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Tax Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy Surcharge Thresholds) Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
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 surcharge threshold to $100,000 for individuals and to $150,000 for families.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/05/08  
Second reading moved 27/05/08  
Second reading debate 28/05/08  
Third reading agreed to 29/05/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/06/08  
Second reading moved 16/06/08  
Second reading debate 04/09/08  
Second reading debate 15/09/08  
Second reading debate 24/09/08  
Second reading negatived 24/09/08  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 5535]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Government [sheet PM299]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (18/06/2008): Senate Economics Committee
  • Committee report (27/08/2008)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees