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The Ontario Ministry of Revenue is responsible for the administration of Ontario tax, incentive and benefit statutes. The Ministry administers such statutes as the Retail Sales Tax Act, Fuel Tax Act, Gasoline Tax Act, Tobacco Tax Act, Employer Health Tax Act, Land Transfer Tax Act, and Mining Tax Act. Tax incentive and benefit programs administered by the Ministry of Revenue include the Guaranteed Annual Income System, Ontario Child Care Supplement for Working Families and Small Beer Manufacturers' Tax Credit.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2011-12

Estimates
2010-11

Difference
Between
2011-12
and
2010-11

Actual
2009-10

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
5 Ministry Administration 46,509,100 46,727,000 (217,900) 51,137,130
6 Operations 250,812,100 611,608,500 (360,796,400) 311,296,632
7 Tax Administration Policy & Partnerships 1,839,311,000 3,225,868,300 (1,386,557,300) 183,881,289
8 Compliance Programs 153,353,200 176,925,300 (23,572,100) 138,199,059
- Modernizing Ontario Systems for Tax Administration - 3,183,500 (3,183,500) 2,892,229
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 2,289,985,400 4,064,312,600 (1,774,327,200) 687,406,339
Statutory Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act 47,841 47,841 - 37,934
Statutory Parliamentary Assistant's Salary, the Executive Council Act 16,173 32,346 (16,173) 19,759
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 41,900,000 136,750,000 (94,850,000) 440,799,999
  Total Statutory Appropriations 41,964,014 136,830,187 (94,866,173) 440,857,692
  Total Operating Expense 2,331,949,414 4,201,142,787 (1,869,193,373) 1,128,264,031
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Assets 3,801,000 3,225,000 576,000 3,870,030
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 3,801,000 3,225,000 576,000 3,870,030
Statutory Advances, the Education Act 22,000,000 21,000,000 1,000,000 21,864,982
Statutory Advances, the Northern Services Boards Act 5,000,000 4,000,000 1,000,000 4,570,563
Statutory Advances, the Local Roads Boards Act 3,500,000 6,000,000 (2,500,000) 3,061,653
  Total Statutory Appropriations 30,500,000 31,000,000 (500,000) 29,497,198
  Total Operating Assets 34,301,000 34,225,000 76,000 33,367,228
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
4 Tax Revenue 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 1,000 1,000 - -
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 3,036,700 2,628,600 408,100 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 3,036,700 2,628,600 408,100 -
  Total Capital Expense 3,037,700 2,629,600 408,100 -
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
3 Tax Revenue 2,318,800 9,075,000 (6,756,200) 21,715,748
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 2,318,800 9,075,000 (6,756,200) 21,715,748
  Total Capital Assets 2,318,800 9,075,000 (6,756,200) 21,715,748



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
3201-5 Ministry Administration      
  Salaries and wages     20,326,100
  Employee benefits     2,529,100
  Transportation and communication     2,347,000
  Services     32,089,200
  Supplies and equipment     1,222,000
  Subtotal     58,513,400
  Less: Recoveries     12,004,300
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     46,509,100
  Sub-Items:      
  Main Office      
  Salaries and wages   1,578,900  
  Employee benefits   182,900  
  Transportation and communication   47,700  
  Services   158,700  
  Supplies and equipment   44,200 2,012,400
  Strategic Communications      
  Salaries and wages   1,256,100  
  Employee benefits   186,600  
  Transportation and communication   22,600  
  Services   3,800  
  Supplies and equipment   8,700 1,477,800
  Information Systems      
  Salaries and wages   17,491,100  
  Employee benefits   2,159,600  
  Transportation and communication   2,276,700  
  Services   31,926,700  
  Supplies and equipment   1,169,100  
  Subtotal   55,023,200  
  Less: Recoveries   12,004,300 43,018,900
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     46,509,100
  Statutory Appropriations      
Statutory    Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act     47,841
Statutory    Parliamentary Assistant's Salary, the Executive Council Act     16,173
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     41,900,000
3201-6 Operations      
  Salaries and wages     61,805,900
  Employee benefits     9,810,400
  Transportation and communication     1,726,500
  Services     59,557,400
  Supplies and equipment     1,035,900
  Transfer payments      
     Guaranteed Annual Income System   107,819,700  
     Child Care Supplement for Working Families   6,860,000  
     Small Business Transition Support   1,000  
     Small Beer Manufacturers' Tax Credit   4,900,000 119,580,700
  Subtotal     253,516,800
  Less: Recoveries     2,704,700
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     250,812,100
  Sub-Items:      
  Operations      
  Salaries and wages   54,445,800  
  Employee benefits   8,759,200  
  Transportation and communication   1,110,200  
  Services   57,623,000  
  Supplies and equipment   514,700  
  Transfer payments      
     Guaranteed Annual Income System 107,819,700    
     Child Care Supplement for Working Families 6,860,000    
     Small Business Transition Support 1,000    
     Small Beer Manufacturers' Tax Credit 4,900,000 119,580,700  
  Subtotal   242,033,600  
  Less: Recoveries   777,700 241,255,900
  Records and Operations Customer Service Branch      
  Salaries and wages   7,360,100  
  Employee benefits   1,051,200  
  Transportation and communication   616,300  
  Services   1,934,400  
  Supplies and equipment   521,200  
  Subtotal   11,483,200  
  Less: Recoveries   1,927,000 9,556,200
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     250,812,100
3201-7 Tax Administration Policy & Partnerships      
  Salaries and wages     23,201,200
  Employee benefits     2,808,300
  Transportation and communication     538,400
  Services     74,362,100
  Supplies and equipment     237,100
  Transfer payments      
     Ontario Senior Homeowners' Property Tax Grant   269,188,100  
     Sales Tax Transition Benefit   1,440,600,000  
     Northern Ontario Energy Credit   29,400,000  
     Ontario Energy and Property Tax Credit1   1,000 1,739,189,100
  Subtotal     1,840,336,200
  Less: Recoveries     1,025,200
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     1,839,311,000
3201-8 Compliance Programs      
  Salaries and wages     76,702,000
  Employee benefits     12,362,000
  Transportation and communication     4,491,200
  Services     59,236,200
  Supplies and equipment     560,800
  Transfer payments      
     Tax Programs Initiatives     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     153,353,200
  Total Operating Expense for Tax Revenue     2,331,949,414
  OPERATING ASSETS      
3201-2 Assets      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses      
     Child Care Supplement for Working Families     500,000
  Advances and recoverable amounts      
     Child Care Supplement for Working Families   2,500,000  
     Guaranteed Annual Income System   300,000  
     Transitional Northern Ontario Energy Credit   500,000  
     Small Business Transition Support   1,000 3,301,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     3,801,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Advances and recoverable amounts      
Statutory    Advances, the Education Act     22,000,000
Statutory    Advances, the Northern Services Boards Act     5,000,000
Statutory    Advances, the Local Roads Boards Act     3,500,000
  Total Operating Assets for Tax Revenue     34,301,000
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
3201-4 Tax Revenue      
  Other transactions     1,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     1,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     3,036,700
  Total Capital Expense for Tax Revenue     3,037,700
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
3201-3 Tax Revenue      
  Land and marine fleet     1,357,000
  Business application software - asset costs     961,800
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     2,318,800
  Total Capital Assets for Tax Revenue     2,318,800

1 Subject to the proposed repeal of section 104.41 of the Taxation Act. If the repeal is not enacted, the Ministry will update the requirements of the program under this transfer payment.