The Budget: taxes and spending

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The annual Budget shows how tax revenue is collected and how it will be spent. Explore issues concerning the Budget. Investigate how pressures on the Budget can impact on the type and amount of taxes that are levied.

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  • Fact 21

    As overseas travel became more common in the 1960s, the ATO stopped issuing tax clearance certificates (which had previously reminded Australians planning on travel that they must ensure they had paid all tax owed prior to leaving the country).

Customs duty

A duty or tax levied on goods imported into Australia, administered by the Australian Customs Service.

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