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Backpacker Tax Changes 1 Jan 2017

From 1 January 2017, working holiday and work and holiday visa holders,¬†or backpackers, will pay 15 percent¬†income tax from the first dollar they earn in Australia. The 15 percent Backpacker Tax rate has come into effect after a long and drawn-out political debate. Under tax law, the tax-free threshold for non-residents of Australia previously applied…

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