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Superannuation Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2005
Schedule 1 Amendment of the Superannuation Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998

   

1  Section 5 (paragraph (a) of the definition of statutory upper limit )

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  in relation to the financial year commencing on 1 July 2005—$1,500,000; or

2  Subsection 7(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  Subject to subsection (2), the amount of levy payable by a trustee of a superannuation entity for a financial year is the sum of the restricted levy component and the unrestricted levy component for the financial year.

Note:          For restricted levy component , see subsection (1A). For unrestricted levy component , see subsection (1B).

          (1A)  The restricted levy component for the financial year is:

                     (a)  unless paragraph (b) or (c) applies—the amount that, for the financial year, is the restricted levy percentage of:

                              (i)  except where the superannuation entity was an unregulated entity on 30 June of the previous financial year—the superannuation entity’s asset value on that day; or

                             (ii)  if the superannuation entity was an unregulated entity on 30 June of the previous financial year—the unregulated entity’s asset value on that day; or

                     (b)  if the amount worked out under paragraph (a) exceeds the maximum restricted levy amount for the financial year—the maximum restricted levy amount; or

                     (c)  if the amount worked out under paragraph (a) is less than the minimum restricted levy amount for the financial year—the minimum restricted levy amount.

Note:          The restricted levy percentage, maximum restricted levy amount, minimum restricted levy amount and the method of working out the superannuation entity’s asset value are as determined under subsection (3).

          (1B)  The unrestricted levy component for the financial year is the amount that, for the financial year, is the unrestricted levy percentage of the superannuation entity’s asset value.

Note:          The unrestricted levy percentage is as determined under subsection (3).

3  Paragraphs 7(3)(a), (b) and (c)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  the maximum restricted levy amount for each financial year; and

                     (b)  the minimum restricted levy amount for each financial year; and

                     (c)  the restricted levy percentage for each financial year; and

                    (ca)  the unrestricted levy percentage for each financial year; and

4  Subsection 7(4)

Omit “maximum levy amount”, substitute “maximum restricted levy amount”.

5  After subsection 7(4)

Insert:

          (4A)  A determination under subsection (3) may make different provision for different classes of superannuation entity.

6  Subsection 8(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  The indexation factor for a financial year is the number worked out by:

                     (a)  dividing the index number for the March quarter immediately preceding that financial year by the index number for the March quarter immediately preceding that first-mentioned March quarter; and

                     (b)  adding 0.030 to the number worked out under paragraph (a).

7  Subsection 8(3)

Omit “subsection (1)”, substitute “paragraph (1)(a)”.

8  Application and transitional

The amendments made by this Schedule apply in relation to levy payable for:

                     (a)  the financial year commencing on 1 July 2005; and

                     (b)  each succeeding financial year.

 

 

 

[ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 9 December 2004

Senate on 9 February 2005 ]

(240/04)