On 26.11.19, the Commissioner of Taxation advised that he would appeal the Federal Court’s decision, that held the ‘backpacker’ tax did not apply to a UK national on a working holiday visa – because it offended the ‘anti-discrimination’ provisions in the UK – Australia Double Tax Agreement. See related Tax Technical article.

See below for the Commissioner’s statement about this and interim arrangements.

[Tax Month – November 2019]

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