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Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Measures No. 2) Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends taxation laws in relation to: payments made by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, or by a liquidator, under the financial claims scheme; increased access to small business capital gains tax concessions; exemption from capital gains tax for capital gains or losses arising from a right or entitlement to a tax offset, deduction or similar benefit; refundable tax offsets for certain projects under the National Urban Water and Desalination Plan; the list of deductible gift recipients; the Australian Business Register and the register acting as the Multi-agency Registration Authority; removing the Greenhouse Challenge Plus Programme condition for fuel tax credits; and the exemption from tax for the Clean-up and Restoration Grants paid to small businesses and primary producers affected by the Victorian bushfires.

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 19/03/09  
Second reading moved 19/03/09  
Second reading debate 27/05/09  
Second reading agreed to 27/05/09  
Third reading agreed to 27/05/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/09  
Second reading moved 15/06/09  
Second reading debate 17/06/09  
Second reading agreed to 17/06/09  
Third reading agreed to 17/06/09  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 17/06/09  
Assent 23/06/09 Act no.: 42 of 2009
     

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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (19/03/2009): Senate Economics Committee
  • Committee report (07/05/2009)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )