Glossary beginning with E

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Eligible rollover fund (ERF) search for term

A regulated superannuation fund or an approved deposit fund.

Entity search for term

An individual, sole trader, body corporate, company, corporation, partnership, trust or superannuation fund.

Excise search for term

A tax on certain goods produced or manufactured in Australia. These goods include alcohol, tobacco and petroleum. Customs duty at an equivalent rate is levied on imported goods to ensure that these goods are treated consistently with local goods.

Exempt income search for term

Income that is not taxable, for example, an invalidity pension.

  • Fact 25

    The first computers used by the ATO were used primarily for issuing the five million refund cheques sent out each year in the mid 1960s.

Profit and loss statement / statement of financial performance

A periodic statement showing the revenue, expenses and net profit or loss of a business or other entity.

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