Glossary beginning with D

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The super fund an individual's employer pays their super guarantee payments into if they do not nominate a specific super fund.

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A person whom an individual looks after and who needs their financial support, such as a child.

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A share of a company's distribution paid to a shareholder.

  • Fact 5

    In 1917, during World War I, the price of admission into a place of entertainment was taxed. Auditors attended race meetings, theatre and picture shows to ensure the tax was being paid. This tax was also imposed from 1942 to 1953.

Goods and services tax (GST)

A tax of 10% on the supply of most goods and services consumed in Australia.

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