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Expats from non-Scandinavian countries will find tax rates are high in Australia. While income tax rates vary greatly and are comparable to many European nations, standard duties on purchased items are well above international averages. This high tax rate is counteracted by quality social services, a wide range of expenses eligible for deduction, and a Pay As You Go withholding system that makes high end-of-the-year tax bills extremely uncommon.

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