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Luxury Car Tax threshold increased for FY19
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2nd Jul 2018
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Luxury Car Tax threshold increased for FY19

The Federal Government has increased the Luxury Car Tax (LCT) threshold for the 2018-19 Financial Year, bumping it to $66,331. An increase of $1237 on the 2017-18 value, the $66,331 threshold applies to vehicles that use more than 7.0L/100km on the combined cycle.
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James Wong
Government changes direction on private 'parallel' import plan
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16th Aug 2017
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Government changes direction on private 'parallel' import plan

Plans to loosen laws preventing 'parallel' vehicle imports have largely been shelved as part of the federal government's re-jigged Road Vehicle Standards Bill, designed to take effect in 2019. As you may recall, representatives from the Turnbull Government early last year flagged changes to the extant Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1987, to allow parallel ‘grey’ importation of near-new cars from 2018.
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Mike Costello
Do grey imports pose dangers?: The risks you might face privately importing a new car - UPDATE
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10th Feb 2016
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Do grey imports pose dangers?: The risks you might face privately importing a new car - UPDATE

Heavy hitters within the Australian new vehicle industry have unanimously slammed the government’s proposal to change the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 and allow parallel ‘grey’ importation of near-new cars from 2018. Executives from Porsche, Ferrari, Jaguar Land Rover and Mercedes-Benz, as well as the head of the industry’s peak body, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), have all derided the proposal, which blind-sided many and is widely seen as a policy backflip.
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Mike Costello
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