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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2004  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/02/2004   
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Contents >> Government finance >> Taxation revenue

Table 27.16 shows, for the general government sector, the amount of taxation revenue collected in Australia during 2001-02 by level of government and by type of tax. Total taxation revenue collected during the period was $216,915m. Commonwealth Government taxation revenue totalled $177,237m and accounted for 81.7% of total taxation revenue, while total state and territory, and local government taxation revenue totalled $40,002m and accounted for 18.4% of total taxation revenue.

Income taxes continue to be the largest component of the Commonwealth Government's taxation revenue, accounting for 67.2% of the Commonwealth's total taxation revenue in 2001-02. Property taxes continue to be the largest component of state and territory, and local governments' taxation revenue, accounting for 48.0% of the consolidated governments' total taxation revenue in 2001-02.

27.16 TAXATION REVENUE, General government: All levels of government - 2001-02

Commonwealth
State and local
All levels of government(a)
Type of tax
$m
$m
$m

Taxes on income
Income taxes levied on individuals
87,250
-
87,250
Income taxes levied on enterprises(b)
31,782
-
31,782
Income taxes levied on non-residents(c)
-
-
-
Total
119,032
-
119,032
Employers’ payroll taxes
General taxes (payroll tax)
-
9,665
9,415
Other employers’ labour force taxes
3,831
-
3,760
Total
3,831
9,665
13,175
Taxes on property
Taxes on immovable property
-
9,510
9,507
Taxes on financial and capital transactions
12
9,672
9,684
Total
12
19,182
19,191
Taxes on provision of goods and services
General taxes (sales tax)
791
-
791
Goods and services tax (GST)
27,389
-
27,389
Excise and levies
Crude oil and liquid petroleum gas (LPG)
12,793
-
12,793
Other excises
6,837
-
6,837
Agricultural production taxes
550
3
553
Levies on statutory corporations
80
2
82
Total
20,260
5
20,265
Taxes on international trade
5,214
-
5,214
Taxes on gambling
-
3,707
3,707
Taxes on insurance
-
2,836
2,836
Total
53,654
6,548
60,202
Taxes on use of goods and performance of activities
Motor vehicle taxes
-
4,291
4,291
Franchise taxes
-
13
13
Other
708
303
1,010
Total
708
4,607
5,314
Total taxes
177,237
40,002
216,915

(a) The sum of individual levels of government may not agree with totals for all levels of government, due to intergovernmental taxes.
(b) Amounts collected under petroleum resource rent taxes are included in income taxes levied on enterprises.
(c) From 2001-02, withholding taxes on non-residents are no longer separately identifiable under PAYG and are now covered by Personal income taxes.
Source: Taxation Revenue, Australia, 2001-02 (5506.0).


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