NAME OF COLLECTION
Taxation Statistics Section
Australian Taxation Office
PO Box 900
CIVIC SQUARE ACT 2608
Telephone: 1800 806 214
Facsimile: 02 6216 5875
To provide an annual overview of statistics available from the Australian Taxation Office regarding the income and taxation status of Australian individuals, companies, funds, partnerships and trusts.
Data relate to income and taxation. The Australian Taxation Office has data for all items that appear on a tax return.
Method of collection
The data are derived from all income tax returns lodged with the Australian Taxation Office by individuals, companies, funds, partnerships and trusts. In 1996-97 there were 11.5 million taxpayers for all entities.
Australia, State and Territory and by Postcode.
Frequency of data availability
Annual and year ended 30 June.
Data are available from 1959-60.
Products and services availableTaxation Statistics (available through AusInfo, the Australian Taxation Office's Internet web site or by contacting the Australian Taxation Office - there is a CD-ROM placed in the back of the publication which contains the information in the publication as well as a series of detailed tables
Other products and servicesPublication and detailed tables can be accessed at http://www.ato.gov.au
Adhoc data requests are available but are subject to the confidentiality restrictions under the secrecy provisions of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (Cwlth)