TAXATION ADMINISTRATION ACT 1953
Note: See section 3AA .Chapter 2 - Collection, recovery and administration of income tax
An entity must withhold an amount from salary, wages, commission, bonuses or allowances it pays to an individual as:
(a) a member of an *Australian legislature; or
(b) a person who holds, or performs the duties of, an appointment, office or position under the Constitution or an *Australian law; or
(c) a member of the Defence Force, or of a police force of the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory; or
(d) a person who is otherwise in the service of the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory; or
(e) a member of a *local governing body where there is in effect, in accordance with section 446-5 , a unanimous resolution by the body that the remuneration of members of the body be subject to withholding under this Part.
For exceptions, see section 12-1 .
This section does not require an amount to be withheld from a payment to an individual as a member of a *local governing body unless it is one to which paragraph (1)(e) applies.
S 12-45(3) repealed as inoperative by No 101 of 2006 , s 3 and Sch 1 item 291, effective 14 September 2006. For application and savings provisions and for former wording see the CCH Australian Income Tax Legislation archive .