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Tax Laws Amendment (Political Contributions and Gifts) Bill 2010


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Tax Laws Amendment (Political Contributions and Gifts) Bill 2008



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the: Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to remove tax deductibility for contributions and gifts to political parties, independent members and independent candidates; and A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 to make consequential amendments to ensure political parties, independent members and independent candidates continue to access goods and services tax concessions.

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 27/08/08  
Second reading moved 27/08/08  
Second reading debate 25/09/08  
Second reading agreed to 13/10/08  
Third reading agreed to 13/10/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/10/08  
Second reading moved 14/10/08  
Second reading debate 03/02/09  
Second reading agreed to 03/02/09  
Committee of the Whole debate 03/02/09 Amendment details: 22 Australian Greens agreed to
Third reading agreed to 03/02/09  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 04/02/09  
Consideration of Senate message 18/06/09 Details: House disagreed to Senate amendments 1 to 22 and made amendments in place thereof
     
Senate
Message from House of Reps reported 22/06/09  
Consideration of House of Reps message 25/02/10 Details: Senate did not insist on its amendments and agreed to House amendments made in their place
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 25/02/10  
Assent 15/03/10 Act no.: 16 - Year: 2010
     

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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet QV417]

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 5633 revised]
BROWN, Sen Bob

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  • Family First Party [sheet 5708]
FIELDING, Sen Steve

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate to which the House of Representatives has disagreed

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (03/09/2008): Senate Economics Committee
  • Committee report (20/10/2008)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )