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    Publications referred to in these instructions

    • Company tax return instructions 2009 (NAT 0669)
    • Consolidation and market valuation (NAT 7803)
    • Taxation Ruling TR 2007/2 - Income tax: application of the same business tests to consolidated and MEC groups - principally, the interaction between section 165-210 and section 701-1 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    • Foreign income return form guide 2009 (NAT 1840) (available at
    • Guide to capital gains tax 2009 (NAT 4151)
    • Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    • Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    • Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
    • Partnership and trust tax returns instructions 2009 (NAT 2297)
    • Taxation Ruling TR 1999/9 - Income tax: the operation of sections 165-13 and 165-210, paragraph 165-35(b), section 165-126 and section 165-132
    • Taxation Ruling TR 2004/9 - Income tax: consolidation: what is meant by 'injection of capital' in section 707-325 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997?

    Other relevant publications

    • Consolidation reference manual (NAT 6835) (available at
    • Fund income tax return instructions 2009 (NAT 71605) (available at



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    Last modified: 25 Nov 2009QC 21738