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How the GST could be raised by 50% to pay for the government’s massive stimulus packages during coronavirus crisis

Deloitte Access Economics wants a GST increase from 10 per cent to 15 per cent
Partner Nicki Hutley said higher consumption tax needed to be considered later
Australia’s Goods and Services Tax has stayed at 10 per cent since 2000 debut
New Zealand has a 15 per cent GST while UK has an equivalent 20 per cent VAT