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  • Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Measures No. 4) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to increase the research and development expenditure cap for eligibility to the tax offset from $1 million to $2 million;
    A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    , and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    in relation to private ancillary funds;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
    to provide capital gains tax relief to certain friendly societies; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    in relation to losses transferred to the head company of a consolidated group by a joining entity. Also amends 15 Acts relating to taxation laws to make various minor amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Agent Services (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

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    Date
    24 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Consequent on the
    Tax Agent Services Act 2009
    , the bill: amends eight Acts; and provides for transitional arrangements for certain entities providing tax agent services before the commencement of the
    Tax Agent Services Act 2009

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2009 Measures No. 2) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
    in relation to: separate scheduling of medicines and poisons; the preclusion of certain kinds of medical devices from being entered in the Register; consultation with the Gene Technology Regulator; advertising therapeutic goods; exercising delegations; and the inclusion of advisory statements on the labels of specified medicines. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill (No. 1) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to implement a national consumer law regime (the Australian Consumer Law) which will: address unfair contract terms; and include penalties, enforcement powers and consumer redress options;
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    to include corresponding provisions applicable to financial services; and
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
    ,
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act
    1979, and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy and Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2009 
    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 age pension age; and increase the phase-in limits as a result of the increased threshold amounts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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

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    Date
    27 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to: exempt from income tax foreign employment income derived by an Australian resident employed as an aid worker, a charitable worker, a defence or police deployment, and activities prescribed by regulation;
    Superannuation (Government Co-Contribution for Low Income Earners) Act 2003
    to temporarily reduce the matching rate and maximum co-contribution payable on individual eligible personal superannuation contributions; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
    to reduce the caps on concessional superannuation contributions and transitional concessional superannuation contributions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Measures No. 3) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to set the gross domestic product adjustment for the 2009-10 income year at two per cent;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to enable certain eligible taxpayers to make annual pay as you go instalments;
    Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Act 1987
    to: introduce a functional currency rule; introduce a modified ‘look-back’ rule for certain exploration expenditure; introduce internal petroleum provisions; and extend the offshore exploration incentive for designated frontier areas; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to update the list of deductible gift recipients. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Measures No. 2) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends taxation laws in relation to: payments made by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, or by a liquidator, under the financial claims scheme; increased access to small business capital gains tax concessions; exemption from capital gains tax for capital gains or losses arising from a right or entitlement to a tax offset, deduction or similar benefit; refundable tax offsets for certain projects under the National Urban Water and Desalination Plan; the list of deductible gift recipients; the Australian Business Register and the register acting as the Multi-agency Registration Authority; removing the Greenhouse Challenge Plus Programme condition for fuel tax credits; and the exemption from tax for the Clean-up and Restoration Grants paid to small businesses and primary producers affected by the Victorian bushfires. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Small Business and General Business Tax Break) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide for a temporary bonus income tax deduction for new investment in tangible depreciating assets undertaken between 13 December 2008 and 31 December 2009. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2009 Measures No. 1) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
    to enable: the suspension of registered or listed goods from the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods; the issue of single site licences and allow for the transfer of licences between owners and variations to licence authorisations; samples of therapeutic and related goods to be taken from manufacturing premises and images and recordings to be made; the regulation of homoeopathic and anthroposophic medicines; standards to be set for the making of lists of permissible and prohibited ingredients in listed medicines; updated references to legislative instruments; and amendments in relation to: conditions imposed on registered and listed goods, the quality of overseas manufactured products, computer programs making certain decisions, the definition of accessory to a medical device, and an advertising code for therapeutic goods. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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