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  • Step-5 Applying the CGT discount

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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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    Where available, you can now apply the CGT discount to any remaining grossed-up capital gains by reducing those capital gains by 50%.

    Example

    Tim calculates 50% of his capital gain (after applying capital losses) to which the CGT discount can apply:

    $600 x 50% = $300.

    Tim has a capital gain of $300.

    Note: Applying the CGT discount

    Remember, you cannot apply the CGT discount to indexation method or 'other' method capital gains distributed from the fund.

    Last modified: 06 Oct 2009QC 16182