HUON HOOKE: The WET rebate puzzle
The Federal Budget’s changes to the WET rebate are mystifying. While it’s nice to get a few extra million for marketing, and tightening up the eligibility for the WET rebate is a good thing, the change to the WET rebate ceiling is puzzling. It will hurt a lot of medium-small wineries – and for what purpose? It’s hard to see a purpose.