ARA urges Government to make cuts to concurrent spending instead of slugging consumers with a Medicare levy tax hike

ARA urges Government to make cuts to concurrent spending instead of slugging consumers with a Medicare levy tax hike   Melbourne, Australia, 2017-May-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) believe this year’s Federal Budget brings some relief for retailers through reducing Government debt, but at the undesirable cost of increasing taxes […]

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Retail Industry Hopes for Tax Reforms, Infrastructure Investment, and Skills Funding

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-May-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) and its members are hoping next week’s Federal Budget announcement will bring relief to the industry through tax reform, smart infrastructure investment and additional skills funding. Russell Zimmerman, Executive Director of the ARA said the retail industry have been looking to both […]

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Australian Retailers Association opposes SDA’s proposed increase to Saturday casual rates

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) opposes the SDA’s proposed increase to Saturday casual rates as it would impede on retail growth nationally. ARA Executive Director, Russell Zimmerman said any increase in Saturday casual rates will eliminate many of the benefits achieved through reducing Sunday penalty rates. “We sought […]

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Australian Retailers Association opposes delay in implementing GST to low-value imports

Wellington Parade, East Melbourne, 2017-May-01 — /EPR Retail News/ —The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) opposes any delay in implementing GST to low-value imports and strongly supports the Government in closing the Low Value Threshold (LVT) loophole for the purchase of offshore tangible goods under $1000. Executive Director of the ARA, Russell Zimmerman said any delay […]

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Australian Retailers Association: Retailers conducting business in Australia should pay their tax just like Australian retailers currently do

Wellington Parade, East Melbourne, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) strongly supports the Government in closing the Low Value Threshold (LVT) loophole for the purchase of offshore tangible goods under $1000. Russell Zimmerman, Executive Director of the ARA said they have been working with the Federal and State Governments to reduce […]

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