Changes to the ginger levy rate – Effective from 1 October 2018
From 1 October 2018, a nil rated Emergency Plant Pest Response (EPPR) component will be introduced to the ginger levy. The overall levy rate will not change.
This will provide a sure mechanism for fulfilling the financial obligations of the industry under the EPPR Deed.
Changes to the levy rates for ginger are shown in the table below:
|Levy component||Current rate up to |
30 September 2018
|New rate commencing |
1 October 2018
|R&D||0.5% of sale price||0.5% of sale price|
|Total||0.5% of sale price||0.5% of sale price|
GST does not apply to Australian Government levies and charges.
Information on the ginger levy
You can access information on the department's website about the ginger levy.
Who can I contact if I have questions about this notice?
If you have any questions about the vegetables levy and charge, your levies account or how to lodge your return, please contact the Levies Helpdesk by calling 1800 020 619 or by sending an email to: Levies Management.