Big miners pay $40 billion in tax, royalties

Original article by Tom McIlroy
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 11 : 12-May-20

Deloitte Access Economics has concluded that Australian mining companies paid a combined $39.3bn in taxes and royalties during 2018-19, which is about $8bn higher than previously. The estimate is based on data from the Australian Taxation Office and other sources. Deloitte also estimates that the mining sector has paid about $230 billion in taxes and royalties over the last 11 financial years. The report was produced on behalf of the Minerals Council of Australia.

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DELOITTE ACCESS ECONOMICS PTY LTD, MINERALS COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIAN TAXATION OFFICE

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