Online buying by Australians sparks retail inquiry

[AAP] The growing trend to shop online has prompted a government inquiry into Australia’s retail sector amid complaints by traditional retailers that shoppers are avoiding paying GST by buying goods from overseas websites.The federal government today announced a Productivity Commission inquiry into the future of the sector and a crackdown on businesses rorting the system to avoid paying tax.
http://www.theage.com.au/national/online-buying-sparks-retail-inquiry-20101218-1913f.html
http://www.smh.com.au/national/online-buying-sparks-retail-inquiry-20101218-1913f.html

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