Credits

Credits

Content writers

Elaine Canty

Roger Canty
 

Developers – interactives

Link Digital
 

Website design

Amelia Mosbauer

Acknowledgements

Shaping the system

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The story of tax

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The following photographs have been reproduced courtesy of iStockphoto, www.istockphoto.com: Paramedic © Louis-Paul St-Onge; father and daughter Imgorthand; teacher outside school © Leigh Schindler; row of earthmovers © David Jones; contemplative senior © Carole Gomez; military man © Steve Jacobs; tip of the hard hat © Steve Jacobs; lawyer at courthouse © Eric Hood.

 

  • Fact 20

    In the 1950s, some ATO personnel informally referred to the tax laws as Pig's Stew because they collected Payroll tax, Income tax, Gift duty, Sales tax, Stevedoring industry charge, Tobacco charge, Estate duty and Wool tax.

Medicare levy

An amount payable by most taxpayers to cover some of the cost of the public health system.

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