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Tax Laws Amendment (Research and Development) Bill 2013


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the: Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to deny access to the research and development tax incentive for companies with aggregated assessable income of $20 billion or more for an income year; and Industry Research and Development Act 1986 to provide that the conditions for eligibility of research and development activities conducted outside Australia continue to operate as intended.

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 14/11/13  
Second reading moved 14/11/13  
Second reading debate 09/12/13  
Second reading agreed to 09/12/13  
Third reading agreed to 09/12/13  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10/12/13  
Second reading moved 10/12/13  
Second reading debate 17/11/14  
Second reading debate 09/02/15  
Second reading agreed to 09/02/15  
Committee of the Whole debate 09/02/15  
Committee of the Whole debate 10/02/15 Amendment details: 2 Palmer United Party-Independent (Xenophon) agreed to
Third reading agreed to 10/02/15  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 11/02/15  
Consideration of Senate message 12/02/15 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 12/02/15  
Assent 05/03/15 Act no.: 13 - Year: 2015
     

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

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7542]
MILNE, Sen Christine

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  • Opposition [sheet 7650]
CARR, Sen Kim

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  • Palmer United Party [sheet 7618 revised]
WANG, Sen Zhenya

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (05/12/2013): Senate Economics Legislation Committee; Committee report (17/03/2014)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )