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 10

    In 1936, at the request of the Australian Wool Growers Council, a wool tax was imposed to help the production of wool and to extend the use of wool throughout the world. It was levied at 6d (about 5c) per bale on all sales of shorn wool produced in Australia.

PAYG instalments

A system used by individuals and businesses to pay tax, such as tax on investment and business income.

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