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  • Administered cash flow statement

    Administered cash flow statement for the period ended 30 June 2018
      2018$'m 2017$'m
    Income tax 307,352 275,573
    Indirect tax 87,578 83,301
    Other revenue   2,159 1,205
    Superannuation holding account    11 3
    Subsidies paid (9,834) (9,334)
    Personal benefits (1,154) (1,192)
    Interest (105) (171)
    Other (418) (295)
    Net cash from operating activities 385,589 349,090
    Cash at the beginning of the reporting period1 435 391
    Cash from Official Public Account
    Appropriations 107,483 102,490
    Special accounts 51 47
    Total cash used from official public account 107,534 102,537
    Cash to official public account
    Administered receipts (493,101) (451,536)
    Special accounts (51) (47)
    Total cash to official public account (493,152) (451,583)
    Cash at the end of the reporting period 406 435
    1 Prior year adjustments have been made to these numbers. Refer to Overview.

    Accounting Policy

    The administered cash flow statement represents the total cash received or paid by the primary operating activities of the ATO. Therefore, the categories disclosed above are treated on a net basis. For example, a refund relating to Income tax is defined as an overpayment of tax and treated as a reduction to the Income tax category. Positive amounts represent an inflow and negative amounts represent an outflow for the relevant category. More detailed information in relation to refunds can be found in the Special Appropriations Note 18C.

    The above statement should be read in conjunction with the accompanying notes.

      Last modified: 26 Oct 2018QC 57091