Australian Printer: Treasury to assess paper billing fees

The Treasury will undertake regulatory assessment of fees for paper billing following the Consumer Affairs Forum (CAF) in Melbourne on Thursday.

Industry lobby group Keep Me Posted has been advocating strongly for the removal of fees, which were brought in by the big corporates under the guise of environmental protection, but which have become a revenue raising activity.

Printers have been hit hard by the switch to internet bills, with the corporates pushing people onto online comms by effectively introducing financial penalties to stay with printed bills.

Source: Australian Printer – 04 September 2017

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