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RE: [SLUG] NZ proposes GST on downloaded software.[ Here next ?]
I was careful to say "possibly". You could well be right.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of
Sent: 28 June, 2001 11:07 AM
To: Slug@nospam.Slug. Org. Au
Subject: Re: [SLUG] NZ proposes GST on downloaded software.[ Here next
On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 12:53:38AM +1000, Adam F. Bogacki
> The NZ government Government is proposing to charge GST on software
> downloaded over the internet, possibly threatening the open-source model
> software distribution.
This is actually in FAVOUR of linux.
If companies have to pay more for software (add 10% to the purchase) they'll
start thinking and move to a more viable option(s).
...... and $0 + 10%gst = $0
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