Tasmanian casino pokies tax rate proposal put to Federal Group before cabinet, minister claims

Adam Holmes
Updated September 8 2021 - 1:31pm, first published September 7 2021 - 5:20pm
Federal Group will receive a significantly reduced tax rate for its poker machines, which the government says is due to the company losing its license over pokies in pubs and clubs.
Federal Group will receive a significantly reduced tax rate for its poker machines, which the government says is due to the company losing its license over pokies in pubs and clubs.

Premier Peter Gutwein wrote to Federal Group with an intended pokies tax rate for casinos before the figures were "considered" by cabinet, the relevant minister claimed in budget estimates this week.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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