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Revenue NSW is an administrative division of the Government of New South Wales that has responsibility for collecting New South Wales taxes. Revenue NSW is an administrative division of the New South Wales Department of Customer Service. It was rebranded from the Office of State Revenue (OSR) and its fines division the State Debt Recovery Office (SDRO) on 31 July 2017.Revenue NSW administers state taxation and revenue programs for and on behalf of the people of NSW. The agency manages fines and administers grants and subsidies to the community and businesses across NSW. They also recover debt to provide an equitable outcome for the community. The agency helps to develop policy, implement legislation, collect revenue, process and enforce outstanding fines and penalties. It administers state taxation laws, including the Land Tax Act 1956, Payroll Tax Act 2007 and the Stamp Duties Act 1920.
In 2016-2017, Revenue NSW collected more than A$29.4 billion in revenue.The chief executive officer of the administrative division, called the Deputy Secretary of Revenue NSW, Chief Commissioner of State Revenue and Commissioner of Fines Administration, is Scott Johnston. The agency reports to the Minister for Customer Service, presently the Honourable Victor Dominello MP. Ultimately the minister is responsible to the Parliament of New South Wales.

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