Taxation News

Cth Releases Draft Employee Share Schemes Bills

Thursday 12 August 2021 @ 2.11 p.m. | Corporate & Regulatory | Taxation

On 29 July 2021, the Federal Treasury released two draft Bills for public consultation.


Tas Bill to Introduce Tax Initiatives for Affordable Housing Support

Thursday 8 July 2021 @ 10.27 a.m. | Legal Research | Taxation

The Treasury Miscellaneous (Cost of Living and Affordable Housing Support) Bill 2021 (Tas) (“the Bill) was introduced to Tasmania’s House of Assembly (“the Assembly”) on 22 June 2021 by Minister for Finance Michael Ferguson.


NSW Payroll Tax Amendment (Jobs Plus) Bill 2021 Awaiting Assent

Tuesday 18 May 2021 @ 9.58 a.m. | Legal Research | Taxation

On 13 May 2021, the Payroll Tax Amendment (Jobs Plus) Bill 2021 (NSW) (‘the Bill’) passed through both houses of the New South Wales Parliament. The Bill is now awaiting assent. The Bill was introduced in the Legislative Assembly by Treasurer Dominic Perrotet (‘the Treasurer’) on 5 May 2021.


ACT Introduces Bill for Amendments to Certain Tax Exemptions and Concessions

Thursday 8 April 2021 @ 10.05 a.m. | Legal Research | Taxation | Trade & Commerce

The Revenue Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 (ACT) ("the Bill") was presented to the ACT Assembly by Treasurer Andrew Barr ("the Treasurer") on 31 March 2021. The Bill is described in its explanatory statement as being part of an ongoing series of Bills "to promote the effective and efficient administration and operation of the ACT tax system". The Bill is yet to pass.


Victorian Parliament Introduces Zero and Low Emission Vehicle Distance-based Charge Bill 2021

Thursday 25 March 2021 @ 8.48 a.m. | Taxation | Trade & Commerce

The Zero and Low Emission Vehicle Distance-based Charge Bill 2021 (Vic) ("the Bill") was introduced into the Victorian Parliament by Treasurer Tim Pallas (the Treasurer) on 17 March 2021.  The Bill reached second reading stage on 18 March 2021. The purpose of the Bill is to require registered operators of zero and low emission vehicles ("ZLEVs") to pay a charge for the use of vehicles on certain roads ("ZLEV charge"). The Bill is proposed to come into operation on 1 July 2021.