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Tax on Christmas Light displays

Discussion in 'The Family Room' started by grahami2006, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. grahami2006

    grahami2006 Full Time Elf

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    Read somewhere that the government is contemplating taxing displays to help with the budget shortfall.
     
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    DeeJai Is that Magic Smoke?!?

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    now why wouldnt that surprise me. But I doubt they would be able to, we are technically already taxed on the euqipment for the displays.

    Also, what constitutes a taxable display? does that mean, 85 year old Mavis that puts her solar powered Reindeer outside her front door at christmas will get taxed?
     
  3. Beacy

    Beacy It's so much better on the dark side

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    We already get taxed on the purchases another tax on the tax thanks Wayne & Julia
     
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    Tw down. Counting.....
     
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    DeeJai Is that Magic Smoke?!?

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    damn u Graham
     
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    There will be a tax this Christmas, it called the Carbon Tax.
     
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    If you read the full report Graham they also want to limit the power used, On days over 35 degrees you can only switch on every third channel :eek: :eek: ;)
     
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    .... I reckon the cleverest bit is they won't even have to sell a new tax..... all they have to do is change the wording of the 'flood levy' slightly and its covered!....
    Nice work. :)
     
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    Since you have long days and short nights you in a prefect position to run all of the lights off of batteries that are charged by solar panels during the day. You would require all LEDs but that we're we're all moving to anyway.


    Then you can tell the law makers to go to ...
     
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    Too true
     
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    Sadly today its now irrelevant ???
     
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    May be they should bring in the NSW style 3 cents for 3 year.
     

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