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  • International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2008

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    Date
    17 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Tax Agreements Act 1953
    to give legislative authority to agreements between Australia and the Republic of South Africa, in relation to the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2008

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    Date
    27 Aug 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Tax Agreements Act 1953
    to give legislative authority to agreements between Australia and Japan, in relation to the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws Bill 2008 [No. 2]

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    Date
    23 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    TROETH, Sen Judith;HUMPHRIES, Sen Gary 
    Summary
    Provides for the appointment of an independent person to review the operation, effectiveness and implications of laws relating to terrorism. 

    Bill

  • Income Tax (Managed Investment Trust Transitional) Bill 2008

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    Date
    04 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills, the bill imposes a transitional tax rate of 22.5 per cent for the first income year of the new withholding tax regime for distributions of managed investment trust income to foreign residents of certain jurisdictions and allows them to claim deductions for associated investment expenses. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Income Tax (Managed Investment Trust Withholding Tax) Bill 2008

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    Date
    04 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills, the bill imposes: a tax rate of 15 per cent for the second income year, and 7.5 per cent for later income years, of the new withholding tax regime for distributions of managed investment trust income to foreign residents of certain jurisdictions; and a 30 per cent withholding tax rate on residents of countries with which Australia does not have effective exchange of information. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2008

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    Date
    02 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BILLSON, Bruce, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Interactive Gambling Act 2001
    to prohibit subscription television based interactive gambling. 

    Bill

  • Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

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    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
    to: allow for township leases to be for a period of between 40 and 99 years and provide for rights of renewal; expand the functions of the Executive Director of Township Leasing; allow for the grant of 13 areas of Aboriginal land which will be operated as national parks; and make minor amendments; and
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    to: provide processes for payments to landholders for the acquisition of five-year leases; and make minor and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment (2008 Budget Measures) Bill 2008

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    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to appropriate additional funding for Indigenous students to: expand intensive literacy and numeracy programs; enable teachers to develop individual learning plans; and establish three new boarding accommodation facilities in the Northern Territory. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Income Tax (First Home Saver Accounts Misuse Tax) Bill 2008

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    Date
    28 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills, the bill imposes the First Home Saver Accounts misuse tax to be payable on any gain made by an account holder from the improper use of a First Home Saver Account. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws Bill 2008

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    Date
    17 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    GEORGIOU, Petro, MP 
    Summary
    Provides for the appointment of an independent person to review the operation, effectiveness and implications of laws relating to terrorism. 

    Bill

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