Inquiry into the Impact of the Goods and Services Tax in Victoria

VARIATION OF THE TERMS OF REFERENCE

Parliamentary Committees Act 1968

VARIATION OF THE TERMS OF REFERENCE AND REPORTING DATE OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE IN RELATION TO THE IMPACT OF THE GOODS AND SERVICES TAX IN VICTORIA

Order in Council

The Governor in Council, under s 39 of the Parliamentary Committees Act 1968 varies the Order in Council dated 29 February 2000 by which matters relating to the impact of the Goods and Services Tax in Victoria were referred to the Economic Development Committee, as follows-

(1) in paragraph a), delete all words after item IV, and insert the following items:

  1. the adequacy of the compliance assistance package and ongoing support provided by the Commonwealth government for the new tax system;
  2. the impact on small and medium sized businesses of the new tax system's reporting requirements including the impact of providing the first two Business Activity Statement returns and associated tax payments; and
  3. the cost of Government services.

(2) delete paragraph b), and insert:

  1. Report by 30 April 2001.

 

Dated: 10 October 2000

Responsible Minister:

Steve Bracks

Premier

HELEN DOYLE

Clerk of the Executive Council