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Act No. 44 of 2011 as made
An Act to amend the law relating to taxation, and for related purposes
Administered by: Treasury
Originating Bill: Tax Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy and Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2011
Registered 29 Jun 2011
Date of Assent 27 Jun 2011
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Tax Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy and Medicare Levy Surcharge) Act 2011

 

No. 44, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to taxation, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Medicare levy and Medicare levy surcharge income thresholds      3

A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Act 1999    3

Medicare Levy Act 1986                                                                                             3

 


 

 

Tax Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy and Medicare Levy Surcharge) Act 2011

No. 44, 2011

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to taxation, and for related purposes

[Assented to 27 June 2011]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Tax Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy and Medicare Levy Surcharge) Act 2011.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3  Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.


 

Schedule 1Medicare levy and Medicare levy surcharge income thresholds

  

A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Act 1999

1  Paragraphs 15(1)(c) and 16(2)(c)

Omit “$18,488”, substitute “$18,839”.

Medicare Levy Act 1986

2  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of phase‑in limit)

Omit “$32,584”, substitute “$35,810”.

3  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (c) of the definition of phase‑in limit)

Omit “$21,750”, substitute “$22,163”.

4  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of threshold amount)

Omit “$27,697”, substitute “$30,439”.

5  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (c) of the definition of threshold amount)

Omit “$18,488”, substitute “$18,839”.

6  Subsection 8(5) (definition of family income threshold)

Omit “$31,196”, substitute “$31,789”.

7  Subsection 8(5) (definition of family income threshold)

Omit “$2,865”, substitute “$2,919”.

8  Subsections 8(6) and (7)

Omit “$31,196”, substitute “$31,789”.

9  Paragraph 8D(3)(c)

Omit “$18,488”, substitute “$18,839”.

10  Subparagraph 8D(4)(a)(ii)

Omit “$18,488”, substitute “$18,839”.

11  Paragraph 8G(2)(c)

Omit “$18,488”, substitute “$18,839”.

12  Subparagraph 8G(3)(a)(ii)

Omit “$18,488”, substitute “$18,839”.

13  Application of amendments

The amendments made by this Schedule apply to assessments for the 2010‑11 year of income and later years of income.

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 12 May 2011

Senate on 14 June 2011]

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