Treasury Laws Amendment (GST Low Value Goods) Bill 2017

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the: A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 to ensure that goods and services tax is payable on certain supplies of low value goods that are purchased by consumers and are imported into Australia; and Taxation Administration Act 1953 to broaden administrative penalties for making false or misleading statements.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16 Feb 2017
Second reading moved 16 Feb 2017
Second reading debate 13 Jun 2017
Second reading debate 14 Jun 2017
Second reading agreed to 14 Jun 2017
Third reading agreed to 14 Jun 2017
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14 Jun 2017
Second reading moved 14 Jun 2017
Second reading debate 15 Jun 2017
Second reading debate 19 Jun 2017
Second reading agreed to 19 Jun 2017
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 4 Opposition agreed to
19 Jun 2017
Third reading agreed to 19 Jun 2017
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 20 Jun 2017
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
21 Jun 2017
Finally passed both Houses 21 Jun 2017
Assent
  • Act no: 77
  • Year: 2017
26 Jun 2017

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

Senate

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Schedules of amendments

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Bills digest

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changes to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either the Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.