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Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Multinationals Pay Their Fair Share of Tax in Australia and Other Measures) Bill 2019

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House of Representatives
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Amends the: Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to: require an entity to use the value of the assets, liabilities and equity capital that are used in its financial statements; remove the ability for an entity to revalue its assets specifically for thin capitalisation purposes; and ensure that non-ADI foreign controlled Australian tax consolidated groups and multiple entry consolidated groups that have foreign investments or operations are treated as both outward investing and inward investing entities; A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 to require offshore suppliers of rights or options to use commercial accommodation in Australia to include these supplies in working out their GST turnover; and A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax) Act 1999 to remove liability for luxury car tax from cars that are re-imported following service, repair or refurbishment overseas.


House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04 Jul 2019
Second reading moved 04 Jul 2019
Second reading debate 31 Jul 2019
Second reading agreed to 31 Jul 2019
Third reading agreed to 31 Jul 2019
Introduced and read a first time 01 Aug 2019
Second reading moved 01 Aug 2019
Second reading debate 09 Sep 2019
Second reading agreed to 09 Sep 2019
Third reading agreed to 09 Sep 2019
Finally passed both Houses 09 Sep 2019
  • Act no: 65
  • Year: 2019
13 Sep 2019

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Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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