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As the Federal Government looks to introduce GST to online purchases, the Commissioner for Taxation has indicated that overseas companies only collect it on a voluntary basis.
We bid a fond farewell to EzyFlix, the video download service everyone had totally heard of, as well as checking on TPG sending Fetch TV to live on a farm and the 'expanded GST' set to affect online purchases.
Netflix, Amazon, Steam and Google Play are all on notice as state and federal treasurers agree to apply GST to all goods and services sold online into Australia.
The battle over UberX drivers paying GST for ridesharing services has ramped up as Uber takes the Australian Taxation Office to the Federal Court.
Australia's State and Territory leaders have offered "in principle" support to charge GST on online purchases from overseas, meaning goods worth less than AU$1,000 could be hit with a 10 percent tax.
After the ATO announced GST changes for UberX drivers, the ridesharing company says it shouldn't be treated like a taxi service and subjected to the same red tape.
Australians are set to pay GST on digital products and services with Treasurer Joe Hockey announcing the measure for Budget Night.
Australians could soon pay more for streaming services, app downloads and e-books as part of a tax overhaul that could see GST charged on "intangible" products, as well as online shopping.
"Canberra" and "world-leading" aren't often seen in the same sentence, but Australia's bush capital has regulated ride-sharing with the introduction of UberX, and the chief minister says other cities should follow suit.
Telstra and Optus upgrade their 4G to ludicrous speed, the ATO says "please" when it comes to GST from overseas companies and Apple adds a little something to the keyboard in iOS 9.