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Re: [SLUG] NZ proposes GST on downloaded software.[ Here next ?]

I've often wondered about this and I've often wondered why the gummint
couldn't slap the GST on all CC charges originating O/S as they currently
do with FID/BAD etc through the banks, CC companies, etc.

Thoughts anyone?

Howard.  LANNet Computing Associates <http://lannetlinux.com>
"We needn't, as socialists, get too concerned about privacy;
it's a bourgeois right, closely allied to the right to private property".
                                - Former Federal Health Minister Neal Blewett,
addressing the Fabian Society in 1988 in relation to the Australia Card issue.

On Thu, 28 Jun 2001, Jon Biddell wrote:

> > Why? What's the GST on zero?
> More importantly, how the hell can they monitor / police it ?
> I mean, o/s software vendors aren't going to care what the NZ tax is, and they ain't about to collect it !
> Jon

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