Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 2) Bill 2008

Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the:
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
  in relation to: amounts misappropriated by an employee or agent; the capital gains tax market value substitution rule for interests in certain companies and trusts; exempting from income tax the Endeavour Executive Award and research fellowships under the Awards program; early completion bonuses for apprentices; the list of deductible gift recipients; deductions for capital expenditure for the establishment of trees in carbon sink forests; tax-free grants under the Tobacco Growers Adjustment Assistance Programme 2006 to certain tobacco growers; and income tax exemptions for rent assistance paid to Austudy recipients and Carer Adjustment Payment recipients;
Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992
  in relation to extending the superannuation guarantee late payment offset;
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
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 1936
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
  in relation to extensions of the beneficiary tax offset to the Equine Workers Hardship Wage Supplement Payment; and
Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
  in relation to the farm management deposit scheme. 

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House of Representatives
20 Mar 2008Introduced and read a first time
20 Mar 2008Second reading moved
13 May 2008Second reading debate
14 May 2008Second reading agreed to
14 May 2008Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 6 government agreed to
14 May 2008Third reading agreed to
16 Jun 2008Introduced and read a first time
16 Jun 2008Second reading moved
17 Jun 2008Second reading debate
17 Jun 2008Second reading agreed to
17 Jun 2008Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
17 Jun 2008Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
23 Jun 2008Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments

24 Jun 2008Assent

Act no.: 38

Year: 2008

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