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Foreign resident capital gains withholding payments

Last updated 16 June 2019

Foreign resident capital gains withholding applies to certain transactions entered into on or after 1 July 2016. If an amount has been withheld from you and paid to the ATO we will advise you of the receipt of the withholding amount. You can claim a credit for the withholding amount at X item 18 on your tax return (supplementary section).

Look-through earnout rights and amendment to your earlier year income tax assessment

If you received or provided a financial benefit under a look-through earnout right created on or after 24 April 2015 you may need to seek an amendment to your income tax assessment for the year in which the relevant CGT occurred. You may be able to request such amendment via the CGT Schedule (if you satisfy the relevant conditions) when you lodge your current year income tax return. Detailed instructions are provided in Item 7 Earnouts arrangements under Part C.