Income tax: thin capitalisation by non-residents: is the retrospective creation, or amendment, of an asset revaluation reserve allowed for the purposes of Division 16F of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 ?
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2. If a company holds information which supports a revaluation of any assets in its accounts, but does not formalise the revaluation by placing an entry into an asset revaluation reserve, then the company is precluded from retrospectively creating or amending an asset revaluation reserve.
Commissioner of Taxation