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Capital gains deemed subject to tax

Last updated 17 May 2020

Capital gains are defined (except for the purposes of regulation 152D) in the Regulations as gains or profits of a capital nature that arise from the sale or disposal of all or part of a CGT asset, other than gains or profits that would not be capital gains but for a provision of Australian tax law.

Regulation 152D provides that a capital gain (defined as gains or profits or other amounts of a capital nature) will be taken to be subject to tax in a listed country where the gain would have been subject to tax except for the operation of a rollover relief provision of a kind specified in the Regulations contained in the tax law of that country. Broadly, the types of rollover relief relate to the types of rollover relief provisions available for capital gains tax purposes under Australian tax law.