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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 12 Hansard (27 October) . . Page.. 5219..


Answers to questions

Taxation—payroll tax (Question No 1745)

Mr Smyth asked the Treasurer, upon notice, on 25 August 2011:

(1) How many businesses in the ACT are subject to payroll tax in each of the ranges of total ACT wages (a) $1.5 million - $2 million, (b) $2 million - $3 million, (c) $3 million - $4 million, (d) $4 million - $5 million, (e) $5 million - $10 million, (f) $10 million - $15 million, (g) $15 million - $20 million and (h) more than $20 million.

(2) What is the aggregate value of payroll tax collected from each of the groups (a) to (h) in part (1).

Mr Barr: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) & (2) Payroll Tax liability is calculated on the basis of Australia wide wages. For the 2009-10 financial year.

Total Australia Wide Wages No. of Businesses Amount of Payroll Tax Received

$m (a) $1,500,000 - $2,000,000 154 7.1 (b) $2,000,000 - $3,000,000 238 14.1 (c) $3,000,000 - $4,000,000 136 12.8 (d) $4,000,000 - $5,000,000 100 11.1 (e) $5,000,000 - $10,000,000 250 31.3 (f) $10,000,000 - $15,000,000 119 20.1 (g) $15,000,000 - $20,000,000 89 15.0 (h) More than $20,000,000 389 129.8 No Australia Wide Wage Advised* 779 16.5 * Organisations who have paid payroll tax but have not advised Australia wide wages.

Note: The movement in payroll tax trade receivables and accruals of $12.0m must be added to the above to arrive at the total payroll tax revenue in the financial statements.

Finance—budget allocations (Question No 1763)

Mr Seselja asked the Treasurer, upon notice, on 25 August 2011:

(1) What is the budget allocation for the Pensioner Duty Concession Scheme for the years 2011-12 to 2014-15.

(2) How many concessions does the budget provide for in each year.

(3) What growth in the number of concessions provided each year has been factored in.


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