Tax Laws Amendment (2005 Measures No. 4) Bill 2005

Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the:
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
  to: introduce a 30 per cent tax offset for out-of-pocket child care expenses, to be known as the child care tax rebate, to a maximum of $4000; and update the list of deductible gift recipients;
Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
  to expand the purposes for which business tax income information may be disclosed to the Australian Statistician; and
A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax) Act 1999
  to extend the wine equalisation tax rebate to New Zealand wine producers that export wine to Australia. Also makes consequential amendments to the
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
Taxation Administration Act 1953

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House of Representatives
23 Jun 2005Introduced and read a first time
23 Jun 2005Second reading moved
10 Aug 2005Second reading agreed to
10 Aug 2005Third reading agreed to
11 Aug 2005Introduced and read a first time
11 Aug 2005Second reading moved
08 Dec 2005Second reading agreed to
08 Dec 2005Committee of the Whole debate
08 Dec 2005Third reading agreed to

19 Dec 2005Assent

Act no.: 160

Year: 2005

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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Schedules of amendments

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