• Revenue collections

    Net tax collections of $273.0 billion in 2010-11, were up $19.8 billion or 7.8% over 2009-10. Nearly all revenue types contributed to the increase in collections compared to 2009-10. The largest increase came from pay as you go withholding, up 9.4% on 2009-10 collections.

    TABLE 4.1: ATO net tax collections, 2001-02 to 2010-11(a)

     

    2001-02
    $m

    2002-03
    $m

    2003-04
    $m

    2004-05
    $m

    2005-06
    $m

    2006-07
    $m

    2007-08
    $m

    2008-09
    $m

    2009-10
    $m

    2010-11
    $m

    Gross PAYG withholding (b)

    78,973

    84,134

    89,638

    97,304

    103,120

    107,119

    113,982

    115,899

    118,532

    129,654

    Gross other individuals

    16,236

    17,436

    19,935

    22,554

    24,895

    25,797

    29,525

    30,030

    25,928

    27,795

    Individual refunds

    -11,078

    -11,651

    -12,325

    -13,734

    -15,244

    -17,145

    -19,601

    -23,569

    -24,390

    -24,711

    Total individuals

    84,132

    89,919

    97,248

    106,124

    112,771

    115,771

    123,906

    122,360

    120,070

    132,738

    Companies

    27,231

    32,756

    36,101

    40,404

    48,960

    57,104

    61,700

    60,391

    52,209

    56,291

    Superannuation funds (c)

    4,382

    4,853

    5,551

    6,247

    6,367

    8,212

    12,054

    9,217

    6,099

    6,519

    Petroleum resource rent tax

    1,361

    1,712

    1,168

    1,459

    1,917

    1,510

    1,686

    2,184

    1,251

    806

    Fringe benefits tax (d)

    3,272

    3,103

    3,226

    3,316

    4,049

    3,761

    3,856

    3,399

    3,504

    3,303

    Total income tax

    120,378

    132,343

    143,294

    157,550

    174,064

    186,358

    203,202

    197,551

    183,133

    199,657

    Excise

    19,616 (e)

    20,733

    21,079

    21,888

    21,814

    22,749

    23,727

    24,373

    24,439

    25,756

    Goods and services tax (f)

    26,898

    30,699

    33,241

    35,108

    37,486

    39,647

    42,509

    41,256

    44,100

    46,002

    Superannuation guarantee charge

    101

    164

    235

    181

    228

    238

    288

    228

    262

    269

    Other (g)

    1,142
    (h-i)

    1,213
    (h-i)

    1,381
    (h-i)

    1,370
    (h-i)

    976
    (h-i)

    1,018
    (h-i)

    1,136
    (h-i)

    1,126
    (h-i)

    1,255
    (h-i)

    1,292
    (h-i)

    Total

    168,135

    185,152

    199,230

    216,097

    234,568

    250,010

    270,862

    264,534

    253,189

    272,976

    HELP/SFSS (k)

    626

    799

    657

    719

    727

    867

    1,006

    1,259

    1,253

    1,333

    (a) The collections data presented in this table has been adjusted to exclude expenses and better align with our financial statements and the Final Budget Outcome. Totals may differ from the sum of components due to rounding.

    (b) Gross PAYG withholding includes amounts withheld from salaries and wages, tax file number and Australian business number withholdings, dividend, interest, royalty, and mining withholding taxes.

    (c) Includes income tax for superannuation funds and superannuation surcharge, and no tax file number contribution tax from 2008-09 onwards.

    (d) 2001-02 to 2004-05 exclude Australian Government departments and authorities. 2005-06 to 2010-11 include Australian Government departments and authorities.

    (e) Includes surcharges on excise, but excludes diesel fuel rebates and grants.

    (f) Includes some collections by the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service. In 2010-11 these were $2.9 billion. Includes GST non-general interest charge penalties, which are not collected for the state and territory governments.

    (g) Includes self-managed superannuation fund levy; some collections by the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service for wine equalisation tax, luxury car tax and sales tax.

    (h) Includes wine equalisation tax and luxury car tax.

    (i) Includes sales tax. Includes alcohol surcharge on sales tax for 2001-02.

    (j) Excludes prescribed payments system and reportable payments system amounts, dividend, interest, royalty and mining withholding taxes.

    (k) Higher Education Loan Program and the Student Financial Supplement Scheme collections.

      Last modified: 31 Oct 2011QC 28036