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Tax Expenditures Statement 2008


Thursday, 29 January 2009

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The Tax Expenditures Statement (TES) provides details of concessions, benefits, incentives and charges provided through the tax system (tax expenditures) to taxpayers by the Australian Government. The publication of information on the Australian Government’s tax expenditures is a requirement under the Charter of Budget Honesty Act 1998.

This statement lists around 320 tax expenditures and, where possible, reports the estimated pecuniary value or order of magnitude of the benefit to taxpayers over an eight year period, from 2004-05 to 2011-12.

The tax expenditures in this statement reflect all announced policies applying up to the date of finalisation of the Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2008-09.

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Tax Expenditures Statement 2008 - Full Download  6,179.04kb
Preliminaries  81.95kb
Chapter 1: Introduction  98.91kb
Chapter 2: Trends in Tax Expenditure Estimates  147.48kb
Chapter 3: Measuring Tax Expenditures  128.00kb
Chapter 4: Benchmarks  157.85kb
Chapter 5: New, Modified and Deleted Tax Expenditures  111.49kb
Chapter 6: Tax Expenditures  133.61kb
Chapter 6: Tax Expenditures (continued)  1,681.13kb
Appendix A: Modelling Tax Expenditures  53.73kb
Appendix B: Aggregated Superannuation Tax Expenditure  65.07kb
Appendix C: Tax Concessions for Owner-Occupied Housing  97.38kb
Glossary  41.93kb
Index  63.30kb

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