Chapter 7 - Taxpayers, other than individuals and STS taxpayers, incurring deductible non-business expenditure
If you are an individual taxpayer, see chapter 4.
If you are an STS taxpayer, see chapter 5.
Non-business expenditure is any expenditure you incur in gaining assessable income from activities that do not amount to a business. For an entity carrying on a business, circumstances can arise where you may incur deductible non-business expenditure. A common example is expenditure made in respect of a rental property held as a passive investment.
Summary of rules
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- If you are not an individual or an STS taxpayer, your deduction for prepaid non-business expenditure is apportioned over the eligible service period or 10 years, whichever is less.
- Prepaid non-business expenditure that is subject to the tax shelter rules is apportioned over the eligible service period or 10 years, whichever is less. For more information, see chapter 2.