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Income Tax (TFN Withholding Tax (ESS)) Act 2009

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Act No. 132 of 2009 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Income Tax (TFN Withholding Tax (ESS)) Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Act 2014
An Act to impose tax on certain amounts relating to employee share schemes, and for related purposes
Administered by: Treasury
Registered 09 Jul 2014
Start Date 25 Jun 2014
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Income Tax (TFN Withholding Tax (ESS)) Act 2009

No. 132, 2009 as amended

Compilation start date:                     25 June 2014

Includes amendments up to:            Act No. 46, 2014

 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Income Tax (TFN Withholding Tax (ESS)) Act 2009 as in force on 25 June 2014. It includes any commenced amendment affecting the legislation to that date.

This compilation was prepared on 2 July 2014.

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of each amended provision.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not reflected in the text of the compiled law but the text of the amendments is included in the endnotes.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Modifications

If a provision of the compiled law is affected by a modification that is in force, details are included in the endnotes.

Provisions ceasing to have effect

If a provision of the compiled law has expired or otherwise ceased to have effect in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Imposition of tax................................................................................. 2

4............ Rate of tax........................................................................................... 2

5............ Temporary budget repair levy............................................................. 2

Endnotes                                                                                                                                      3

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                                              3

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                                                  5

Endnote 3—Legislation history                                                                               6

Endnote 4—Amendment history                                                                             7

Endnote 5—Uncommenced amendments [none]                                            8

Endnote 6—Modifications [none]                                                                           8

Endnote 7—Misdescribed amendments [none]                                               8

Endnote 8—Miscellaneous [none]                                                                          8


An Act to impose tax on certain amounts relating to employee share schemes, and for related purposes

 

 

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Income Tax (TFN Withholding Tax (ESS)) Act 2009.

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 and 2 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

14 December 2009

2.  Sections 3 and 4

At the same time as Schedule 1 to the Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Budget Measures No. 2) Act 2009 commences.

14 December 2009

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by both Houses of the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

3  Imposition of tax

                   The tax known as income tax, to the extent that that tax is payable by an entity in accordance with section 14‑155 in Schedule 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953, is imposed on amounts mentioned in paragraph (1)(b) of that section.

4  Rate of tax

                   The rate of tax imposed by this Act on such an amount is the sum of the following:

                     (a)  the maximum rate specified in the table in Part I of Schedule 7 to the Income Tax Rates Act 1986;

                     (b)  2%.

5  Temporary budget repair levy

             (1)  This section applies if the income year in which the amount is included as mentioned in paragraph 14‑155(1)(b) in Schedule 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953 is a temporary budget repair levy year.

             (2)  Increase the rate of tax worked out under section 4 by 2 percentage points.

             (3)  In this section:

temporary budget repair levy year means an income year corresponding to a temporary budget repair levy year (within the meaning of section 4‑11 of the Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997).

 


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide details of the history of this legislation and its provisions. The following endnotes are included in each compilation:

 

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Endnote 5—Uncommenced amendments

Endnote 6—Modifications

Endnote 7—Misdescribed amendments

Endnote 8—Miscellaneous

 

If there is no information under a particular endnote, the word “none” will appear in square brackets after the endnote heading.

 

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key in this endnote sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

 

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

 

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended the compiled law. The information includes commencement information for amending laws and details of application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

 

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision level. It also includes information about any provisions that have expired or otherwise ceased to have effect in accordance with a provision of the compiled law.

 

Uncommenced amendments—Endnote 5

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not reflected in the text of the compiled law but the text of the amendments is included in endnote 5.

 

Modifications—Endnote 6

If the compiled law is affected by a modification that is in force, details of the modification are included in endnote 6.

 

Misdescribed amendments—Endnote 7

An amendment is a misdescribed amendment if the effect of the amendment cannot be incorporated into the text of the compilation. Any misdescribed amendment is included in endnote 7.

 

Miscellaneous—Endnote 8

Endnote 8 includes any additional information that may be helpful for a reader of the compilation.

 

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

pres = present

am = amended

prev = previous

c = clause(s)

(prev) = previously

Ch = Chapter(s)

Pt = Part(s)

def = definition(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

Dict = Dictionary

Reg = Regulation/Regulations

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

reloc = relocated

Div = Division(s)

renum = renumbered

exp = expired or ceased to have effect

rep = repealed

hdg = heading(s)

rs = repealed and substituted

LI = Legislative Instrument

s = section(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

mod = modified/modification

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

No = Number(s)

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

o = order(s)

SR = Statutory Rules

Ord = Ordinance

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

orig = original

SubPt = Subpart(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

/sub‑subparagraph(s)

 

 

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Act

Number and year

Assent

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Income Tax (TFN Withholding Tax (ESS)) Act 2009

132, 2009

14 Dec 2009

ss. 3 and 4: 14 Dec 2009 (see s. 2(1))
Remainder: Royal Assent

 

Income Tax (TFN Withholding Tax (ESS)) Amendment (DisabilityCare Australia) Act 2013

42, 2013

28 May 2013

Schedule 1: 28 May 2013 (see s. 2(1))
Remainder: Royal Assent

Sch. 1 (item 2)

Income Tax (TFN Withholding Tax (ESS)) Amendment (Temporary Budget Repair Levy) Act 2014

46, 2014

25 June 2014

Sch 1: 25 June 2014 (see s 2(1))
Remainder: Royal Assent

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

s. 4.......................................

rs. No. 42, 2013

s 5........................................

ad No 46, 2014

 

Endnote 5—Uncommenced amendments [none]

Endnote 6—Modifications [none]

Endnote 7—Misdescribed amendments [none]

Endnote 8—Miscellaneous [none]