Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 1) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
  and
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
  in relation to: removing tax deductibility for contributions and gifts to political parties, members and candidates; and extensions of the beneficiary tax offset to the Equine Workers Hardship Wage Supplement Payment;
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
  and
Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
  in relation to tax-free superannuation lump sums paid to persons with a terminal medical condition;
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
  in relation to: deductions for capital expenditure for the establishment of trees in carbon sink forests; and tax-free grants under the Tobacco Growers Adjustment Assistance Programme 2006 to certain tobacco growers; and
Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
  in relation to the farm management deposit scheme. 

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House of Representatives
13 Feb 2008Introduced and read a first time
13 Feb 2008Second reading moved
20 Feb 2008Second reading debate
21 Feb 2008Second reading debate
21 Feb 2008Third reading agreed to
Senate
11 Mar 2008Introduced and read a first time
11 Mar 2008Second reading moved
24 Jun 2008Second reading debate
24 Jun 2008Second reading agreed to
24 Jun 2008Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
25 Jun 2008Committee of the Whole debate
26 Jun 2008Committee of the Whole debate
26 Jun 2008Third reading negatived

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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

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  • 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.

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