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This instrument amends the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Regulations 1999 and the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994 to make consequential amendments to account for changes to the tax law made by the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2015 Measures No. 6) Act 2016 and the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Act 2016.
Administered by: Treasury
Made 14 Apr 2016
Registered 15 Apr 2016
Tabled HR 18 Apr 2016
Tabled Senate 19 Apr 2016
Date of repeal 02 Jul 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2016

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated 14 April 2016

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Kelly O’Dwyer

Assistant Treasurer

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

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

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Financial supplies                                                                                                                2

A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Regulations 1999                                                  2

Schedule 2—Amounts affected by earnout rights                                                                        3

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994                                                           3

 


1  Name

                   This is the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2016.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument 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 4 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after this instrument is registered.

16 April 2016

2.  Schedule 1

The later of:

(a) the day after this instrument is registered; and

(b) the commencement of Schedule 1 (about extending GST to digital products and other services imported by consumers) to the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Act 2016.

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

1 July 2016

3.  Schedule 2

The day after this instrument is registered.

16 April 2016

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

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

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the following:

                     (a)  the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999;

                     (b)  the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993.

4  Schedules

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

Schedule 1Financial supplies

  

A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Regulations 1999

1  Subregulation 40‑5.09(3) (at the end of the table)

Add:

12

An account made available by a non‑resident in the course of carrying on banking business (within the meaning of the Banking Act 1959) in a foreign country in which the entity is authorised under the law of that country to carry on banking business

13

A foreign superannuation fund (within the meaning of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997)

2  At the end of Schedule 15

Add:

Part 3Amendments made by the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2016

  

106  Operation of Schedule 1

                   The amendments of these Regulations made by Schedule 1 to the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2016 apply in relation to working out net amounts for tax periods starting on or after 1 July 2017.

Schedule 2Amounts affected by earnout rights

  

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994

1  At the end of subregulation 7.04(1)

Add:

Note:          There is an exception for amounts relating to some CGT small business concessions (see subregulation (6A)).

2  After subregulation 7.04(6)

Insert:

          (6A)  Despite subregulation (1), the regulated superannuation fund may accept, as a contribution, an amount to the extent that the amount does not exceed the member’s CGT cap amount if:

                     (a)  were the amount to be accepted as a contribution, it could be covered under section 292‑100 (certain CGT‑related payments) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 in relation to a CGT event referred to in that section; and

                     (b)  the capital proceeds from the CGT event were or could have been affected by one or more financial benefits received under a look‑through earnout right; and

                     (c)  that subregulation would not have prevented the fund from accepting the amount as a contribution had it been made to the fund in the financial year in which the CGT event happened.

Note:          The CGT event is the one referred to in whichever of subsections 292‑100(2), (4), (7) and (8) of that Act that could cause the amount to be covered under that subsection.

3  Subregulation 7.04(7)

Insert:

capital proceeds has the same meaning as in the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

CGT cap amount has the same meaning as in the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

CGT event has the same meaning as in the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

financial benefit has the same meaning as in the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

look‑through earnout right has the same meaning as in the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

4  At the end of Part 14

Add:

Division 14.8Transitional arrangements arising out of the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2016

14.09  Arrangements

                   The amendments of these regulations made by Schedule 2 to the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2016 apply in relation to look‑through earnout rights (within the meaning of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997) created on or after 24 April 2015.