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  • Reversal of deduction: effect on cost base
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    In some cases, a deduction you have claimed on a CGT asset can be partly or wholly 'reversed'; that is, the value of part or all of the deduction may be declared as income in the year the CGT event happens. In this case, the capital gains cost base of the CGT asset is increased by the amount you have to include in your assessable income.

    Last modified: 25 Feb 2020QC 27448