Backpacker tax confusion lingers

Colin Bettles
Updated December 16 2016 - 2:41pm, first published December 15 2016 - 3:47pm
Acting NFF CEO Sarah McKinnon wants answers on the backpacker tax rate.
Acting NFF CEO Sarah McKinnon wants answers on the backpacker tax rate.

FARMERS remain dissatisfied with the federal government’s explanation of the actual tax rate that’s being charged on overseas backpackers since July 1.

Colin Bettles

Colin Bettles

Canberra Bureau Chief

Has been the Canberra Bureau Chief for Fairfax Agricultural Media since 2010 - survived the hung parliament - former media manager at Western Australian Cricket Association now covering national agricultural and rural issues in federal politics.

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