Tax Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy Surcharge Thresholds) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Act 1999
  and
Medicare Levy Act 1986
  to increase the Medicare levy surcharge threshold to $100,000 for individuals and to $150,000 for families. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
27 May 2008Introduced and read a first time
27 May 2008Second reading moved
28 May 2008Second reading debate
29 May 2008Third reading agreed to
Senate
16 Jun 2008Introduced and read a first time
16 Jun 2008Second reading moved
04 Sep 2008Second reading debate
15 Sep 2008Second reading debate
24 Sep 2008Second reading debate
24 Sep 2008Second reading negatived

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Explanatory memoranda

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Text of bill

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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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