAXES Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

AUSTRALIAN TAX OFFICE WEB SITE DUPLICATE SET UP TO FLEECE AUSTRALIANS

SCAMMERS USE ATO LOOK ALIKE WEB SITE FOR FLEECING MONEY This scam website bears a striking similarity to that of the ATO. As emails go, it was a cracker. And with thousands of tax refunds still being processed, surely it was true? “After calculations of your fiscal activity we have determined that you are eligible […]

March 5th, 2012
Topic: SCAMS, TAXES Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

GILLARD,CARBON TAX & HER PROMISES ON PETROL TAXES.IS IT MORE OF THE SAME? SEX LIES & VIDEOTAPES..!!!

Gillard’s petrol tax vow to be tested BY CHRIS JOHNSON, CHIEF POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT 04 Jul, 2011 06:53 AM Prime Minister Julia Gillard says petrol will be exempted from the proposed carbon tax ”now and forever” and will not be included either in the fixed price period or when the emissions trading scheme kicks in. But […]

July 5th, 2011
Topic: POLITICS PARLIAMENT, TAXES Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

CARBON TAX SQUABBLE IN PARLIAMENT HEATS UP

Leaders see red as debate on carbon price gets personal Phillip Coorey March 25, 2011 Personal slugging match The fight over carbon tax is plumbing dangerous new depths. Parliament has seen some of the most vitriolic personal insults ever uttered. TONY ABBOTT says Julia Gillard is a multi-faceted liar who lacks integrity and is being […]

March 27th, 2011
Topic: ECO SYSTEMS, GOVERNMENT, GREEN STUFF, POLITICS PARLIAMENT, TAXES Tags: , , , , , ,