Tax Policy and Changes

Tax policies which on 1 July 2019

The proposed tax changes did not become law, as the Bills which were previously pass through to Parliament have since lapsed on 1 July 2019:

  • The changes that main residence capital gains tax exemption remove for Non- residents, including Australians living overseas who are foreign tax residents for tax purposes.
  • GST changes to include online hotel reservation of offshore suppliers who has GST turnover is $75,000 or more and not only Australian suppliers.
  • Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty, which was to provide employers with an amnesty during 24 May 2018 to 23 May 2019 .

Proposed superannuation tax changes re-introduced

The following self-managed superannuation fund tax measures were re-introduced into parliament.


  • Certain employees and workers with multiple employers to apply for an employer shortfall release certificate which stop their employer from having a superannuation guarantee shortfall.
  • This may allow the employee to negotiate with their employer to receive additional notes or non-cash wage.
  • Circumstances involving limited recourse borrowing arrangements.

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