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  • What is the reduced cost base?



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    When a CGT event happens to a CGT asset and you haven't made a capital gain, you need the asset's reduced cost base to work out whether you have made a capital loss. (Remember, a capital loss can only be used to reduce a capital gain – it cannot be used to reduce other income.)

    Last modified: 04 Mar 2016QC 27527