Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2015 Measures No. 5) Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44
Summary
Amends the:
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
to: reduce the methods for calculating work-related car expense deductions to include the logbook method and the cents per kilometre method; and provide for a single rate for the calculation of the cents per kilometre method to be determined by the Commissioner of Taxation;
Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
to restrict the application of the Zone Tax Offset to people whose usual place of residence is within a zone or a prescribed area within a zone;
Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1936
to limit the concessional treatment of salary packaged entertainment benefits;
Taxation Administration Act 1953
to create a new reporting regime which requires third parties to report to the commissioner on certain transactions which could reasonably be expected to have tax consequences for other entities; and
Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986
,
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
,
Tax Agent Services Act 2009
and
Taxation Administration Act 1953
to make consequential amendments.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 15 Oct 2015
Second reading moved 15 Oct 2015
Second reading debate 23 Nov 2015
Second reading agreed to 23 Nov 2015
Third reading agreed to 23 Nov 2015
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24 Nov 2015
Second reading moved 24 Nov 2015
Second reading debate 25 Nov 2015
Second reading agreed to 25 Nov 2015
Third reading agreed to 25 Nov 2015
Finally passed both Houses 25 Nov 2015
Assent
  • Act no: 162
  • Year: 2015
30 Nov 2015

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