Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 5) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
  in relation to the margin scheme and the sale of real property;
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
  to modify the thin capitalisation regime in relation to the use of accounting standards for identifying and valuing an entity’s assets, liabilities and equity capital;
Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
  to extend eligibility for exemption from interest withholding tax to certain bonds;
Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986
  in relation to income earning assets held jointly with a third party; and
Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
  in relation to the eligible investment business rules for managed funds. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
25 Sep 2008Introduced and read a first time
25 Sep 2008Second reading moved
13 Nov 2008Second reading debate
24 Nov 2008Second reading debate
24 Nov 2008Second reading agreed to
24 Nov 2008Third reading agreed to
Senate
25 Nov 2008Introduced and read a first time
25 Nov 2008Second reading moved
27 Nov 2008Second reading debate
27 Nov 2008Second reading agreed to
01 Dec 2008Committee of the Whole debate
01 Dec 2008Third reading agreed to


01 Dec 2008Text of bill as passed both Houses
09 Dec 2008Assent

Act no.: 145

Year: 2008

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Committee Information

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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.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

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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