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Income Tax Rates Amendment (Managed Investment Trusts) Act 2016

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  • - C2016A00049
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Act No. 49 of 2016 as made
An Act to amend the Income Tax Rates Act 1986
Administered by: Treasury
Originating Bill: Income Tax Rates Amendment (Managed Investment Trusts) Bill 2015
Registered 06 May 2016
Date of Assent 05 May 2016
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Income Tax Rates Amendment (Managed Investment Trusts) Act 2016

 

No. 49, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Income Tax Rates Act 1986

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Income Tax Rates Act 1986                                                                                        3

 


 

 

Income Tax Rates Amendment (Managed Investment Trusts) Act 2016

No. 49, 2016

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Income Tax Rates Act 1986

[Assented to 5 May 2016]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Income Tax Rates Amendment (Managed Investment Trusts) Act 2016.

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

Provisions

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.

5 May 2016

2.  Schedule 1

At the same time as Schedule 1 to the Tax Laws Amendment (New Tax System for Managed Investment Trusts) Act 2016 commences.

However, if that Schedule does not commence, the provisions do not commence at all.

5 May 2016

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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  Schedules

                   Legislation 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 1Amendments

  

Income Tax Rates Act 1986

1  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

AMIT (short for attribution managed investment trust) has the same meaning as in the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

attribution managed investment trust: see AMIT.

determined member component has the same meaning as in the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

managed investment trust has the same meaning as in the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

2  At the end of subparagraph 5(a)(i)

Add “or”.

3  At the end of subparagraph 5(a)(ii)

Add “or”.

4  At the end of subparagraph 5(a)(iii)

Add “or”.

5  At the end of paragraph 5(a)

Add:

                             (v)  a person in the capacity of a trustee of an AMIT, being a person who is liable to be assessed and to pay tax under paragraph 276‑105(2)(b) or (c) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997; or

6  At the end of subparagraph 5(b)(i)

Add “or”.

7  At the end of subparagraph 5(b)(ii)

Add “or”.

8  At the end of subparagraph 5(b)(iii)

Add “or”.

9  At the end of paragraph 5(b)

Add:

                      ; or (v)  a company in the capacity of a trustee of an AMIT, being a company that is liable to be assessed and to pay tax under paragraph 276‑105(2)(b) or (c) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

10  After subsection 12(6)

Insert:

          (6A)  The rate of tax payable by a trustee under paragraph 276‑105(2)(a) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 is as set out in Schedule 10A.

11  At the end of section 12

Add:

           (10)  The rate of tax payable by a trustee of a managed investment trust under subsection 275‑605(2) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 is 30%.

           (11)  The rate of tax payable by a trustee of an AMIT under subsection 276‑405(2) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 is 45%.

           (12)  The rate of tax payable by a trustee of an AMIT under subsection 276‑415(2) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 is 45%.

           (13)  The rate of tax payable by a trustee of an AMIT under subsection 276‑420(2) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 is 45%.

12  After section 28

Insert:

28A  Rates of tax payable by trustees of AMITs under paragraph 276‑105(2)(b) or (c) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

                   The rates of tax payable by a trustee of an AMIT under paragraph 276‑105(2)(b) or (c) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 are:

                     (a)  if paragraph 276‑105(2)(b) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 applies—the rate specified in paragraph 23(2)(b) (about companies other than small business entities); and

                     (b)  if paragraph 276‑105(2)(c) of that Act applies—the maximum rate specified in column 3 of the table in Part II of Schedule 7 to this Act that applies for the year of income.

Note:          If paragraph 276‑105(2)(a) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 applies, see subsection 12(6A).

13  Subsection 35(1) (after table item 3)

Insert:

3A

Subsection 12(11)

Rate for subsection 276‑405(2) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

3B

Subsection 12(12)

Rate for subsection 276‑415(2) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

3C

Subsection 12(13)

Rate for subsection 276‑420(2) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

14  After paragraph 35(2)(a)

Insert:

                    (aa)  paragraph 28A(b) (rate for paragraph 276‑105(2)(c) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997);

15  After Schedule 10

Insert:

Schedule 10ARates of tax payable by an AMIT trustee under paragraph 276‑105(2)(a) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

Note:       See subsection 12(6A).

  

                   In the case of a trustee who is liable to be assessed and to pay tax under paragraph 276‑105(2)(a) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 in respect of an amount mentioned in subsection 276‑105(3) of that Act, the rate of tax in respect of that amount is the rate that would be payable under Part II of Schedule 7 if one individual were liable to be assessed and to pay tax on that amount as his or her taxable income.

 

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 3 December 2015

Senate on 4 May 2016]

 

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