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  • 10. Small business entity simplified depreciation

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    Only complete this item if the company is a small business entity using the simplified depreciation rules.

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    Small business concessions: changes to simpler depreciation rules

    Recent changes to the law mean that from 7:30pm on 12 May 2015 until 30 June 2020 the instant asset write-off threshold for small business entities has changed.

    From 7.30pm (AEST) on 12 May 2015
    until 28 January 2019

    Small businesses can immediately deduct the business portion of most depreciating assets costing less than $20,000 each (the instant asset write-off threshold).

    From 29 January 2019 until before
    7.30pm (AEDT) 2 April 2019

    Small businesses can immediately deduct the business portion of most depreciating assets costing less than $25,000 each (the instant asset write-off threshold).

    From 7.30pm (AEDT) on
    2 April 2019 until 30 June 2020

    Small businesses can immediately deduct the business portion of most depreciating assets costing less than $30,000 each (the instant asset write-off threshold).

    To complete this item use the amounts the company calculated for small business entity depreciation deductions at X Depreciation expenses item 6. For more information, see Small business entities.

    A – Deduction for certain assets (costing less than the relevant instant asset write-off threshold)

    Write at A the total amount the company claimed at item 6 relating to assets costing less than the relevant instant asset write-off threshold for which an immediate deduction is available.

    B – Deduction for general small business pool

    Write at B the total amount the company claimed at item 6 relating to the general small business pool.

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