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Second Reading Speeches

Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009 [No. 2]

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Part of a package of three bills to effect three private health insurance tiers, the bill amends the

Medicare Levy Act 1986
to increase the rate of Medicare levy surcharge for certain taxpayers who do not have complying health insurance and whose income for surcharge purposes is above the relevant Medicare levy surcharge threshold.