Tax Laws Amendment (2006 Measures No. 3) Bill 2006

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Introduced with the New Business Tax System (Untainting Tax) Bill 2006, the bill amends the:
Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
  and
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
  to extend eligibility for the beneficiary tax offset to farmers and small business owners in receipt of Cyclone Larry and Cyclone Monica income support payments, and to drought affected taxpayers in receipt of interim income support payments;
Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
,
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
,
Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
  and
Taxation Administration Act 1953
  to ensure that a company’s share capital account will become tainted if it transfers certain amounts to that account;
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
  to: disregard for capital gains tax purposes any capital gain or capital loss resulting from government expense-reimbursing financial assistance; and establish five new deductible gift recipient categories; 6 Acts to provide an offset in respect of Medicare levy surcharge liability for taxpayers receiving an eligible lump sum payment in arrears;
Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992
  and
Taxation Administration Act 1953
  to require superannuation providers to report details of superannuation contributions to the Australian Taxation Office;
Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986
  to exclude from reporting, fringe benefits provided to address certain employee personal security concerns;
Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
  to prevent inappropriate use of pre-1 July 1988 superannuation funding credits;
A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999
  and
A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
  to allow certain funds that raise money for other deductible gift recipients to obtain an Australian Business Number;
A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
  to clarify goods and services tax charity and charitable retirement village concessions; and ensure that supplies of certain types of real property remain input taxed;
Tax Laws Amendment (Improvements to Self Assessment) Act (No. 2) 2005
  to clarify that the reduced 4 year amendment period for income tax assessments involving tax avoidance applies from the 2004-05 financial year; and
A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax) Act 1999
  to increase the maximum amount of wine equalisation tax producer rebate claimable by a wine producer each financial year. Also provides tax-free status for certain payments to businesses adversely affected by Cyclone Larry and Cyclone Monica. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
25 May 2006Introduced and read a first time
25 May 2006Second reading moved
14 Jun 2006Second reading agreed to
14 Jun 2006Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 8 Government agreed to
14 Jun 2006Third reading agreed to
Senate
15 Jun 2006Introduced and read a first time
15 Jun 2006Second reading moved
22 Jun 2006Second reading agreed to
22 Jun 2006Third reading agreed to


30 Jun 2006Assent

Act no.: 80

Year: 2006

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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