Aviation CFO’s say tax miners more

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The Australian Financial Review’s John Kehoe reports that:

Qantas Airways has called on the federal government’s tax review to introduce a new tax on mining companies for the extraction of natural resources to fund a reduction in other business taxes.

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One line worth transcribing is “To create a tax on our natural resources would not only protect them but also shift the tax burden onto products with a low elasticity of demand and provide more consistent revenue streams.” said the Qantas chief financial office Colin Storrie and Virgin Blue CFO Keith Neate.

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