South Australia’s gambling tax highlights the regulatory mess of online betting

10 February 2017

The South Australian government will introduce from July a “point-of-consumption tax” to claw back some of the gambling tax revenue it is seeing disappear over the border.

The new tax is a reasonable response to a growing problem, and probably won’t send bookmakers to the wall. But it does highlight the current regulatory mess surrounding how we tax internet wagering in Australia.

Read the full article on The Conversation.

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Charles Livingstone, 2017, South Australia’s gambling tax highlights the regulatory mess of online betting, The Conversation, viewed 24 March 2017, <http://apo.org.au/node/73557>.

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