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  • Losses schedule instructions 2021

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    This information may not apply to the current year. Check the content carefully to ensure it is applicable to your circumstances.

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    These instructions will help you complete the Losses schedule 2021 (NAT 4088). If any of the tests at Who must complete a losses schedule? apply to non-consolidated group entities (companies, trusts and superannuation funds), you must complete a losses schedule and lodge it with your tax return.

    To download a PDF copy of the Losses schedule or order a paper copy through our publications ordering service, go to Losses schedule 2021This link opens in a new window.

    These instructions include:

    • What's new? – which covers changes in legislation in 2020–21that you need to consider before you lodge your tax return
    • Instructions – which covers the information you need to complete the items on the Losses schedule.

    When we refer to you or your business in these instructions, we are referring either to:

    • you as a business entity (for example, a company) that conducts a business, or
    • you as the tax agent or public officer responsible for completing the schedule.

    This publication is not a guide to income tax law. Contact us, or a recognised tax adviser if you feel this publication does not fully cover your circumstances.

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    Last modified: 27 May 2021QC 64903