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No promises for small states in GST review - NEWS.com.au

No promises for small states in GST reviewNEWS.com.auThe federal government won't guarantee Tasmania and South Australia will be no worse off under potential changes to the way GST revenue is carved up among the states. "You're getting way ahead of yourself," Finance Minister Mathias Cormann told ABC ...and more »

States reject GST deal for WA - The West Australian;

States reject GST deal for WA - The West Australian

The West AustralianStates reject GST deal for WAThe West AustralianWA's hopes for a better GST deal is at risk of being torp-edoed just 24 hours after the Federal Government announced a review, with other States digging in against any change. And even if the Government can strike an agreement, WA will have to wait ...and more »

States furious at Scott Morrison's review of GST carve-up - The Australian

States furious at Scott Morrison's review of GST carve-upThe AustralianScott Morrison has sparked a furious row with the states over the carve-up of GST payments after bending to demands from Western Australia for a review of how the tax is distributed. Amid claims that WA's GST take remains “unacceptably low”, the ...and more »

GST carve-up to be examined by the Productivity Commission - The Conversation AU;

GST carve-up to be examined by the Productivity Commission - The Conversation AU

The Conversation AUGST carve-up to be examined by the Productivity CommissionThe Conversation AUMichelle Grattan does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond the academic appointment above.and more »

Pollies united in fight to stop SA's GST cut - The Advertiser;

Pollies united in fight to stop SA's GST cut - The Advertiser

The AdvertiserPollies united in fight to stop SA's GST cutThe AdvertiserSOUTH Australian politicians from across the political spectrum say they will not let go of any GST revenue without a fight after the Federal Government called an inquiry into how funds from the tax are shared between the states. The Turnbull ...and more »

Morrison orders review into GST distribution for states and territories - SBS;

Morrison orders review into GST distribution for states and territories - SBS

SBSMorrison orders review into GST distribution for states and territoriesSBSAn inquiry into the distribution of GST to states and territories has been ordered by Treasurer Scott Morrison but it isn't being welcomed by all state leaders. Source: AAP. 30 Apr 2017 - 5:54 PM UPDATED YESTERDAY 6:15 PM ...and more »

GST audit causes concern - The Advocate;

GST audit causes concern - The Advocate

The AdvocateGST audit causes concernThe AdvocateTasmania's Labor and Liberal politicians have called on Treasurer Scott Morrison to ensure Tasmania does not lose revenue following a review into the GST. On Sunday Mr Morrison ordered a major review of the way GST revenue is carved up among the ...and more »

Morrison orders GST distribution review - Sky News Australia;

Morrison orders GST distribution review - Sky News Australia

Sky News AustraliaMorrison orders GST distribution reviewSky News AustraliaA review into the distribution of GST will benefit everyone, according to the federal government, but some state leaders claim the move is a political one designed to bolster its support in Western Australia. Treasurer Scott Morrison has ordered the ...and more »

Vic, SA will not be short-changed on GST - The Australian Financial Review;

Vic, SA will not be short-changed on GST - The Australian Financial Review

The Australian Financial ReviewVic, SA will not be short-changed on GSTThe Australian Financial ReviewTreasurer Scott Morrison has announced a review of the GST carve-up to states. Jessica Hromas. Share on twitter · Share on Google Plus. by Patrick Durkin. The federal government has set up an inquiry into how to share out the $60 billion a year of GST ...and more »

SA: GST review a threat to small states - The Australian

SA: GST review a threat to small statesThe AustralianA Productivity Commission review of how GST revenue is distributed is about taking money from smaller states like South Australia, Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis says. The treasurer says the review is a political decision designed to improve the coalition ...and more »

West Australian Premier Mark McGowan welcomes GST inquiry - The Australian;

West Australian Premier Mark McGowan welcomes GST inquiry - The Australian

The AustralianWest Australian Premier Mark McGowan welcomes GST inquiryThe AustralianWest Australian Premier Mark McGowan has welcomed an independent inquiry into the system used to distribute GST revenue to the states and territories, announced by Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison. Mr Morrison has prepared terms of reference for an ...and more »

Treasurer Scott Morrison orders Independent GST inquiry - 9news.com.au;

Treasurer Scott Morrison orders Independent GST inquiry - 9news.com.au

9news.com.auTreasurer Scott Morrison orders Independent GST inquiry9news.com.auTreasurer Scott Morrison has ordered the Productivity Commission to review how the GST is distributed among the states and territories. The Commonwealth Grants Commission, through the existing system of horizontal fiscal equalisation, recommends the ...and more »

Scott Morrison orders review of GST distribution - The Guardian;

Scott Morrison orders review of GST distribution - The Guardian

The GuardianScott Morrison orders review of GST distributionThe GuardianAustralian treasurer Scott Morrison said there are concerns the current GST distribution creates disincentives for states to reform. Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/EPA. GST (Goods and Services Tax) ...and more »

Scott Morrison orders review of GST carve-up after pressure from WA colleagues - The Sydney Morning Herald;

Scott Morrison orders review of GST carve-up after pressure from WA colleagues - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning HeraldScott Morrison orders review of GST carve-up after pressure from WA colleaguesThe Sydney Morning HeraldTreasurer Scott Morrison has ordered a major review of the way GST revenue is carved up among the states after coming under intense pressure from his West Australian Coalition colleagues. Mr Morrison has asked the Productivity Commission to conduct an ...and more »

GST carve-up inquiry announced by Treasurer Scott Morrison following WA anger - ABC Online;

GST carve-up inquiry announced by Treasurer Scott Morrison following WA anger - ABC Online

ABC OnlineGST carve-up inquiry announced by Treasurer Scott Morrison following WA angerABC OnlineFederal Treasurer Scott Morrison has ordered an independent inquiry into the system used to distribute GST revenue to the states and territories. Key points: Inquiry will examine impact of GST carve-up on national productivity, economic growth; WA ...and more »

Tax breakthrough — GST distribution inquiry ordered - The West Australian;

Tax breakthrough — GST distribution inquiry ordered - The West Australian

The West AustralianTax breakthrough — GST distribution inquiry orderedThe West AustralianTreasurer Scott Morrison has agreed to an independent inquiry into the distribution of GST to the States and Territories. Mr Morrison has prepared terms of reference for a Productivity Commission inquiry into the GST distribution model, The Sunday ...and more »

WA victory in GST fight - Perth Now;

WA victory in GST fight - Perth Now

Perth NowWA victory in GST fightPerth NowWA has scored a victory in its battle to receive a fair share of GST, with the Turnbull Government ordering an independent inquiry into the scandal which robs our State of billions of dollars. It can be revealed Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has ...and more »

Bid to stop NSW funding other states - dailytelegraph.com.au;

Bid to stop NSW funding other states - dailytelegraph.com.au

dailytelegraph.com.auBid to stop NSW funding other statesdailytelegraph.com.auA CARVE-UP of GST revenue that forces the NSW government to hand over billions of dollars to other states and territories will be reviewed, with the Turnbull government ordering an inquiry into the system. The move follows calls from both NSW and ...and more »