Appendix D
Australian Government taxation and spending

The charts below summarise Australian Government revenues and expenses for 2007‑08 on an accrual basis. Total revenue for 2007-08 is expected to be $247 billion, an increase of 4.8 per cent on estimated revenue in 2006-07. Total expenses for 2007-08 are expected to be $236 billion, an increase of 6.3 per cent on estimated expenses in 2006‑07.

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Where revenue comes from

Graph: Where revenue comes from

Where taxpayers' money is spent

Graph: Where taxpayers’ money is spent

More comprehensive information is provided in Budget Paper No. 1, Budget Strategy and Outlook 2007‑08, Statements 5 and 6.

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