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    Pay as you go liabilities or payments are taken from activity statements 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, 2017–18 to 2019–20 financial years

    Entity type

    2017–18

    2018–19

    2019–20

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG withholding
    ($m)

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG withholding
    ($m)

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG withholding
    ($m)

    Individuals

    83,614

    951

    83,069

    975

    95,623

    996

    Companies

    517,692

    142,034

    532,020

    152,683

    601,466

    157,920

    Partnerships

    62,265

    2,531

    58,437

    2,503

    58,922

    2,377

    Trusts

    175,797

    15,021

    175,316

    16,057

    190,414

    16,100

    Super funds

    4,974

    1,220

    3,246

    1,272

    2,706

    1,331

    Government

    3,505

    33,500

    3,503

    35,761

    3,247

    37,029

    Total

    847,847

    195,257

    855,591

    209,250

    952,378

    215,753

    Download data from the 2006–07 financial year onward at Snapshot table 4External Link.

    Table 20: Pay as you go instalments by entity type, 2017–18 to 2019–20 financial years

    Entity type

    2017–18

    2018–19

    2019–20

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG instalments
    ($m)

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG instalments
    ($m)

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG instalments
    ($m)

    Individuals

    1,527,021

    22,002

    1,551,762

    23,280

    1,515,805

    21,839

    Companies

    386,562

    63,603

    404,542

    73,171

    405,958

    72,277

    Trusts

    5,817

    134

    5,818

    137

    5,030

    134

    Super funds

    225,695

    11,053

    233,303

    10,724

    235,422

    10,443

    Total

    2,145,095

    96,792

    2,195,425

    107,313

    2,162,215

    104,692

    Download data from the 2007–08 financial year onward at Snapshot table 4External Link.

    Pay as you go detailed tables

    Table 1External Link: PAYG withholding, by broad industry, entity type and type of withholder, 2010–11 to 2019–20 financial years

    Table 2External Link: PAYG Instalments, by entity type and broad industry, 2010–11 to 2019–20 financial years

      Last modified: 08 Sep 2021QC 65838