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Australian Taxation Office

Section 1: Overview, Appropriations and Budget Measures Summary

Overview

The role of the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is to manage and shape taxation, excise and superannuation systems that give effect to social and economic policy and fund services for Australians. Through these systems the ATO is the Government's principal revenue collection agency. In 2000-01, the ATO will collect 96 per cent of the Government's revenue on behalf of the Australian community.

The ATO also supports the delivery of community benefits, having roles in other services, including:

Appropriations

The total appropriation for the ATO in the 2000-01 Budget is $4,670.2 million. Table 1.1, on the following page, shows the total appropriations by administered expenses, price of output appropriation and agency capital (equity injections and loans).

Australian Taxation Office - Appropriations 2000-01

Table 1.1: Appropriations ($'000)

Table 1.1: Appropriations ($'000)

(a) Revenue from Other Sources includes other revenue from Government (for example, resources free of charge) and revenue from sources other than Government (for example, sales of goods and services).

(b) Estimated expenses from individual Special Appropriations are shown in Appendix 2 of Section 3.

Budget Measures - Australian Taxation Office

Table 1.2a: Summary of Measures in the 2000-01 Budget

Table 1.2a: Summary of Measures in the 2000-01 Budget

Note: Administered revenue measures are not attributed to agencies and are reported in Budget Paper No.2.

Table 1.2b: Summary of Post MYEFO Measures

Measure

Outcome

Output Groups Affected

Post MYEFO Measures
1999-00
(
$'000)

 
 
 

Administ'd Expenses

Agency Outputs

Total

Business tax reform - Expense

1

1.1

-

20,000

20,000

Administration of the Fuels sales grants scheme - Expense

1

1.1

-

3,200

3,200

Administration of the Fuels sales grants scheme - Capital

1

1.1

-

5,162

5,162

Administered Capital and Agency Capital (Equity Injections and Loans)

ATO's agency capital appropriation including equity injections and loans are detailed in Table 3.4.

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