Australian government agencies apply GST to fees and charges
Thursday, 13 June 2013
The Australian Taxation Office ("ATO") has released a Practice Statement relating to situations where government agencies apply GST to fees and charges. More specifically, the Practice Statement sets out the administrative approach that will be taken by the ATO in certain circumstances, such as where a government agency has incorrectly treated a fee or charge as not being subject to GST. To read the relevant Practice Statement, click here.