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  • Pay as you go

    The data for this section relates to liabilities or payments for the most recent financial year.

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    Pay as you go summary tables

    Table 20: Pay as you go withholding liabilities by entity type, 2015–16 to 2017–18 financial years

    Entity type

    2015–16

    2016–17

    2017–18

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG withholding
    ($m)

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG withholding
    ($m)

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG withholding
    ($m)

    Individuals

    83,624

    904

    83,577

    908

    83,614

    951

    Companies

    489,515

    127,942

    501,346

    133,079

    517,692

    142,034

    Partnerships

    69,097

    2,489

    65,701

    2,524

    62,265

    2,531

    Trusts

    173,251

    13,144

    174,352

    13,811

    175,797

    15,021

    Super funds

    7,324

    1,012

    6,517

    1,125

    4,974

    1,220

    Government

    3,578

    30,229

    3,558

    31,906

    3,505

    33,500

    Total

    826,389

    175,720

    835,051

    183,353

    847,847

    195,257

    To access this data in Excel format, as well as similar data back to the 2006–07 financial year, download Snapshot table 4External Link from data.gov.au.

    Table 21: Pay as you go instalments by entity type, 2015–16 to 2017–18 financial years

    Entity type

    2015–16

    2016–17

    2017–18

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG instalments
    ($m)

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG instalments
    ($m)

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG instalments
    ($m)

    Individuals

    1,447,035

    21,186

    1,501,266

    21,432

    1,527,021

    22,002

    Companies

    376,246

    53,341

    389,531

    56,791

    386,562

    63,603

    Trusts

    5,831

    106

    6,212

    130

    5,817

    134

    Super funds

    222,154

    9,080

    222,985

    9,629

    225,695

    11,053

    Total

    2,051,266

    83,713

    2,119,994

    87,982

    2,145,095

    96,792

    To access this data in Excel format, as well as similar data back to the 2007–08 financial year, download Snapshot table 4External Link from data.gov.au.

    Pay as you go detailed tables

    Table 1External Link: PAYG withholding, by broad industry, entity type and type of withholder, 2010–11 to 2017–18 financial years

    Table 2External Link: PAYG Instalments, by entity type and broad industry, 2010–11 to 2017–18 financial years

      Last modified: 29 Mar 2019QC 58065