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Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (Employee Share Schemes) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the: Income Tax Assessment Act 1936, Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997 and Taxation Administration Act 1953 in relation to the taxation of employee share schemes by: amending the taxing point for rights for employees of all corporate tax entities; and providing an additional tax concession for employees of certain small start-up companies; and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to: enable the Commissioner of Taxation to approve a method for determining the market value of an asset or non-cash benefit for income tax purposes; and make technical amendments.

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 25/03/15  
Second reading moved 25/03/15  
Second reading debate 27/05/15  
Second reading agreed to 27/05/15  
Third reading agreed to 27/05/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/15  
Second reading moved 15/06/15  
Second reading debate 25/06/15  
Second reading agreed to 25/06/15  
Third reading agreed to 25/06/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 25/06/15  
Assent 30/06/15 Act no: 105 - 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

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (14/05/2015): Senate Economics Legislation Committee; Committee report (16/06/2015)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )