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A New Tax System (Family Assistance and Related Measures) Bill 2000

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1998-1999-2000

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

THE SENATE

 

A New Tax System (Family Assistance and Related

Measures) Bill 2000

 

 

SCHEDULE A

 

 

Schedule of the requests by the Senate for amendments

 

 

 

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, page 66 (before line 10), before item 57, insert:

56A  At the end of subparagraph 7(a)(ii) of Schedule 2

Add “or is receiving income support supplement under Part IIIA of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 ”.

(2)     Schedule 3, page 251 (before line 6), before item 1, insert:

1A  Subsection 17(1) (definition of income cut-out amount )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

income cut-out amount is the amount worked out using the formula in subsection (8).

1B  At the end of section 17

Add:

             (8)  For the purposes of the definition of income cut-out amount in subsection (1), the formula is as follows:

where:

maximum basic rate means the sum of the amount specified in column 3 of item 1 in Table B in point 1064-B1 and the amount of pension supplement worked out under point 1064-BA2 for a person who is not a member of a couple.

Note:              Point 1064-BA2 refers to maximum basic rate . Maximum basic rate depends on a person’s family situation. The rate used here is the rate for a person who is not a member of a couple.



ordinary free area limit means the amount specified in column 3 of item 1 in Table E-1 in point 1064-E4.

pharmaceutical amount for a single person means the amount specified in column 3 of item 1 in the Pharmaceutical Allowance Amount Table in point 1064-C8.

 

 

 

 

 

 

HARRY EVANS

Clerk of the Senate

The Senate

11 April 2000



SCHEDULE B

 

 

Amendments made by the Senate

 

 

 

 

 

(1)     Clause 2, page 2, line 12, omit “Item 5”, substitute “Items 1A, 1B and 5”.

(2)     Schedule 1, item 8, heading to section 25, page 6 (line 16), omit “ 10% ”, substitute “ 30% ”.

(3)     Schedule 1, item 8, page 6 (line 31), omit “10%”, substitute “30%—or, if another percentage between 10% and 30% is determined under subsection (1A), that percentage—”.

(4)     Schedule 1, item 8, page 7 (after line 2), after subsection (1), insert:

          (1A)  If:

                     (a)  the Secretary is satisfied there has been, or will be, a pattern of care for an individual (the child ) over a period such that, for the whole, or for parts (including different parts), of the period, the child was, or will be, an FTB child of more than one other individual in accordance with subsection 22(2), (3), (4), (5) or (6); and

                     (b)  one of those other individuals makes, or has made, a claim under Part 3 of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 for payment of family tax benefit in respect of the child for some or all of the days in that period; and

                     (c)  the Secretary is satisfied that the child was, or will be, in the care of that last-mentioned individual for at least 10% of that period;

then, on the application of and with the agreement of the individuals who care for the child, the Secretary may determine a percentage between 10% and 30% as the percentage to apply for the purposes of paragraph (1)(c).

(5)     Schedule 2, page 243 (after line 12), after item 117, insert:

117A  Section 132

Repeal the section.

 

 

 

 

 

 

HARRY EVANS

Clerk of the Senate

 

 

The Senate

11 April 2000