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Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (Norfolk Island Reforms) Bill 2015

Originating house
House of Representatives
Before Reps


Part of a package of eight bills to reform the legal and governance framework for Norfolk Island, the bill amends the: Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to: remove an income tax exemption available to Norfolk Island residents, companies and trustees on income sourced from Norfolk Island and outside Australia; and to remove the full exemption from the Medicare levy for residents; Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997 to apply transitional arrangements to the capital gains tax liabilities of resident entities; and Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992 to: remove superannuation guarantee exemptions that apply to employers and employees in relation to work performed on Norfolk Island; and establish transitional arrangements which will phase in the superannuation guarantee over the next 12 years.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26/03/15  
Second reading moved 26/03/15  

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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