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  • Marriage or relationship breakdown – supporting information

    Here's a list of the documents and information we usually need to process a private ruling request or objection about the transfer of assets upon a marriage or relationship breakdown. If you provide supporting information this will reduce the time we take to process your request.

    If you want to apply for a private ruling about a marriage or relationship breakdown, you need to:

    • complete and submit the relevant private ruling application form (for tax professionals or not for tax professionals)
    • provide the supporting information listed below.

    If you want to lodge an objection about a marriage or relationship breakdown, you need to:

    • complete and submit the relevant objection form (for taxpayers or tax professionals)
    • provide the supporting information listed below.

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    Supporting information

    Note: If you've previously provided us with any of the information listed below, you don't need to provide it again.

    The information we need for a private ruling or objection about the transfer of assets upon a marriage or relationship breakdown includes:

    • which of the following occurred in relation to your marriage or relationship breakdown 
    • an order of a court or a court order made by consent under the Family Law Act 1975 or a similar law of a foreign country
    • a maintenance agreement approved by a court under section 87 of that Act or a similar agreement under a foreign law
    • a court order under a state, territory or foreign law relating to de facto marriage breakdowns
    • other (provide detail)
    • copies of the relevant documents and information for the event listed above
    • full details of each of the assets transferred
    • the date each asset was transferred
    • the date of initial acquisition of the assets transferred, as well as the cost.

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      Last modified: 11 Jul 2017QC 19069