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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2002  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 25/01/2002   
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Contents >> Government Finance >> Taxation revenue

Table 27.20 shows, for the general government sector, the amount of taxation revenue collected in Australia during 1999-2000 by level of government and by type of tax. Total taxation revenue collected in Australia during the period was $196,224m, which was 81% of total revenue. Commonwealth government taxation revenue was $152,576m and accounted for 78% of total taxation revenue. Total State and local government taxation revenue was $43,813m, 22% of total taxation revenue. The largest component of taxation revenue for the Commonwealth Government was income taxes; for State and local governments the largest component was property taxes.


27.20 TAXATION REVENUE, General Government, All Levels of Government - 1999-2000

Type of tax
Commonwealth

$m
State and
local

$m
All Australian
governments(a)

$m

Taxes on income
- Income taxes levied on individuals
83,710
-
83,710
- Income taxes levied on enterprises
29,516
-
29,516
- Income taxes levied on non-residents
1,276
-
1,276
- Total
114,503
-
114,503
Employers’ payroll taxes
- General taxes (payroll tax)
-
8,937
8,821
- Other employers’ labour force taxes
3,434
-
3,385
- Total
3,434
8,937
12,206
Taxes on property
- Taxes on immovable property
-
8,428
8,428
- Taxes on financial and capital transactions
10
9,657
9,666
- Total
10
18,085
18,095
Taxes on provision of goods and services
- General taxes (sales tax)
15,644
-
15,644
- Excise and levies -
- Crude oil and liquid petroleum gas (LPG)
11,447
-
11,447
- Other excises
2,645
-
2,644
- Agricultural production taxes
551
-
551
- Levies on statutory corporations
-
17
17
- Total
14,642
17
14,660
- Taxes on international trade
3,799
-
3,799
- Taxes on gambling
6
4,421
4,427
- Taxes on insurance
-
2,138
2,138
- Total
34,091
6,577
40,667
Taxes on use of goods and performance of activities
- Motor vehicle taxes
-
3,898
3,918
- Franchise taxes
-
5,922
5,922
- Other
538
396
914
- Total
538
10,215
10,753
Total taxes
152,576
43,813
196,224

(a) The sum of individual levels of government may not agree with totals for all levels of government, due to intergovernmental taxes.

Source: Taxation Revenue, Australia (5506.0).


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