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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2019 Week 07 Hansard (Thursday, 1 August 2019) . . Page.. 2713 ..


(1) What percentage of residential rates revenue was raised by the fixed charge component of rates in the financial years of (a) 2012-13, (b) 2013-14, (c) 2014-15, (d) 2015-16, (e) 2016-17 and (f) 2017-18.

(2) What percentage of residential land tax revenue was raised by the fixed charge component of land tax in the financial years of (a) 2012-13, (b) 2013-14, (c) 2014-15, (d) 2015-16, (e) 2016-17 and (f) 2017-18.

(3) What percentage of total residential property taxation revenue, including the Safer Families Levy and the Fire and Emergency Services Levy, was raised by fixed per-property charges in the financial years of (a) 2012-13, (b) 2013-14, (c) 2014-15, (d) 2015-16, (e) 2016-17 and (f) 2017-18.

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

(1) The percentage of residential rates revenue raised by the fixed charge in relation to the total residential rates revenue is shown in the following table.

Financial

Year

Percentage of Residential Rates Revenue from the Fixed Charge in Relation to the Total Residential Rates Revenue

2012-13

39 percent

2013-14

41 percent

2014-15

40 percent

2015-16

40 percent

2016-17

41 percent

2017-18

37 percent

(2) The percentage of residential land tax revenue raised by the fixed charge in relation to the total residential land tax revenue is shown in the following table.

Financial

Year

Percentage of Residential Land Tax Revenue from the Fixed Charge in Relation to the Total Residential Land Tax Revenue

2012-13

N/A

2013-14

N/A

2014-15

40 percent

2015-16

38 percent

2016-17

45 percent

2017-18

41 percent

Please note there was no fixed charge for land tax in 2012-13 and 2013-14.

(3) The percentage of total residential property taxation revenue, including the Safer Families Levy and the Fire and Emergency Services Levy, raised by fixed per property charges are as follows.

Financial Year

Percentage of Residential Revenue from Fixed Charges in Relation to Total Residential Rates, Land Tax, FESL and SFL Revenue

2012-13

33 percent

2013-14

35 percent

2014-15

44 percent

2015-16

44 percent

2016-17

48 percent

2017-18

44 percent



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