Member since 17 Feb 2020
Total posts 5
I recently noticed Qantas
Hotels aren't charging GST on their hotel bookings in Australia, despite their
invoices having an Australian ABN.
When it was questioned directly to them,
this was the response I got back.
"This is in regards to your Qantas Hotels
booking enquiry for bookings XXXXXXX, as we have had to check your concern with
our tax team.
note that we have checked on the status of the GST component on your booking
and since this was booked via a 3rd party supplier (Expedia) for this
particular hotel, GST is actually not applicable (which is why it correctly
shows as $0). This is due to the GST status of this supplier to Qantas Hotels.
appreciate your understanding and if you have any further issues or concerns
please let us know."
booking was made through an Australian company with an ABN (Qantas Hotels), not a
third party, so GST should be shown.
curious about what other people think about this, as I see this matter has been
raised on an ATO community website, and states GST should be charged.
Member since 08 Feb 2018
Total posts 185
Qantas finding a way to not pay tax is hardly news!
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Member since 16 Jun 2011
Total posts 232
It may be due to the GST status of the property (they do say this particular hotel), Some properties are classified as residential apartments and there is no GST applicable. But without knowing the property, it is hard to know.
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