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A Bill for an Act to improve superannuation coverage for employees and change the way of working out employers’ individual superannuation guarantee shortfalls, and for related purposes
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Registered 04 Nov 2011
Introduced HR 02 Nov 2011
Table of contents.

2010‑2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Amendment Bill 2011

 

No.      , 2011

 

(Treasury)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to improve superannuation coverage for employees and change the way of working out employers’ individual superannuation guarantee shortfalls, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

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

Schedule 1—Superannuation guarantee age and percentage                    3

Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992                                      3

 


A Bill for an Act to improve superannuation coverage for employees and change the way of working out employers’ individual superannuation guarantee shortfalls, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Amendment Act 2011.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

1 July 2013.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all unless all of the following Acts have commenced before 1 July 2013:

(a) the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Act 2011;

(b) the Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Customs) Act 2011;

(c) the Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Excise) Act 2011;

(d) the Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—General) Act 2011.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

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 1Superannuation guarantee age and percentage

  

Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992

1  Subsection 19(1) (paragraphs (a) and (b) of the definition of charge percentage)

After “subsection (2)”, insert “for the quarter”.

2  Subsection 19(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  The charge percentage for a quarter in a year described in column 1 of an item of the table is the number specified in column 2 of the item.

 

Charge percentage (unless reduced under section 22 or 23)

Item

Column 1
Year

Column 2
Charge percentage

1

Year starting on 1 July 2013

9.25

2

Year starting on 1 July 2014

9.5

3

Year starting on 1 July 2015

10

4

Year starting on 1 July 2016

10.5

5

Year starting on 1 July 2017

11

6

Year starting on 1 July 2018

11.5

7

Year starting on or after 1 July 2019

12

3  Subsection 23(2) (example)

Omit “If there are no other contributions, and no reduction under section 22, then the charge percentage will be 3 (instead of 9).”.

4  Paragraph 27(1)(a)

Omit “70”, substitute “75”.

5  Application

The amendments made by this Schedule apply for the purpose of calculations under section 19 of the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992 for quarters starting on and after 1 July 2013.