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Thursday, 18 May 1972
Page: 1881

Senator WRIEDT asked the Minister representing the Treasurer, upon notice:

(1)   What were the total payments made to Tasmania duting 1970-71 in respect of (a) loans, (b) grants, (c) specific payments, and (d) other payments.

(2)   What was the amount of tax collected from Tasmania during 1970-71 in respect of (a) companies, and (b) individuals.

Senator Sir KENNETH ANDERSON - The Treasurer has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:


(2)   The Commissioner of Taxation has supplied the following information:

Collections of Commonwealth taxation revenue, net of all refunds of tax and duty (including refunds of pay-roll tax export rebates), paid into the Commonwealth Sub-Treasury in Tasmania during the 1970-71 financial year are set out below:



(The difference between the total and its components is due to rounding.)

It should be noted that the above amounts relate only to payments made to the Sub-Treasury in Tasmania and do not measure accurately the total taxation revenue derived from individuals and companies resident in, or operating in, Tasmania.

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