5506.0 - Taxation Revenue, Australia, 2010-11 Quality Declaration 
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TAXATION REVENUE ANALYSIS


The amount of taxation revenue collected in a particular year can be affected by a number of factors, including:

  • a change in the rate of a tax
  • the introduction or abolition of a tax
  • one-off special payments
  • additional or fewer collection periods during the financial year
  • changes to payment arrangements
  • other factors such as economic conditions, population growth, etc.


2010–11 TAXATION REVENUE

Commonwealth Government

Taxes on Income
  • Income taxes levied on individuals increased $13,636m (11%) from 2009–10 to 2010–11.
  • Income taxes levied on enterprises increased $4,148m (7%).
  • Income taxes paid by superannuation funds increased $519m (8%).

Taxes on the provision of goods and services
  • Goods and services tax (GST) revenue received rose $1,540m (3%) to $48,093m.


State Governments

Total taxation revenue
  • All states recorded increases in taxation revenue except Tasmania and the Northern Territory which recorded decreases. The largest increase in dollar terms was New South Wales; rising $1,267m (7%) to $20,417m from 2009–10 to 2010–11. Victoria's taxation revenue increased by $1,116m (8%) to $14,857 in 2010–11. The Northern Territory recorded a decrease in total taxation revenue of $18m (4%) to $397m.

Taxes on Employers' Payroll
  • Taxes on employers' payroll for all states increased in 2010–11 by $1,290m (8%). Queensland recorded the largest increase in dollar terms, rising $336m (13%).

Taxes on property
  • Taxes on property rose $656m (3%) to $20,905m from 2009–10 to 2010–11. This was mainly due to an increase of $238m (4%) in land taxes and a $153m (23%) increase in government borrowing guarantee levies.

Taxes on the provision of goods and services
  • Taxes on the provision of goods and services increased $530m (5%), mainly due to an increase of $438m (10%) in taxes on insurance.

Taxes on use of goods and performance of activities
  • Taxes on the use of goods and performance of activities increased $1,108m (14%)
    • Revenue from motor vehicle taxes increased $469m (7%)
    • Revenue from other taxes on the use of goods and performance of activities increased $641m (83%).