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    Summary tables and charts for all tax returns

    Data for each income year includes data processed up to 31 October of the following year. For example, data for the 2014–15 income year includes data processed up to 31 October 2016.

    Chart 1: Tax return lodgment, by entity type, 2010–11 to 2014–15 income years

     Chart 1 shows whether the lodgment numbers are increasing or decreasing over the last 5 income years for individuals, companies, super funds, partnerships and trusts. The link below will take you to the data behind this chart as well as similar data back to the 2006-07 income year.

    The data for the above chart is available at data.gov.auExternal Link.

    Table 1: Size of entities, 2014–15 income year 

    Entity size

    Individuals

    Companies

    Super funds

    Partnerships

    Trusts

    Total

    Loss

    1,022

    1,567

    57

    160

    600

    3,406

    Nil

    12,050,273

    125,936

    95,520

    65,737

    481,883

    12,819,349

    Micro

    1,159,231

    706,860

    388,100

    255,963

    312,392

    2,822,546

    Small

    2,996

    61,173

    107

    7,638

    24,145

    96,059

    Medium

    289

    16,497

    84

    1,018

    4,212

    22,100

    Large

    2

    1,345

    32

    61

    166

    1,606

    Very large

    1

    1,130

    69

    43

    50

    1,293

    Total

    13,213,814

    914,508

    483,969

    330,620

    823,448

    15,766,359

    Chart 2: Net tax by entity type, 2010–11 to 2014–15 income years

     Chart 2 shows the net tax paid by individuals, companies and super funds for the last 5 income years. The link below will take you to the data behind this chart as well as similar data for the 2009-10 income year.

     The data for the above chart is available at data.gov.auExternal Link.

    Table 2: Taxation liabilities, by industry, 2014–15 income year 

    Industry

    Individuals ($m)

    Company ($m)

    Fund ($m)

    FBT ($m)

    GST ($m)

    Excise, PRRT, LCT and WET ($m)

    Total ($m)

    Agriculture, forestry & fishing

    170

    640

    na

    21

    2

    −11

    822

    Mining

    19

    9,831

    na

    389

    −8,851

    2,052

    3,440

    Manufacturing

    132

    4,715

    na

    408

    6,566

    10,852

    22,673

    Electricity, gas, water & waste services

    8

    454

    na

    57

    1,414

    521

    2,454

    Construction

    994

    4,039

    na

    196

    8,553

    <1

    13,782

    Wholesale trade

    44

    4,464

    na

    439

    13,533

    11,853

    30,333

    Retail trade

    201

    4,029

    na

    162

    4,566

    2,328

    11,286

    Accommodation & food services

    44

    857

    na

    36

    4,021

    10

    4,968

    Transport, postal & warehousing

    165

    1,667

    na

    135

    3,543

    297

    5,807

    Information media & telecommunications

    51

    2,886

    na

    89

    2,785

    <1

    5,811

    Financial & insurance services

    76

    24,598

    na

    323

    6,654

    407

    32,058

    Rental, hiring & real estate services

    90

    2,253

    na

    68

    4,690

    3

    7,104

    Professional, scientific & technical services

    1,429

    4,317

    na

    452

    9,694

    <1

    15,892

    Administrative & support services

    166

    738

    na

    165

    4,178

    6

    5,253

    Public administration & safety

    16

    130

    na

    818

    −11,096

    2

    −10,130

    Education & training

    77

    347

    na

    134

    <1

    <1

    558

    Health care & social assistance

    3,246

    1,126

    na

    68

    −2,453

    <1

    1,987

    Arts & recreation services

    133

    610

    na

    36

    1,160

    <1

    1,939

    Other services

    255

    418

    na

    78

    2,007

    1

    2,759

    Other

    18

    299

    na

    66

    239

    14

    636

    Industry total

    7,333

    68,420

    na

    4,141

    51,207

    28,334

    159,435

    Other income tax

    170,254

    na

    13,776

    na

    na

    na

    184,030

    Total ATO collections

    177,587

    68,420

    13,776

    4,141

    51,207

    28,334

    343,465

    Customs collections

    na

    na

    na

    na

    3,368

    48

    3,416

    Total with Customs

    177,587

    68,420

    13,776

    4,141

    54,575

    28,382

    346,881

    Notes
    Industry: based on the industry codes reported on income tax returns and the Australian Business Register. ‘Other’ includes entities not recorded in above groups.
    Mining: all PRRT is included under this industry.Public administration and safety: this includes FBT from Australian Government departments.Other income tax: this includes non-business income tax for individuals, such as tax on salary and wages, or tax on investments only and all super fund income tax that do not fit into an industry split.

    Chart 3: Tax liabilities by source, 2014–15 income year

     Chart 3 shows the taxation liabilities for the 2014-15 incom year. Individual income tax 51.5%, Company income tax 19.8%, Super fund income tax 4%, GST 15.8%, FBT 1.2%, Excise 6.9%, PRRT, LCT, WET 0.7%. The link below will take you to the data behind this chart as well as similar data back to the 2009-10 income year.

    The data for the above chart is available at data.gov.auExternal Link.

    Detailed tables for all tax returns

    Table 1External Link
    Overview of the individual tax system, 1950–51 to 2014–15 income years

    Includes:

    • tax and Medicare rates
    • general rebates or offsets allowed
    • many associated thresholds

    Table 2External Link
    Overview of the company tax system, 2000–01 to 2014–15 income years

    An overview of tax rates that applied to various types of companies each year.

    Table 3External Link
    Selected tax items, by industry, 2014–15 income year

    Table 4External Link
    All summary tables

    Table 5External Link
    Data for all summary charts

      Last modified: 08 Aug 2019QC 51717