Office of the Auditor General of CanadaOAG reports published in the past are available through Publications.gc.ca.

2006 May Status Report of the Auditor General of Canada Exhibit 8.3—The tax debt is growing at a faster rate than total cash receipts (taxes paid)

2006 May Status Report of the Auditor General of Canada

May 2006 Status Report—Chapter 8

Exhibit 8.3—The tax debt is growing at a faster rate than total cash receipts (taxes paid)

 

1996–97

1997–98

1998–99

1999–2000

2000–01

2001–02

2002–03

2003–04

2004–05

Growth
since
1996–97

Total tax debt ($ millions)

$9,583

$10,199

$11,161

$12,974

$13,907

$15,913

$16,208

$17,439

$18,027

88%

Total cash receipts ($ millions)

$224,554

$244,777

$255,864

$274,535

$294,788

$300,058

$305,656

$314,519

$332,088

48%

Total tax debt as a percentage of cash receipts

4.27%

4.17%

4.36%

4.73%

4.72%

5.30%

5.30%

5.54%

5.43%

 

Source: Canada Revenue Agency annual reports and cash receipts reports