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A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge-Fringe Benefits) Bill 1998

1998

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Bill 1998

 

No.      , 1998

 

(Treasury)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to implement A New Tax System by imposing Medicare levy surcharge on reportable fringe benefits totals of some employees without private hospital insurance

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                                1

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 2

3............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

4............ When does an insurance policy provide private patient hospital cover?                3

5............ Who is a dependant of a person?........................................................ 3

6............ What is the family surcharge threshold ?............................................ 3

7............ When are people married ?................................................................. 4

8............ Who is a prescribed person ?.............................................................. 4

9............ What is a person’s taxable income for a year of income?................... 5

Part 2—Imposition of surcharge                                                                                      6

10.......... Imposition of Medicare levy surcharge.............................................. 6

Part 3—Amount of surcharge payable                                                                         7

Division 1—General rule                                                                                             7

11.......... Amount of surcharge payable............................................................. 7

Division 2—Amount of surcharge for single person without dependants             8

12.......... Amount of surcharge for single person without dependants.............. 8

Division 3—Amount of surcharge for single person with dependants 9

13.......... Amount of surcharge for single person with dependants................... 9

Division 4—Amount of surcharge for married person                               11

14.......... Who does this Division apply to?.................................................... 11

15.......... Amount of surcharge if this Division applies for whole year.......... 12

16.......... Amount of surcharge if this Division applies for part of the year... 12

 



A Bill for an Act to implement A New Tax System by imposing Medicare levy surcharge on reportable fringe benefits totals of some employees without private hospital insurance

The Parliament of Australia enacts: