High court ruled backpacker tax invalid
A British backpacker has won her High Court battle against the Federal Government’s working holiday maker tax.
The 15 percent levy was introduced in 2017 when Catherine Addy was working as a waitress in Sydney.
The court has ruled unanimously the tax is in contravention with treaties Australia has with several countries.
Shortly after the ruling Rural Editor Eddie Summerfield caught up with Ms Addy and Taxback dot com Chief Executive Joanna Murphy.
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