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Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No. 1) Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the: Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 in relation to: removing tax deductibility for contributions and gifts to political parties, members and candidates; and extensions of the beneficiary tax offset to the Equine Workers Hardship Wage Supplement Payment; Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997 in relation to tax-free superannuation lump sums paid to persons with a terminal medical condition; Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 in relation to: deductions for capital expenditure for the establishment of trees in carbon sink forests; and tax-free grants under the Tobacco Growers Adjustment Assistance Programme 2006 to certain tobacco growers; and Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 in relation to the farm management deposit scheme.

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 13/02/08  
Second reading moved 13/02/08  
Second reading debate 20/02/08  
Second reading debate 21/02/08  
Third reading agreed to 21/02/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/03/08  
Second reading moved 11/03/08  
Second reading debate 24/06/08  
Second reading agreed to 24/06/08  
Committee of the Whole debate 24/06/08 Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 25/06/08  
Committee of the Whole debate 26/06/08  
Third reading negatived 26/06/08  
     

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 5518]
BROWN, Sen Bob

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 5513]
MILNE, Sen Christine

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 5511]
BROWN, Sen Bob

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 5489]
MILNE, Sen Christine

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  • Family First Party [sheet 5514]
FIELDING, Sen Steve

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  • Government [sheet QG466]

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  • Opposition [sheet 5517]
RONALDSON, Sen Michael

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  • Opposition [sheet 5515]
RONALDSON, Sen Michael

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (19/03/2008): Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters; Provisions of Schedule 1 of bill referred
  • Committee report (17/06/2008)
  • Referred to Committee (26/06/2008): Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee; Matters relating to carbon sink forests referred
  • Committee report (23/09/2008)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees