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    Appendix A – ATO performance

    We measure the extent to which we are achieving our purpose as an organisation, through a range of performance indicators that align with our strategic objectives.

    Strategic objective G1

    Table 3A: Latest performance results

    Performance criteria

    Latest result
    2016–17

    Performance target
    2018–19

    Confidence – community confidence in the ATO

    New measure for 2018–19

    Under development

    Registration – proportion of companies and individuals registered in the system

    Companies registered in the system: 66.62%
    Individuals registered in the system: 101.2%

    See note (a)

    Lodgment – proportion of activity statements and income tax returns lodged on time

    77.0% activity statements
    82.6% income tax returns (2015–16 returns)

    78% of activity statements lodged on time
    83% of income tax returns lodged on time

    Payment – proportion of liabilities paid on time by value

    88.2%

    88%

    Correct reporting – tax gap as a proportion of revenue

    Refer to the Commissioner of Taxation annual report 2016–17 for detailed information and trends

    See note (b)

    Debt – ratio of collectable debt to net tax collections

    5.6%

    Below 5.5%

    Total revenue effects – tax revenue from all compliance activities

    $15 billion

    $15 billion

    Tax assured – proportion of the tax base where the ATO has justified trust that tax paid is correct based on the proportion of income, deductions and tax offsets assured (c)

    Under development

    Under development

    NOTES
    (a) The ATO aims to ensure that all entities that are required to participate in the tax and superannuation system are registered on the ATO client register
    (b) Reduce the gap to a level as low as practicable given the nature and complexity of the law and the resources available
    (c) Description updated for 2018–19
    Table 3B: Performance targets for 2019–20 to 2021–22

    Performance criteria

    Performance target
    2019–20

    Performance target
    2020–21

    Performance target
    2021–22

    Confidence – community confidence in the ATO

    Under development

    Under development

    Under development

    Registration – proportion of companies and individuals registered in the system

    See note (a)

    See note (a)

    See note (a)

    Lodgment – proportion of activity statements and income tax returns lodged on time

    78% of activity statements lodged on time
    83% of income tax returns lodged on time

    78% of activity statements lodged on time
    83% of income tax returns lodged on time

    78% of activity statements lodged on time
    83% of income tax returns lodged on time

    Payment – proportion of liabilities paid on time by value

    88%

    88%

    88%

    Correct reporting – tax gap as a proportion of revenue

    See note (b)

    See note (b)

    See note (b)

    Debt – ratio of collectable debt to net tax collections

    Below 5.5%

    Below 5.5%

    Below 5.5%

    Total revenue effects – tax revenue from all compliance activities

    $15 billion

    $15 billion

    $15 billion

    Tax assured – proportion of the tax base where the ATO has justified trust that tax paid is correct based on the proportion of income, deductions and tax offsets assured (c)

    Under development

    Under development

    Under development

    NOTES
    (a) The ATO aims to ensure that all entities that are required to participate in the tax and superannuation system are registered on the ATO client register
    (b) Reduce the gap to a level as low as practicable given the nature and complexity of the law and the resources available
    (c) Description updated for 2018–19
      Last modified: 01 Aug 2018QC 56312