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AUSTRAC industry contribution

The industry contribution is a levy on AUSTRAC’s reporting entities to recover the costs of AUSTRAC's regulatory and financial intelligence functions.

The industry contribution arrangements apply from the 2014–15 financial year onwards.


Previous stakeholder consultation - 2016–17 industry contribution

In May 2016, AUSTRAC consulted on the arrangements for the 2016–17 industry contribution. 

The Outcome and feedback of stakeholder consultations page outlines AUSTRAC’s high-level feedback in response to issues raised by stakeholders during the 2016-17 consultation.


Fact sheets and forms

Calculating earnings fact sheet

Reporting entities must report the total earnings for themselves and any related leviable entities. AUSTRAC uses this information to help it determine which entities are liable to pay the industry contribution and the amount they are required to pay.

The following fact sheet assists entities in determining the correct method for calculating the earnings figure for their business.

Levy dispute form

The levy dispute form is to be completed by a reporting entity that wishes to lodge a dispute regarding all or part of the amount of the industry contribution and/or late payment penalty levied by AUSTRAC:


Further information

For further information regarding the industry contribution please visit the following pages:

or you can contact the AUSTRAC Contact Centre at:

Last modified: 28/07/2017 14:12