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  • Surveillance Devices Bill (No. 2) 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    The bill: establishes procedures for federal, State and Territory law enforcement agencies to obtain warrants, emergency authorisations and authorisations for the installation and use of surveillance devices in Australia and overseas in relation to criminal investigations and child recovery orders; and regulates the use, communication, publication, storage, destruction and making of records in connection with surveillance device operations. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    ,
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    ,
    Customs Act 1901
    and
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
    ; and contains transitional and savings provisions and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Surveillance Devices Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    The bill: establishes procedures for obtaining warrants, emergency authorisations and authorisations for the installation and use of surveillance devices in Australia and overseas in relation to criminal investigations and child recovery orders; and regulates the use, communication, publication, storage, destruction and making of records in connection with surveillance device operations. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    ,
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    ,
    Customs Act 1901
    and
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
    ; and contains transitional and savings provisions and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sydney Airports Bill 1998

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Apr 1998 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     

    Bill

  • Tax Bonus for Working Australians (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlement Act 1986
    to: ensure bonus payments are not treated as income for tax and welfare related purposes; and provide for administrative arrangements applicable to the bonus payments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Bonus for Working Australians Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Government’s Nation Building and Jobs Plan, the bill authorises the Commissioner of Taxation to make payments of up to $950 to eligible taxpayers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2004 Measures No. 4) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
    to clarify the operation of the consolidation regime and the interaction of the regime with other areas of the tax law;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to ensure that: copyright collecting societies are not taxed on copyright income they collect on behalf of members; and non-copyright income under prescribed limits is tax exempt;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    and
    Taxation Laws Amendment Act (No. 8) 2003
    to: further implement the simplified imputation system, including anti-avoidance rules in relation to exempt entities that are eligible for a refund of imputation credits; and to replace and update certain references and terminology; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: certain fire and emergency service bodies and other entities as specifically-listed deductible gift recipients; and extend an existing transitional rule in the debt/equity rules for at-call loans to 30 June 2005. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2004 Measures No. 5) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: add certain organisations and include special schools as specifically-listed deductible gift recipients; give irrigation water providers and rural land irrigation water providers access to the water facilities and landcare tax concessions; enable an administrator (in addition to a liquidator) to declare worthless shares and other equity interests for capital gains tax purposes; and amend application of the first child tax offset provisions in relation to adoptive parents;
    Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986
    to extend the fringe benefits tax exemption to costs associated with purchase of a dwelling as a result of relocation;
    Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992
    to remove the superannuation guarantee (SG) reporting requirement, for employers to report employer superannuation contributions to employees, from the SG arrangements;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to clarify operation of the consolidation regime; and
    Taxation Laws Amendment Act (No. 8) 2003
    to correct a commencement provision. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2007 Measures No. 6) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the taxation laws in relation to: tax-exempt asset financing; thin capitalisation; capital gains tax marriage breakdown roll-over; income tax exemptions for the Prime Minister’s Prize for Australian History and Prize for Science; same business test cap removal; partial capital gains tax roll-over for statutory licenses; Australian property trusts and stapled securities; deductible gift recipients; film production offsets; tax deductibility for certain Australian research and development activities; and establishes Innovation Australia to administer innovation and venture capital programs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 1) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    in relation to: removing tax deductibility for contributions and gifts to political parties, members and candidates; and extensions of the beneficiary tax offset to the Equine Workers Hardship Wage Supplement Payment;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
    in relation to tax-free superannuation lump sums paid to persons with a terminal medical condition;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    in relation to: deductions for capital expenditure for the establishment of trees in carbon sink forests; and tax-free grants under the Tobacco Growers Adjustment Assistance Programme 2006 to certain tobacco growers; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    in relation to the farm management deposit scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 4) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    in relation to certain third party payment adjustments;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    in relation to: the capital gains tax (CGT) treatment of water entitlements and termination fees; foreign currency gains and losses; certain takeovers and mergers qualifying for CGT scrip for scrip rollover; and the list of deductible gift recipients;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 1) Act 2010
    and
    Tax Laws Amendment (Taxation of Financial Arrangements) Act 2009
    in relation to: taxation of financial arrangements; and debt/equity rules;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to: increase the threshold above which a taxpayer may claim the net medical expenses tax offset; and commence annually indexing the threshold to the Consumer Price Index; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
    to extend access to tax deductible donations to all volunteer based emergency services, including volunteer fire brigades. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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