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Tax Laws Amendment (2007 Budget Measures) Bill 2007


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the taxation laws to: increase the dependent spouse tax offset to $2,100 from 1 July 2007; increase the Medicare levy low-income and the Medicare levy surcharge low-income thresholds in line with movements in the consumer price index; and increase the Medicare levy low-income thresholds for pensioners below pension age so that there is no Medicare levy liability if there is no income tax liability.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 10/05/07  
Second reading moved 10/05/07  
Second reading agreed to 23/05/07  
Third reading agreed to 23/05/07  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/06/07  
Second reading moved 12/06/07  
Second reading agreed to 12/06/07  
Third reading agreed to 12/06/07  
     
Assent 21/06/07 Act no.: 75 - Year: 2007
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes