Uber loses GST fight with the Australian Tax Office

20 February 2017 | NSW Taxi Council

More than 50,000 Uber drivers in Australia will have to pay 10 per cent GST from the first dollar they earn after the ridesharing app lost a 18-month battle with the Australian Tax Office.

In a decision handed down on Friday, the Federal Court rejected Uber's argument that its drivers should not have to pay GST because it is not providing "taxi travel" and ordered Uber pay the Tax Office's legal costs. Read More. (Australian Financial Review 17/2/17)

Roy Wakelin-King talks to Ross Greenwood at 2GB on this issue.

More information can be found at Australian Tax Office