Queensland land tax and Budget measures Bill introduced
A Bill which makes miscellaneous amendments to certain state revenue legislation, including those in connection with land tax and the Queensland Budget 2022–23 has been introduced.
TheRevenue Legislation Amendment Bill 2022amends the Land Tax Act 2010 (Qld) to implement a land tax reform, announced in the 2021–22 Budget Update — Mid-Year Fiscal and Economic Review, to enable the value of interstate landholdings to be accounted for when assessing land tax payable in Queensland from the 2023–24 financial year.
The Bill also amends thePayroll Tax Act 1971(Qld) to implement Budget measures to:
• impose a mental health levy from 1 January 2023, payable by employers, or groups of employers, with annual Australian taxable wages (for payroll tax purposes) over $10 million
• increase the phase out rate for deductions from 1 January 2023, to provide relief for small to medium businesses
• extend the 50% rebate for…
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