Tax Laws Amendment (Income Tax Rates) Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Part of a package of three bills in relation to the Seasonal Labour Mobility Program and other taxation matters, the bill amends the
Income Tax Rates Act 1986
to merge the first two personal marginal tax rate thresholds for non-resident workers into a single threshold and align the rate for this new threshold with the second marginal tax rate for resident workers.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24 May 2012
Second reading moved 24 May 2012
Referred to Federation Chamber 30 May 2012
Second reading debate 30 May 2012
Second reading agreed to 30 May 2012
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 7 Government agreed to
30 May 2012
Reported from Federation Chamber 31 May 2012
Third reading agreed to 31 May 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18 Jun 2012
Second reading moved 18 Jun 2012
Second reading debate 18 Jun 2012
Second reading agreed to 18 Jun 2012
Third reading agreed to 18 Jun 2012
Text of bill as passed both Houses 18 Jun 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 60
  • Year: 2012
21 Jun 2012

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

House of representatives

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Schedules of amendments

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Bills digest

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Notes

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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