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

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    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. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Transport Safety Investigation Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Civil Aviation Amendment Bill 2009, the bill amends the
    Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003
    to: establish the Australian Transport Safety Bureau as a statutory agency from 1 July 2009; and allow for regulations to be made to establish voluntary and confidential reporting schemes. Also makes consequential amendments to four other Acts and provides for transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Bonus for Working Australians (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

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    Date
    04 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlement Act 1986
    to: ensure bonus payments are not treated as income for tax and welfare related purposes; and provide for administrative arrangements applicable to the bonus payments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Bonus for Working Australians Bill 2009

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    Date
    04 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill authorises the Commissioner of Taxation to make payments of up to $950 to eligible taxpayers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Taxation of Financial Arrangements) Bill 2009

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    Date
    04 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends taxation laws to establish a set of principles and rules for the tax-timing and character treatment of gains and losses from financial arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 6) Bill 2009

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    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    in relation to roll-overs for corporate restructures;
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    in relation to the collection or conservation of tax debts owed in foreign countries;
    Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992
    in relation to the late payment offset for superannuation guarantee contributions. Also makes minor amendments to six other Acts and repeals the
    Pay-roll Tax Act 1941

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telecommunications Interception Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to introduce the Queensland Public Interest Monitor (PIM) into the telecommunications interception regime to enable Queensland to legislate for the PIM to be given specific oversight functions for the Queensland Police Service and the Queensland Crime and Misconduct Commission. Also makes minor and technical amendments to the
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    and
    Surveillance Devices Act 2004

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Medical Devices and Other Measures) Bill 2008 [2009]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
    to: exempt medical devices from the operation of the Act to enable goods to be stockpiled for use in a health emergency and remove the requirement that such exemptions are disallowable instruments; adjust the test of whether a person is a ‘fit and proper person’ to hold a manufacturing licence or a medical device conformity assessment certificate; adopt the European Pharmacopoeia and United States Pharmacopoeia as additional default standards; enable public access to information held by the Therapeutic Goods Administration; ensure controls over restricted and prohibited representations apply to advertisements in all media; and align penalties with current policy formulations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Practices Amendment (Cartel Conduct and Other Measures) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Federal Court of Australia Amendment (Criminal Jurisdiction) Bill 2008, the bill amends the
    Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
    ,
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to establish criminal offences and civil sanctions for serious cartel conduct. Also makes minor and technical amendments to the
    Trade Practices Act 1974

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Luxury Car Tax—Minor Amendments) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax) Act 1999
    ,
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    and
    Tax Laws Amendment (Luxury Car Tax) Act 2008
    to clarify that: vehicle financing arrangements and contracts for such arrangements entered into before Budget night do not affect luxury car tax refunds being claimed by eligible businesses; and refunds are to be paid directly to claimants. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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