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    Uber Application Process Change Nightmare... Is it worth it????

    Over 10 years ago, I went though an intersection in Canberra and was snapped by a red light camera. I did not have a fixed address at the time and had a conviction recorded against me in absence (based on the date of the offence and going overseas). On December 23, 2015 I went through the Uber...
  2. omegaman4654

    NEW RIDESHARING SERVICE!

    Guys, not sure if everyone has heard yet but there's a new ride-sharing provider in Sydney called GoCatch that are saying that their close to launching and are currently recruiting drivers. They said drivers can use them alongside Uber to source extra work while their on the road. They're...
  3. M

    For Sale - Holden Commodore Omega MY 12.5 LPG (Single Owner / Low KMs)

    Uber Partners! Looking for a Super Economical and Best Dressed Sedan - Only $ 5.75 per 100 Kms Check Out this "As Good As New" 2012 Holden Commodore Omega VE Series II, 3.6 (LPG) (Photos Available Soon) Single Owner Ex Government Fleet Vehicle (Prestigious State Department Fleet) Complete...
  4. AliciaF

    Free BAS lodgement for Australian drivers

    Hey everyone, We've just launched Air Tax - Simple GST for the ride-sharing economy! To celebrate we’re offering all eligible 'Uber People' members free lodgement of any outstanding BAS (valued up to $158), plus free ABN/GST registration. The ATO requires your October to December 2015 BAS by...
  5. AliciaF

    Free BAS lodgement for Australian drivers

    Hey everyone, We've just launched Air Tax - Simple GST for the ride-sharing economy! To celebrate we’re offering all eligible 'Uber People' members free lodgement of any outstanding BAS (valued up to $158), plus free ABN/GST registration. The ATO requires your October to December 2015 BAS by...
  6. UberFruber

    GST & TAX: Here is what I do

    Hi all, I am writing down the tasks I do and will do for GST/BAS purpose, step by step, instead of going to an accountant and paying up their fees. They might get me some more GST credit/deduction somehow, but I thought I would give it a DIY try and learn something. Anyway, I have two...
  7. chi1cabby

    What are the Insurance requirements for UberX Drivers & Uber in Canberra?

    Uber's Insurance Coverage for UberX in Australia is Contingent, and Secondary to Drivers' own personal car insurance. Uber's Australian Partnership Agreement requires Drivers to procure insurance that provides coverage for their UberX Driving. Australia | Uber's Insurance Policy We know that a...
  8. chi1cabby

    Uber partners with SocietyOne to deliver car loans to it's Drivers

    http://m.smh.com.au/business/banking-and-finance/uber-partners-with-societyone-to-deliver-car-loans-to-its-drivers-20151205-glghee.html
  9. Instyle

    15% GST in discussion

    NSW Premier Mike Baird has proposed lifting the GST to 15 per cent to provide enough revenue to fund the national health system and prevent the federal-state financial system from "tumbling over a fiscal cliff". Read more...
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    Canberra AU

    Any drivers in Canberra?
  11. Michael - Cleveland

    QUEESNLAND, AU IS GETTING uberSELECT

    We are incredibly excited to announce the upcoming launch of uberSELECT in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, the first launch of its kind for Queensland! We’re proud to tell you that due to your excellent rating and the vehicle you drive, you have qualified for uberSELECT!
  12. chi1cabby

    Australia | Uber rejected ATO’s compromise deal in GST fight

    http://m.theaustralian.com.au/business/uber-rejected-atos-compromise-deal-in-gst-fight/story-e6frg8zx-1227573417593?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A%20TheAustralianBusNews%20%28The%20Australian%20%7C%20Business%20%7C%20News%29&nk=1d55dc53c3314a86c9d3ecb4889a79bd-1445...
  13. Instyle

    ATO; Fresh crackdown on Tax & GST avoidance 7/10

    ATO ramps up data matching tells Uber drivers register or were coming for you I caught an Uber this long weekend and asked the driver how the income was since the GST implications? They mentioned they don't do the gig as a job, only for extra money and saving for a holiday. I wasn't quite sure...
  14. WAKE UP AUSTRALIA

    'Uber’s Global Challenges Can Be Seen in Its Australian Struggle' [Reuters]

    'Uber’s Global Challenges Can Be Seen in Its Australian Struggle' Jane Wardell, Reuters - Oct 05, 2015 http://skift.com/2015/10/05/ubers-global-challenges-can-be-seen-in-its-australian-struggle/ [see excerpt]
  15. WAKE UP AUSTRALIA

    Uber Perth driver partners: does Uber Australia tell you that uberX driving is illegal?

    Uber Perth driver partners: does Uber Australia tell you that uberX driving is illegal? As at today (October 5th, 2015), there is no state or territory in Australia where driving for uberX is a legal activity. Illegal activities are not 'authorised', they are in fact prohibited. What exactly...
  16. WAKE UP AUSTRALIA

    AUSTRALIA | 'Uber litigation may alter the meaning of work'

    AUSTRALIA | 'Uber litigation may alter the meaning of work' by Marianna Papadakis, Australian Financial Review, http://www.afr.com/business/legal/uber-litigation-may-alter-the-meaning-of-work-20151004-gk0tzy [see excerpt]
  17. WAKE UP AUSTRALIA

    Uber Brisbane driver partners: does Uber Australia tell you that uberX driving is illegal?

    As at today (October 1st, 2015), there is no state or territory in Australia where driving for uberX is a legal activity. Illegal activities are not 'authorised', they are in fact prohibited. What exactly does Uber Australia tell uberX drivers? Does it tell drivers that uberX is illegal...
  18. Thelma & Louise (T&L)

    Public called in to help Uber - change... petition

    A change. petition is asking the public to vote on how the ride-sharing service Uber should be regulated A new national campaign has kicked off inviting the public to share its views on whether popular ride-sharing service Uber should be forced to adhere to the same state and federal...
  19. Thelma & Louise (T&L)

    Public called in to help Uber - change... petition

    A change. petition is asking the public to vote on how the ride-sharing service Uber should be regulated A new national campaign has kicked off inviting the public to share its views on whether popular ride-sharing service Uber should be forced to adhere to the same state and federal...
  20. Thelma & Louise (T&L)

    Public called in to help Uber - change... petition

    A change. petition is asking the public to vote on how the ride-sharing service Uber should be regulated A new national campaign has kicked off inviting the public to share its views on whether popular ride-sharing service Uber should be forced to adhere to the same state and federal...
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