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  • Tradex Scheme Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Tradex Scheme Act 1999
    to: provide that partnerships are eligible to apply for a tradex order; and remove transitional arrangements relating to the Texco Scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2010 GST Administration Measures No. 3) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    in relation to: GST and cross-border transport supplies; GST relief for telecommunications supplies for global roaming in Australia; and adjustments for third party payments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 3) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Act 2003
    to: freeze indexation of the co-contribution income threshold for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 financial years; and maintain the current matching rate and maximum co-contribution payable on an individual’s eligible superannuation contributions;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to modify the thin capitalisation rules in relation to the application of accounting standards for authorised deposit-taking institutions;
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to enable certain officers to declare that a specified entity is not subject to Commonwealth tax law in relation to a specified transaction;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide that unexpended income of a special disability trust is taxed at a certain rate; and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    in relation to managed investment trusts and withholding tax. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Foreign Source Income Deferral) Bill (No. 1) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to repeal the foreign investment fund and the deemed present entitlement rules; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy and Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge--Fringe Benefits) Act 1999
    and
    Medicare Levy Act 1986
    to: increase the Medicare levy and Medicare levy surcharge low-income threshold amounts for individuals, families and pensioners below pension age; and increase the phase-in limits as a result of the increased threshold amounts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Public Benefit Test) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 May 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to require that, in order to receive exemption from income tax, the aims and activities of religious and charitable institutions must be assessed against a public benefit test. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Research and Development) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Income Tax Rates Amendment (Research and Development) Bill 2010, the bill amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to replace the existing research and development (R&D) tax concession with a 45 per cent refundable R&D tax offset for eligible entities with a turnover of less than $20 million, and a non-refundable 40 per cent R&D tax offset for all other eligible entities;
    Industry Research and Development Act 1986
    to set out the role of Innovation Australia in relation to the administration of the R&D tax offset; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to make consequential amendments. Also contains application, savings and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2010 GST Administration Measures No. 2) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    in relation to: the formation and subsequent changes of GST groups and joint ventures; and indirect tax sharing agreements for GST groups and joint ventures;
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    ,
    Excise Act 1901
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to include indirect tax rulings and excise advice in the general rulings regime; and
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    in relation to the requirements for tax invoices. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Fibre Deployment) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to provide that optical fibre and fibre-ready fixed line facilities are installed in development projects approved from 1 July 2010; and
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    to make a consequential amendment in relation to civil penalties for third party access regimes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 2) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: prevent shareholders of private companies accessing tax-free dividends from the provision of company assets for less than market value; and make consequential amendments; the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to extend existing arrangements for tax file number withholding to cover closely held trusts; the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: provide that the HECS-HELP benefit is exempt from income tax; update the list of deductible gift recipients; and provide that the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute Limited is exempt from income tax for a four-year period; and 108 Acts to repeal certain unlimited periods for amending taxpayers’ assessments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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