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Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy and Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Act 1999 and Medicare Levy Act 1986 to: increase the Medicare levy and Medicare levy surcharge low-income threshold amounts for individuals, families and single taxpayers eligible for the seniors and pensioners tax offset; and increase the phase-in limits as a result of the increased threshold amounts.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/05/15  
Second reading moved 27/05/15  
Second reading debate 04/06/15  
Second reading agreed to 04/06/15  
Third reading agreed to 04/06/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/15  
Second reading moved 15/06/15  
Second reading debate 18/06/15  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/15  
Committee of the Whole debate 18/06/15  
Third reading agreed to 18/06/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 18/06/15  
Assent 25/06/15 Act no.: 69 - 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
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)