Iain Blakeley

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The GST cost of eradicating cats

Gareth Morgan wants cats to be eradicated from New Zealand. NZ Herald 22 Jan I haven't seen any analysis of the tax impact of this policy so thought I'd run some quick numbers myself. Apparently there are more than 1.4m cats in New Zealand (a world record per capita)....

Interesting stats from the Australian Tax Office

According to a document on the integrity of GST systems in small to medium enterprises issued by the Australian Tax Office recently: - In 2009-10 the ATO identified on average $AUD42,000 of under reported GST for every small to medium enterprise they investigated. - A...