• Item 8 Disposal profits - pre-29 January 2001

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    Plant balancing adjustments (profits)

    If the consideration receivable is greater than the written-down value of the unit of plant (paragraph 73B(23)(f) of ITAA 1936, include at item 8 the amount by which the consideration exceeds the written-down value, up to the limit of the difference between the cost of the plant and its written-down value.

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    If the company chooses to take the R&D tax offset, you will use this amount in calculating the size of the offset.

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    At E and F include the amount of any balancing adjustment (assessable income).

    Balancing adjustments sale of pilot plant (profits)

    If the consideration receivable is greater than the written-down value of the unit of post 23 July 1996 pilot plant (paragraph 73B(24B)(f) of ITAA 1936), include the amount by which the consideration exceeds the written-down value, up to a limit of the difference between the cost of the plant and its written-down value. Include this amount in the calculation of the net base amount at item 8. If the pilot plant was acquired before 23 July 1996, refer to subsection 73B(24) to calculate the balancing adjustment profit (if applicable).

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    The amount at E must equal the amount at F otherwise, a warning message 'Your claim does not balance' will display in the Excel spreadsheet.

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