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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 21/01/2005   
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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 2002-03, by level of government and by type of tax. Total taxation revenue collected during the period was $237,477m. Commonwealth Government taxation revenue totalled $194,313m and accounted for 81.8% of total taxation revenue, while total state and territory, and local government taxation revenue totalled $43,503m or 18.2% of total taxation revenue.

Income taxes continue to be the largest component of the Commonwealth Government's taxation revenue, accounting for 67.6% of the Commonwealth's total taxation revenue in 2002-03. Property taxes continue to be the largest component of state and territory, and local governments' taxation revenue, accounting for 49.1% of the consolidated governments' total taxation revenue in 2002-03.


27.16 TAXATION REVENUE, General government: All levels of government - 2002-03

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

Taxes on income
Income taxes levied on individuals
91,484
-
91,484
Income taxes levied on enterprises(b)
38,696
-
38,696
Income taxes levied on non-residents(c)
1,098
-
1,098
Total
131,278
-
131,278
Employers’ payroll taxes
General taxes (payroll tax)
-
10,147
9,874
Other employers’ labour force taxes
3,085
-
3,020
Total
3,085
10,147
12,894
Taxes on property
Taxes on immovable property
-
10,371
10,371
Taxes on financial and capital transactions
13
10,989
11,001
Total
13
21,360
21,372
Taxes on provision of goods and services
General taxes (sales tax)
896
-
896
Goods and services tax (GST)
31,257
-
31,257
Excise and levies
Crude oil and liquid petroleum gas (LPG)
13,662
-
13,662
Other excises
7,125
-
7,125
Agricultural production taxes
586
3
589
Levies on statutory corporations
95
-
95
Total
21,468
3
21,471
Taxes on international trade
5,573
-
5,573
Taxes on gambling
-
3,843
3,843
Taxes on insurance
-
3,132
3,132
Total
59,194
6,978
66,171
Taxes on use of goods and performance of activities
Motor vehicle taxes
-
4,691
4,691
Franchise taxes
-
10
10
Other
743
318
1,061
Total
743
5,019
5,762
Total taxes
194,313
43,503
237,477

(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 the PAYG system. The values shown for 2001-02 and subsequent years are estimates based on methodologies developed by the Balance of Payments area within the ABS.

Source: Taxation Revenue, Australia, 2002-03 (5506.0).


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