Original article by Duncan Hughes
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 21 : 30-Jan-19
The federal government’s Black Economy Taskforce made 80 recommendations in its final report, which was released in October. The government has accepted 30 of these recommendations, while it has agreed in principle to adopt 21 recommendations. Michael Andrew, who chaired the taskforce, says government departments and agencies have commenced the process of implementing the recommendations. The cash economy is estimated to cost about $50 billion a year.
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