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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 19: Pay as you go withholding liabilities by entity type, 2016–17 to 2018–19 financial years

    Entity type

    2016–17

    2017–18

    2018–19

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG withholding
    ($m)

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG withholding
    ($m)

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG withholding
    ($m)

    Individuals

    83,577

    908

    83,614

    951

    83,069

    975

    Companies

    501,346

    133,079

    517,692

    142,034

    532,020

    152,683

    Partnerships

    65,701

    2,524

    62,265

    2,531

    58,437

    2,503

    Trusts

    174,352

    13,811

    175,797

    15,021

    175,316

    16,057

    Super funds

    6,517

    1,125

    4,974

    1,220

    3,246

    1,272

    Government

    3,558

    31,906

    3,505

    33,500

    3,503

    35,761

    Total

    835,051

    183,353

    847,847

    195,257

    855,591

    209,250

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

    Table 20: Pay as you go instalments by entity type, 2016–17 to 2018–19 financial years

    Entity type

    2016–17

    2017–18

    2018–19

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG instalments
    ($m)

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG instalments
    ($m)

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG instalments
    ($m)

    Individuals

    1,501,266

    21,432

    1,527,021

    22,002

    1,551,762

    23,280

    Companies

    389,531

    56,791

    386,562

    63,603

    404,542

    73,171

    Trusts

    6,212

    130

    5,817

    134

    5,818

    137

    Super funds

    222,985

    9,629

    225,695

    11,053

    233,303

    10,724

    Total

    2,119,994

    87,982

    2,145,095

    96,792

    2,195,425

    107,313

    To access this data in Excel format and similar data dating 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 2018–19 financial years

    Table 2External Link: PAYG Instalments, by entity type and broad industry, 2010–11 to 2018–19 financial years

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      Last modified: 17 Jul 2020QC 63189