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Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

The bill: repeals the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Act 2012, Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Customs) Act 2012, Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Excise) Act 2012 and Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—General) Act 2012; amends the: Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997 to provide that companies can carry tax losses forward to use as a deduction for a future year; Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to: amend the instant asset write-off threshold provisions for small business entities; provide that motor vehicle purchases made by small business entities will be treated as normal business assets for depreciation purposes; and provide that geothermal energy exploration and prospecting expenditure are no longer immediately deductible; Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992 to enable the Treasurer by non-disallowable legislative instrument to vary the superannuation guarantee charge percentage for a particular year commencing on 1 July; Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Act 2003 to abolish the low income superannuation contribution; Social Security Act 1991 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to abolish the income support bonus payment; and A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999, A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999, Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to abolish the schoolkids bonus payment; and makes consequential amendments to 13 Acts.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 01/09/14  
Second reading moved 01/09/14  
Second reading debate 01/09/14  
Second reading agreed to 01/09/14  
Consideration in detail debate 01/09/14  
Third reading agreed to 01/09/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 01/09/14  
Second reading moved 01/09/14  
Second reading agreed to 02/09/14  
Third reading agreed to 02/09/14 Amendment details: 13 Government agreed to
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 02/09/14 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 02/09/14  
Assent 05/09/14 Act no.: 96 - Year: 2014
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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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 7556]
MILNE, Sen Christine

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  • Government [sheet GT108]

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  • Opposition [sheet 7550]
MOORE, Sen Claire

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes