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Tax Laws Amendment (Income Tax Rates) Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Part of a package of three bills in relation to the Seasonal Labour Mobility Program and other taxation matters, the bill amends the Income Tax Rates Act 1986 to merge the first two personal marginal tax rate thresholds for non-resident workers into a single threshold and align the rate for this new threshold with the second marginal tax rate for resident workers.

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 24/05/12  
Second reading moved 24/05/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 30/05/12  
Second reading debate 30/05/12  
Second reading agreed to 30/05/12  
Consideration in detail debate 30/05/12 Amendment details: 7 Government agreed to
Reported from Federation Chamber 31/05/12  
Third reading agreed to 31/05/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/06/12  
Second reading moved 18/06/12  
Second reading debate 18/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 18/06/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 18/06/12  
Assent 21/06/12 Act no.: 60 of 2012
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third 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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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet CC237]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Federation Chamber Schedule

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Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (24/05/2012): Senate Economics Legislation Committee; Committee report (18/06/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )