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  • Schedule B: GST budget and administration activities

    Table 5: Actual, estimated and projected budgets

     

    Expenditure by program deliverable

    2014–15
    Actual

    $ million

    2015–16
    Actual

    $ million

    2016–17
    Estimated

    $ million

    2017–18
    Projected

    $ million

    1.2

    Design and build administrative solutions

    37.7

    37.6

    37.8

    35.2

    1.4

    Legal services

    15.8

    15.8

    15.9

    14.8

    1.5

    Law assurance

    3.6

    3.6

    3.7

    3.4

    2.1

    Registrations

    22.6

    22.6

    22.7

    21.2

    2.2

    Processing and accounts

    62.0

    61.9

    62.1

    58.0

    2.3

    Customer contact

    39.2

    39.2

    39.3

    36.7

    2.4

    Debt collection

    77.9

    77.7

    78.0

    72.8

    3.1

    Marketing and communication

    11.3

    11.3

    11.3

    10.6

    3.2

    Interpretative assistance

    55.2

    55.1

    55.3

    51.6

    3.4

    Active compliance – ATO

    262.9

    262.8

    264.6

    243.9

    3.4

    Active compliance – Department of Immigration and Border Protection

    52.9

    52.3

    51.8

    51.4

    3.5

    Compliance intelligence and risk management

    31.7

    31.7

    31.8

    29.7

    E1.5

    Issues management and support to scrutineers

    8.1

    8.0

    8.1

    7.5

     

    Total GST administration expenditure

    681.1

    679.6

    682.4

    636.7

    Notes:

    • Actual 2015–16 administration costs are preliminary results – refer to ‘Variation of GST administration costs’.
    • Costs are subject to an ANAO special purpose audit, which has commenced with an expected completion date of December 2016.
    • The 2016–17 estimated expenditure and 2017–18 projected expenditure against each program deliverable are based on the actual expenditure against each deliverable for 2015–16 and may change.
    • Totals may differ from the sum of components due to rounding.
    • As at August 2016.
      Last modified: 20 Apr 2017QC 51810