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Treasury Laws Amendment (2019-20 Bushfire Tax Assistance) Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 in relation to the 2019-20 bushfires to: make government support payments to volunteer firefighters and relief and recovery payments and non-cash benefits provided by Australian governments non-assessable non-exempt income; and update the list of deductible gift recipients to include the Australian Volunteers Support Trust and the Community Rebuilding Trust.

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 05/02/20  
Second reading moved 05/02/20  
Second reading debate 05/02/20  
Second reading agreed to 05/02/20  
Third reading agreed to 05/02/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 05/02/20  
Second reading moved 05/02/20  
Second reading debate 06/02/20  
Second reading agreed to 06/02/20  
Third reading agreed to 06/02/20  
     
Finally passed both Houses 06/02/20  
Assent 13/02/20 Act no: 1 - Year: 2020
     

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
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)