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Taxation Expenditure Data

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Government Financial Statistics Function - [2018-19 Report]

Agriculture, forestry and fishing $0.465B

Defence $0.936B

Education $4.747B

Fuel and energy $1.290B

General public services - Financial and fiscal affairs $4.500B

General public services - Foreign affairs and economic aid $0.775B

General public services - General services $0.278B

General public services - Legislative and executive affairs $0.005B

Health $9.437B

Housing and community amenities $69.392B

Mining, manufacturing and construction $-1.890B

Other economic affairs - Other economic affairs, nec $28.162B

Other economic affairs - Total labour and employment affairs $1.040B

Other economic affairs - Tourism and area promotion $0.000B

Other purposes - General purpose inter-governmental transactions $2.150B

Public order and safety $0.000B

Recreation and culture $0.228B

Social security and welfare $55.540B

Transport and communication $-0.048B

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Health - [2018-19 Report]


H17 Expenditure Category: Goods and Services Tax

Title: Health - medical and health services

$3.400 B
3.400 B
$3.650 B
3.650 B
$3.850 B
3.850 B
$4.050 B
3.850 B
$4.300 B
4.300 B
$4.550 B
4.550 B
$4.850 B
4.850 B
$5.150 B
5.150 B
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22


A19 Expenditure Category: Personal Income

Title: Medicare levy exemption for residents with taxable income below the low-income thresholds

$1.725 B
1.725 B
$1.890 B
1.890 B
$1.905 B
1.905 B
$1.935 B
1.905 B
$1.960 B
1.960 B
$1.990 B
1.990 B
$2.015 B
2.015 B
$2.045 B
2.045 B
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22


D10 Expenditure Category: Fringe Benefits Tax

Title: Exemption for public and not-for-profit hospitals and public ambulance services

$1.350 B
1.350 B
$1.450 B
1.450 B
$1.600 B
1.600 B
$1.650 B
1.600 B
$1.700 B
1.700 B
$1.800 B
1.800 B
$1.900 B
1.900 B
$2.000 B
2.000 B
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22


A17 Expenditure Category: Personal Income

Title: Exemption of the Private Health Insurance Rebate

$1.450 B
1.450 B
$1.480 B
1.480 B
$1.500 B
1.500 B
$1.510 B
1.500 B
$1.500 B
1.500 B
$1.540 B
1.540 B
$1.590 B
1.590 B
$1.650 B
1.650 B
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22


H18 Expenditure Category: Goods and Services Tax

Title: Health - residential care, community care and other care services

$0.950 B
0.950 B
$1.010 B
1.010 B
$1.070 B
1.070 B
$1.130 B
1.070 B
$1.200 B
1.200 B
$1.270 B
1.270 B
$1.350 B
1.350 B
$1.440 B
1.440 B
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22


H15 Expenditure Category: Goods and Services Tax

Title: Health - drugs and medicinal preparations

$0.360 B
0.360 B
$0.370 B
0.370 B
$0.390 B
0.390 B
$0.410 B
0.390 B
$0.440 B
0.440 B
$0.460 B
0.460 B
$0.490 B
0.490 B
$0.520 B
0.520 B
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22


H19 Expenditure Category: Goods and Services Tax

Title: Private health insurance

$0.290 B
0.290 B
$0.320 B
0.320 B
$0.360 B
0.360 B
$0.380 B
0.360 B
$0.410 B
0.410 B
$0.450 B
0.450 B
$0.480 B
0.480 B
$0.510 B
0.510 B
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22


H16 Expenditure Category: Goods and Services Tax

Title: Health - medical aids and appliances

$0.225 B
0.225 B
$0.245 B
0.245 B
$0.260 B
0.260 B
$0.275 B
0.260 B
$0.305 B
0.305 B
$0.340 B
0.340 B
$0.355 B
0.355 B
$0.375 B
0.375 B
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22


A18 Expenditure Category: Personal Income

Title: Medicare levy exemption for blind pensioners, sickness allowance recipients, persons not entitled to Medicare benefits and foreign government representatives

$0.235 B
0.235 B
$0.240 B
0.240 B
$0.250 B
0.250 B
$0.255 B
0.250 B
$0.265 B
0.265 B
$0.270 B
0.270 B
$0.280 B
0.280 B
$0.285 B
0.285 B
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22


D9 Expenditure Category: Fringe Benefits Tax

Title: Exemption for charities promoting the prevention or control of disease in human beings

$0.110 B
0.110 B
$0.120 B
0.120 B
$0.130 B
0.130 B
$0.135 B
0.130 B
$0.140 B
0.140 B
$0.145 B
0.145 B
$0.150 B
0.150 B
$0.155 B
0.155 B
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22


B18 Expenditure Category: Business Income

Title: Not-for-profit private health insurers income tax exemption

$0.105 B
0.105 B
$0.110 B
0.110 B
$0.100 B
0.100 B
$0.115 B
0.100 B
$0.115 B
0.115 B
$0.115 B
0.115 B
$0.115 B
0.115 B
$0.115 B
0.115 B
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22


A22 Expenditure Category: Personal Income

Title: Net medical expenses tax offset

$0.245 B
0.245 B
$0.175 B
0.175 B
$0.075 B
0.075 B
$0.041 B
0.075 B
$0.012 B
0.012 B
$0.001 B
0.001 B
$0.000 B
0.000 B
$0.000 B
0.000 B
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22


A20 Expenditure Category: Personal Income

Title: Medicare levy surcharge

$-0.260 B
-0.260 B
$-0.250 B
-0.250 B
$-0.270 B
-0.270 B
$-0.300 B
-0.270 B
$-0.330 B
-0.330 B
$-0.360 B
-0.360 B
$-0.400 B
-0.400 B
$-0.440 B
-0.440 B
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22


F11 Expenditure Category: Commodity and Other Indirect Taxes

Title: Higher rate of excise levied on cigarettes not exceeding 0.8 grams of tobacco

$-1.935 B
-1.935 B
$-2.065 B
-2.065 B
$-2.215 B
-2.215 B
$-2.405 B
-2.215 B
$-2.580 B
-2.580 B
$-2.920 B
-2.920 B
$-3.130 B
-3.130 B
$-3.290 B
-3.290 B
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22

Health tax concessions where all years are zero or no estimate is available for any year

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A21 Expenditure Category: Personal Income p.35

Title: Medicare levy surcharge lump sum payment in arrears tax offset

D11 Expenditure Category: Fringe Benefits Tax p.91

Title: Exemption for travel costs of employees and their families associated with overseas medical treatment

E2 Expenditure Category: Capital Gains Tax p.105

Title: Roll-over for membership interests in medical defence organisations