For lowering taxes for middle- and high-income earners
These divisions relate to the policy “for lowering taxes for middle- and high-income earners”. Compare how a supporter of the policy would have voted to the division outcome.
11th Oct 2016, 1:56 PM – Senate Treasury Laws Amendment (Income Tax Relief) Bill 2016 - Second Reading - Agree with the main idea of the bill - Division No. 2
Supporters vote “Yes (strong)”
|Australian Greens (78% turnout)||7|
|Australian Labor Party (79% turnout)||19|
|Country Liberal Party (0.0% turnout)|
|Derryn Hinch's Justice Party (100% turnout)||1|
|Deputy President (100% turnout)||1|
|Family First Party (0.0% turnout)|
|Independent (100% turnout)||1|
|Liberal Democratic Party (100% turnout)||1|
|Liberal National Party (100% turnout)||2|
|Liberal Party (68% turnout)||15|
|National Party (100% turnout)||4|
|Nick Xenophon Team (67% turnout)||2|
|Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party (100% turnout)||4|
|President (100% turnout)||1|
|Totals (77% turnout)||48||10|
Turnout is the percentage of members eligible to vote that did vote.
Main idea of the bill
This bill will lower taxes for people earning over $80,000.
The bills digest explains that the bill's purpose is:
to increase from $80,000 to $87,000 the threshold at which an individual’s marginal tax rate increases from 32.5 per cent to 37 per cent. The changes apply to both resident and non-resident individual tax payers, with effect from 1 July 2016.