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5506.0 - Taxation Revenue, Australia, 2008-09 Quality Declaration 
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MAJOR COMPONENTS OF TOTAL TAXATION REVENUE


Income taxes levied on individuals in 2008-09 represented 37.7% of total taxation revenue. In comparison, income taxes levied on enterprises represented 21.2%.

GST revenue represented 12.6% of total taxation revenue for all levels of government.

MAJOR COMPONENTS OF TOTAL TAXATION, All levels of government

2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
%
%
%
%
%
%

Taxes on income
Income taxes levied on individuals
40
40
40
37
37
38
Income taxes levied on enterprises(a)
16
18
19
21
23
21
Income taxes levied on non-residents
-
-
1
1
1
1
Employers payroll taxes
General taxes (payroll tax)
4
4
4
4
5
5
Selective payroll taxes (stevedoring industry charges)
-
-
-
-
-
-
Other employers labour force taxes
-
-
-
-
-
-
Taxes on property
Taxes on immovable property
5
5
5
5
5
5
Taxes on financial and capital transactions
5
4
4
5
5
3
Taxes on provision of goods and services
General taxes (sales tax)
-
-
-
-
-
-
Goods and services tax (GST)
13
13
13
13
13
13
Excises and levies
9
8
8
7
7
7
Taxes on international trade
2
2
2
2
2
2
Taxes on gambling
2
2
2
2
1
2
Taxes on insurance
1
1
1
1
1
1
Taxes on the use of goods and performance of activites
Motor vehicle taxes
2
2
2
2
2
2
Franchise taxes
-
-
-
-
-
-
Other
1
-
-
-
-
1
Total
100
100
100
100
100
100

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Includes petroleum resource rent taxes



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