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PAYROLL TAX ACT 2007


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Purposes  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Definitions  
   3A.     Meaning of regional employer  
   4.      Taxation Administration Act 1997  
   5.      Act binds the Crown  

   PART 2--IMPOSITION OF PAYROLL TAX

   6.      Imposition of payroll tax  
   7.      Who is liable for payroll tax?  
   8.      Amount of payroll tax  
   9.      When must payroll tax be paid?  
   10.     What are taxable wages?  
   11.     Wages that are taxable in this jurisdiction  
   11A.    Jurisdiction in which employee is based  
   11B.    Jurisdiction in which employer is based  
   11C.    Place and date of payment of wages  
   12.     Payroll tax paid under corresponding applied law  
   12A.    Additional matters for determining whether employer is a regional employer  

   PART 3--WAGES

   13.     What are wages?  
   14.     Wages include fringe benefits  
   15.     Value of wages comprising fringe benefits  
   16.     Employer election regarding taxable value of fringe benefits  
   17.     Wages include superannuation contributions  
   18.     Inclusion of grant of shares and options as wages  
   19.     Choice of relevant day  
   20.     Deemed choice of relevant day in special cases  
   21.     Effect of rescission, cancellation of share or option  
   22.     Grant of share pursuant to exercise of option  
   23.     Value of shares and options  
   24.     Inclusion of shares and options granted to directors as wages  
   26.     Place where wages are payable  
   27.     Definitions  
   28.     Termination payments  
   29.     Motor vehicle allowances  
   30.     Accommodation allowances  
   31.     Definitions  
   32.     What is a relevant contract?  
   33.     Persons taken to be employers  
   34.     Persons taken to be employees  
   35.     Amounts under relevant contracts taken to be wages  
   36.     Liability provisions  
   37.     Definitions  
   38.     Persons taken to be employers  
   39.     Persons taken to be employees  
   40.     Amounts taken to be wages  
   41.     Liability provisions  
   42.     Agreement to reduce or avoid liability to payroll tax  
   43.     Value of wages paid in kind  
   44.     GST excluded from wages  
   45.     Wages paid by group employers  
   46.     Wages paid by or to third parties  
   47.     Agreement etc. to reduce or avoid liability to payroll tax  

   PART 4--EXEMPTIONS

   48.     Non-profit organisations  
   49.     Schools and educational services and training  
   50.     Community Development Employment Project  
   51.     Health care service providers  
   52.     Division not to limit other exemptions  
   53.     Maternity and adoption leave  
   54.     Administrative requirements for exemption  
   55.     Volunteer firefighters  
   56.     Emergency service volunteers  
   57.     Limitation of exemption  
   58.     Municipal councils  
   59.     Local government business entities  
   60.     Limitation on local government exemptions  
   61.     State Governors  
   62.     Defence personnel  
   63.     War Graves Commission  
   64.     Consular and non-diplomatic representatives  
   65.     Trade commissioners  
   66.     Australian–American Fulbright Commission  
   66A.    Wages paid or payable for or in relation to services performed in other countries  

   PART 5--GROUPING OF EMPLOYERS

   67.     Definitions  
   68.     Grouping provisions to operate independently  
   69.     Constitution of groups  
   70.     Groups of corporations  
   71.     Groups arising from the use of common employees  
   72.     Groups of commonly controlled businesses  
   73.     Groups arising from tracing of interests in corporations  
   74.     Smaller groups subsumed by larger groups  
   75.     Application  
   76.     Direct interest  
   77.     Indirect interest  
   78.     Aggregation of interests  
   79.     Exclusion of persons from groups  
   80.     Designated group employers  
   81.     Joint and several liability  

   PART 6--ADJUSTMENTS OF TAX

   82.     Determination of correct amount of payroll tax  
   83.     Annual adjustment of payroll tax  
   84.     Adjustment of payroll tax when employer changes circumstances  
   85.     Special provision where wages fluctuate  

   PART 7--REGISTRATION AND RETURNS

   86.     Registration  
   87.     Returns  

   PART 8--COLLECTION AND RECOVERY OF TAX

   88.     Application  
   89.     Agents and trustees are answerable  
   90.     Returns by agent or trustee  
   91.     Liability to pay tax  
   92.     Indemnity for agent or trustee  
   93.     Tax not paid during lifetime  
   94.     Payment of tax by executors or administrators  
   95.     Assessment if no probate within 6 months of death  
   96.     Person in receipt or control of money for absentee  
   97.     Agent for absentee principal winding-up business  
   98.     Recovery of tax paid on behalf of another person  
   99.     Liquidator to give notice  

   PART 9--GENERAL

   100.    Provisions specific to this jurisdiction  
   101.    Regulations  

   PART 10--REPEALS, AMENDMENTS AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

   117.    Transitional provisions  
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