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  • International Arbitration Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Arbitration Act 1974
    to: apply most of the amendments made by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law in 2006 to the Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration to international commercial arbitration in Australia; confine the circumstances in which courts can set aside an award made under the Model Law or refuse to enforce foreign awards under the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards and the Model Law; include additional optional provisions to be made available to the parties to an arbitration agreement; include a regulation making power; and make general amendments in relation to the operation of the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010

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    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    International Tax Agreements Act 1953
    to give legislative effect to: the 2009
    Convention between Australia and New Zealand for the Avoidance of Double Taxation with Respect to Taxes on Income and Fringe Benefits and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion
    ; the
    Second Protocol amending the Agreement between Australia and the Kingdom of Belgium for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income
    ; and the
    Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of Jersey for the Allocation of Taxing Rights with Respect to Certain Income of Individuals and to Establish a Mutual Agreement Procedure in Respect of Transfer Pricing Adjustments
    ; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to align the definition of dual listed company arrangements with the 2009 Australia-New Zealand Convention. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Income Tax (TFN Withholding Tax (ESS)) Bill 2009

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    Date
    21 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Budget Measures No. 2) Bill 2009, the bill imposes a withholding tax on employees who have not quoted a Tax File Number or Australian Business Number to their employer by the end of the income year in relation to employee share schemes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Monetary Agreements Amendment (Financial Assistance) Bill 2009

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    Date
    28 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Monetary Agreements Act 1947
    to: enable loans or currency swaps to be provided as part of a package prepared by the World Bank or the Asian Development Bank; appropriate funds from the Consolidated Revenue Fund for such loan or currency swaps; and provide that the Treasurer table in each House a national interest statement when an agreement to provide such financial assistance is entered into. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Monetary Agreements Amendment Bill 2009

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    Date
    19 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Monetary Agreements Act 1947
    to enact any amendments to the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Articles of Agreement, including those recently approved by the Boards of Governors, upon their entry into force. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2009

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    Date
    19 Mar 2009 
    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 British Virgin Islands and the Isle of Man, in relation to the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Road Charges Legislation Repeal and Amendment Bill 2008, the bill amends the
    Interstate Road Transport Charge Act 1985
    to enable regulations to be made to implement national heavy vehicle charges set out in the 2007 Heavy Vehicle Charges Determination under the Federal Interstate Registration Scheme for registered vehicles. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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

    Track (What's this?)

    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

    Track (What's this?)

    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

  • Income Tax (Managed Investment Trust Transitional) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    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

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