Interactive - The story of tax

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The story of tax is a short interactive that highlights the direct link between the effectiveness of the tax system and the enrichment of the community.

It can be used as a quick overview of how tax has evolved over time in an Australian context. The interactive includes six pause points with accompanying text.

The story of tax – accessible text transcript.

The story of tax worksheets:

 The story of tax - PDF version

 

  • Fact 23

    Social activities among ATO employees in the 1960s included 'Miss Taxation' contests which were part of state-wide fundraising for major charities.

Fringe benefits tax (FBT)

A tax payable on a non-salary benefit to an employee. The employer pays the tax, not the employee.

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