True Blue Migration Services has welcomed the Government’s decision to review its ‘backpacker tax’ plans. Background The federal budget last year announced the Government’s intention to stop people on Working Holiday Visas from accessing the tax-free threshold of $18,200 as of July 2016. If changes go ahead, backpackers will be taxed at 32.5% from the first cent earned. The proposal triggered outrage from the agricultural and hospitality sectors, with industry leaders claiming the change will lead to labour shortages. A possible U-turn was signalled last week with the announcement of a review headed by Tourism Minister Senator Richard Colbeck. Mr […]