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Individuals sample files

Last updated 23 September 2020

For people wanting to undertake modelling or research, a series of sample files of individual tax return information is available.

These files are de-identified in order to protect the identities of individual taxpayers.

For income years 2003–04 to 2010–11, the files contain a 1% sample of records. From the 2011–12 income year onwards, the files contain a 2% sample of records.

To find out what items are included in the 2016–17 individual sample file, view the Individuals sample file indexExternal Link.

To access the individual sample files, email us at