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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, 2018–19 to 2020–21 financial years

    Entity type

    2018–19

    2019–20

    2020–21

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG withholding
    ($m)

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG withholding
    ($m)

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG withholding
    ($m)

    Individuals

    83,069

    975

    95,623

    996

    95,739

    995

    Companies

    532,020

    152,683

    601,466

    157,920

    620,600

    161,391

    Partnerships

    58,437

    2,503

    58,922

    2,377

    54,959

    2,385

    Trusts

    175,316

    16,057

    190,414

    16,100

    188,763

    16,285

    Super funds

    3,246

    1,272

    2,706

    1,331

    1,490

    1,180

    Government

    3,503

    35,761

    3,247

    37,029

    3,195

    41,189

    Total

    855,591

    209,250

    952,378

    215,753

    964,746

    223,424

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

    Table 20: Pay as you go instalments by entity type, 2018–19 to 2020–21 financial years

    Entity type

    2018–19

    2019–20

    2020–21

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG instalments
    ($m)

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG instalments
    ($m)

    Entities
    (no.)

    PAYG instalments
    ($m)

    Individuals

    1,551,762

    23,280

    1,515,805

    21,839

    1,633,582

    22,420

    Companies

    404,542

    73,171

    405,958

    72,277

    447,956

    79,787

    Trusts

    5,818

    137

    5,030

    134

    5,615

    129

    Super funds

    233,303

    10,724

    235,422

    10,443

    239,937

    12,161

    Total

    2,195,425

    107,313

    2,162,215

    104,692

    2,327,090

    114,497

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

    Pay as you go detailed tables

    Table 1:External Link PAYG withholding, by broad industry, entity type and type of withholder, 2010–11 to 2020–21 financial years

    Table 2:External Link PAYG Instalments, by entity type and broad industry, 2010–11 to 2020–21 financial years

      Last modified: 08 Aug 2022QC 70151