Original article by Andrew Burrell
The Australian – Page: 4 : 10-Oct-17
Western Australia could receive up to $A3.63 billion more in 2017-18 from goods and services tax payments if the Federal Government adopts changes recommended by the Productivity Commission. However, the other states would get less money if changes to the way GST revenue is distributed are adopted, with Queensland set to lose up to $A1.6 billion. Politicians from the states that would be negatively impacted have reacted angrily to the Commission’s recommendations.
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