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Appendix 13: Corrections

The following errors appeared in our 2019–20 annual report.

Senate committees

The questions on notice result in Part 4 was incorrect.

As published on the Transparency Portal under the heading Senate committees, and as printed on page 79.

We appeared with Treasury at two Senate Estimates hearings in 2019–20, responding to approximately 90 249 questions on notice, as well as the following Senate Committee inquiries:

  • Economics Legislation Committee inquiry into the Treasury Laws Amendment (2019 Tax Integrity And Other Measures No. 1) Bill 2019 [Provisions]
  • Economics Legislation Committee inquiry into the Treasury Laws Amendment (Recovering Unpaid Superannuation) Bill 2019 [Provisions]
  • Economics Legislation Committee inquiry into the Provisions of the Currency (Restrictions on the Use of Cash) Bill 2019*
  • Economics Legislation Committee inquiry into the performance of the Inspector-General of Taxation*
  • Community Affairs Reference Committee inquiry into Centrelink’s compliance program
  • Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation inquiry into Taxation Administration (Private Ancillary Fund) Guidelines 2019
  • Select Committee on COVID-19 inquiry into the Australian Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic*.

Note

For the inquiries marked with an asterisk (*) in the above list, we appeared twice in 2019–20.

Workplace agreements

The following information reported in our 2019–20 annual report has been corrected.

As published on the Transparency Portal under the heading Workplace agreements, and as printed on page 98.

There were 112 non-SES employees with an Individual Flexibility Arrangement in place, which alters one or more specific aspects of the ATO Enterprise Agreement.

Table 4.21 Employment arrangements of substantive SES and non-SES employees, at 30 June 2020

Arrangement

SES

Non-SES

Total

ATO Enterprise Agreement 2017

0

21,033 20,962

21,033 20,962

Individual flexibility arrangements

0

13

13

Determinations under subsection 24(1) of the Public Service Act 1999(a)

223 222

0

223 222

TOTAL

223 222

21,046 20,962

21,269 21,184

Note

(a) Excludes a Band 2 SES who is a statutory position holder (Second Commissioner).

Dispute management

The variance result noted at APRA-regulated superannuation funds in Table 6.8 was incorrect.

As published on the Transparency Portal under the heading Dispute management, and as printed on page 186.

Table 6.8 Settlements by client group, 2019–20(a)(b)

Client group


Settlement cases


% of total settlements

ATO
position
$m

Settled position
$m


Variance
$m


Variance
%

Individuals(c)

20

5

4.8

2.9

1.9

40

Small business

91

22

74.3

45.3

29.0

39

Privately owned and wealthy groups

134

32

204.1

101.4

102.7

50

Public and multinational businesses

112

27

2,927.3

1,864.5

1,062.8

36

Not-for-profit organisations(d)

0

0

0

0

0

0

Self-managed superannuation funds

55

13

2.9

2.3

0.6

19

APRA-regulated superannuation funds

5

1

1.2

1.2

0.8 0.1

7

TOTAL

417

100

3,214.5

2,017.4

1,197.1

37

Notes

(a) Totals may differ from the sum of components due to rounding.

(b) The methodology used to identify the client experience has been updated. As such, the data is not directly comparable with previous years.

(c) The client group Individuals does not include those who are in business – for example, sole traders.

(d) The client group Not-for-profit organisations includes government entities.

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