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This determination relates to a levy imposed on life insurance entities by the Life Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998 for the 2019-2020 financial year.
Administered by: Treasury
Registered 28 Jun 2019
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Tabled Senate02-Jul-2019
Tabled HR02-Jul-2019
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Life Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Determination 2019

I, Simon Birmingham, Acting Treasurer, make the following determination under subsection 7(3) of the Life Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998.

Dated:  26 June 2019

Simon Birmingham

Acting Treasurer

 

  

  

  


Contents

1  Name of determination............................................................................................................. 1

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

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

4  Repeal.........................................................................................................................................         1

5  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

6  Amount of levy........................................................................................................................ 2

7  Life insurance company’s levy base......................................................................................... 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                 


1  Name of determination

                   This determination is the Life Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Determination 2019.

2  Commencement

                   This determination commences on 1 July 2019.

3  Authority

                   This determination is made under subsection 7(3) of the Life Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998.

4  Repeal

                   The Life Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Determination 2018 is repealed.

5  Definitions

             (1)  In this determination:

2019-2020 financial year means the financial year commencing on 1 July 2019.

Act means the Life Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998.

Form LRF 300.2 means the form titled “LRF_300_2: Statement of Financial Position (SF Total, GF, GF Elim, Entity)”, which is part of Reporting Standard LRS 300.0.

reporting period, in relation to a life insurance company, means a reporting period that applies to the company under paragraph 7 or 8 of Reporting Standard LRS 300.0.

Reporting Standard LRS 300.0 means the Reporting Standard LRS 300.0 Statement of Financial Position, which is in the Schedule to the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) (reporting standard) determination No. 53 of 2013—Reporting Standard LRS 300.0 Statement of Financial Position, or if that instrument is repealed and replaced, the replacement instrument.

Note:          Financial sector reporting standards are made under section 13 of the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001.

valuation day, in relation to a life insurance company, means:

                     (a)  for a life insurance company that is a life insurance company throughout the period from 17 March 2019 to 30 June 2019—31 March 2019; and

                     (b)  for a life insurance company that is a life insurance company for some, but not all, of that period—the day, after 17 March 2019, on which it became a life insurance company; and

                     (c)  for a life insurance company that becomes a life insurance company after 30 June 2019—the day on which it became a life insurance company.

Note:          Terms used in this determination have the same meaning as in the Act—see section 13 of the Legislation Act 2003.

             (2)  In this determination, a reference to a period from a specified date to another specified date is a reference to a period that includes both of those dates.

6  Amount of levy

                   For paragraphs 7(3)(a), (b), (c) and (ca) of the Act, the following table sets out matters for the 2019-2020 financial year.

 

Amount of levy

Item

Company

Maximum restricted levy amount ($)

Minimum restricted levy amount ($)

Restricted levy percentage

Unrestricted levy percentage

1

Life insurance company

1,110,000

15,000

0.01348

0.003148

7  Life insurance company’s levy base

             (1)  For paragraph 7(3)(d) of the Act, a life insurance company’s levy base is to be worked out using this section.

             (2)  If the company was:

                     (a)  a life insurance company throughout the period from 17 March 2019 to 30 June 2019; and

                     (b)  required to lodge Form LRF 300.2 for a reporting period ending during the period from 17 March 2019 to 14 April 2019;

the life insurance company’s levy base is the amount required to be reported in the column headed “Total business” at item 12 Total assets in Form LRF 300.2 for the reporting period.

             (3)  If the company is not a company described in subsection (2), the life insurance company’s levy base is the value of the company’s assets as at the valuation day, worked out in the same way as for the amount reported in the column headed “Total business” at item 12 Total assets in Form LRF 300.2.