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The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has an increased focus on ‘illicit alcohol’. This is the term used to describe when businesses that make, store, import or distribute alcohol don’t pay the correct excise or customs duty when they’re required to. This includes spirits and beer, but not wine. It’s illegal and can put your business at risk.
Venues in Victoria are required to submit their daily nominated gaming hours into the BOS portal by Tuesday 27 April 2021.
Is your declared status about to expire?
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) prepares and publishes decisions and reasons for decisions in relation to certain gaming applications and disciplinary action proceedings.
As previously advised, gaming taxes due and payable by venue operators for March 2020 were deferred by the Victorian Government. This was to assist venue operators in their management of the impacts of the Coronavirus global pandemic.
We prepare and publish decisions and reasons for decisions in relation to certain liquor applications and disciplinary action proceedings.
Requirements of monitoring tickets from gaming machines and actioning any data reconciliation issues
Licensees and industry stakeholders are invited to provide feedback on their experiences via our annual stakeholder satisfaction survey.
The last year has been a challenging time for the industry and as venue operators take steps to reopen responsibly, we’ve developed a new Gaming Venue Checklist to assist.
We are looking at ways to help licensees and their employees remain compliant by providing education online, using digital tools.