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  • Tax Laws Amendment (2011 Measures No. 8) Bill 2011

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    Date
    13 Oct 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Pay As You Go Withholding Non-compliance Tax Bill 2011, the bill amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide the Commissioner of Taxation with discretion to disregard certain events that would otherwise trigger the assessment of certain income for a primary production trust in the year of the event;
    Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Act 1987
    to clarify the location of the ‘taxing point’ for the purposes of the petroleum resource rent tax; and
    Excise Act 1901
    and
    Fuel Tax Act 2006
    to clarify taxation arrangements for gaseous fuels. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2012 Measures No. 2) Bill 2012

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    Date
    24 May 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Pay As You Go Withholding Non-compliance Tax Bill 2012, the bill amends the:
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    and four other Acts to: extend the director penalty regime so that directors are personally responsible for their company’s unpaid superannuation guarantee amounts; make directors and their associates liable to pay as you go (PAYG) withholding non-compliance tax in certain circumstances; and ensure that directors cannot discharge their director penalties by placing their company into administration or liquidation when PAYG withholding or superannuation guarantee remains unpaid and unreported three months after the due date;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Tax Laws Amendment (Taxation of Financial Arrangements) Act 2009
    in relation to the taxation of financial arrangements consolidation interaction; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to modify the consolidation tax cost setting rules and rights to future income rules. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Budget Measures) Bill 2008

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    Date
    27 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986
    to remove the fringe benefits tax (FBT) exemption for food and drink provided as part of a salary sacrifice arrangement;
    Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to restrict FBT exemptions for certain work-related items;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    in relation to the tax treatment of employee share scheme arrangements; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to increase to four years the period over which depreciable in-house software can be written off for tax purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Confidentiality of Taxpayer Information) Bill 2009

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    Date
    19 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    The bill: amends the
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to establish a framework to protect the confidentiality of taxpayer information by placing a general prohibition on the disclosure of taxpayer information except in certain specified circumstances; makes consequential amendments to 38 other Acts; contains a regulation making power; and repeals the
    A New Tax System (Bonuses for Older Australians) Act 1999

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Confidentiality of Taxpayer Information) Bill 2010

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    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    The bill: amends the
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to establish a framework to protect the confidentiality of taxpayer information by placing a general prohibition on the disclosure of taxpayer information except in certain specified circumstances; makes consequential amendments to 38 other Acts; contains a regulation making power; and repeals the
    A New Tax System (Bonuses for Older Australians) Act 1999

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Education Refund) Bill 2008

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    Date
    25 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to establish the Education Tax Refund, a 50 per cent refundable tax offset for eligible education expenses (up to $750 for primary school studies and up to $1,500 for secondary studies). Also makes consequential amendments to the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Student Assistance Act 1973
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Election Commitments No. 1) 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 amends the:
    Income Tax Act 1986
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to introduce a new withholding tax regime for distributions of managed investment trust income to residents of countries with which Australia has effective exchange of information for tax matters; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to exempt from income tax the Prime Minister’s Literary Award. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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

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    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 (Improving the Producer Offset) Bill 2009

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    Date
    23 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    CIOBO, Steven, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to specify the criteria the Commissioner of Taxation must consider when making a special assessments decision in relation to the producer offset. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Luxury Car Tax) Bill 2008

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    Date
    26 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills to increase the luxury car tax rate from 1 July 2008, the bill amends the
    A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax) Act 1999
    to increase the tax rate from 25 per cent to 33 per cent. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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