Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Measures No. 1) Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends: the
Taxation Administration Act 1953
  to: provide for a 20 per cent reduction of the pay as you go (PAYG) instalment for the quarter that includes 31 December 2008 for certain small business taxpayers; and include a regulation making power to allow the amount of the PAYG instalment to be reduced in the future in circumstances specified by regulations; the
Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999
  to make technical amendments and in relation to: dates for statements and payments of unclaimed money; unclaimed and lost member registers; and information, access and records; and six Acts to make consequential amendments. Also amends 13 Acts to expand income tests used to determine eligibility for a range of government financial assistance programs, including particular offsets and obligations to pay the Medicare levy surcharge. 

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House of Representatives
12 Feb 2009Introduced and read a first time
12 Feb 2009Second reading moved
18 Mar 2009Second reading debate
18 Mar 2009Second reading agreed to
18 Mar 2009Third reading agreed to
Senate
19 Mar 2009Introduced and read a first time
19 Mar 2009Second reading moved
20 Mar 2009Second reading debate
20 Mar 2009Second reading agreed to
20 Mar 2009Third reading agreed to


20 Mar 2009Text of bill as passed both Houses
26 Mar 2009Assent

Act no.: 27

Year: 2009

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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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