[clug] ACT Network Facilities Tax. [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Roppola, Antti - BRS Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au
Mon Jul 30 07:54:57 GMT 2007

From the Bill:

> The owner of a network facility on land in the ACT is liable to pay 
> tax in relation to the facility at the rate worked out as follows:
>             determined rate  x  route length

I'd say my route is a 2m patch lead to Telstra's network facility (POTS
copper pair).

Which is somewhat poorly worded IMHO. Sounds like they are more
interested in taxing people for easement entitlements (laying a
pipe/cable) than taxing the data/commodity flowing through the


-----Original Message-----
From: linux-bounces+antti.roppola=brs.gov.au at lists.samba.org
[mailto:linux-bounces+antti.roppola=brs.gov.au at lists.samba.org] On
Behalf Of Brian
Sent: Sunday, 29 July 2007 10:23 PM
To: CLUG List
Subject: [clug] ACT Network Facilities Tax.

Hi All,
Not sure if you  have checked your Internet accounts yet, but we have a
new tax.
So I guess the web is still free as long as you can afford the
increasing fees:( I for one will be chasing this thin edge of the wedge
a bit further.

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