Goods and Services Tax Determination

GSTD 2006/2W

Goods and services tax: does an Australian entity make a taxable supply when it supplies repair services under a warranty given by a non-resident manufacturer?

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FOI status:

may be released

Notice of Withdrawal

Goods and Services Tax Determination GSTD 2006/2 is withdrawn with effect from today.

1. GSTD 2006/2 states that a GST registered entity does not make a GST-free supply when it supplies repair services to a non-resident under a warranty given by a non-resident manufacturer:

·
who is not in Australia when the repairs are done
·
who acquires the repair services in carrying on its enterprise, but who is not registered or required to be registered, and
·
the supply is provided, or is required to be provided under an agreement between the supplier and the non-resident manufacturer, to another entity in the indirect tax zone (ITZ).

2. This Determination is being withdrawn because section 3 and item 20 in Part 2 of Schedule 2 to the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Act 2016 inserts section 38-191 into the GST Act. Section 38-191 of the GST Act applies in relation to working out net amounts for tax periods starting on or after 1 October 2016, subject to a transitional rule.[1] The amendments ensure that a supply of a repair, renovation, modification or treatment of goods is GST-free if it is made to a non-resident that is not in the ITZ, therefore, GSTD 2006/2 no longer applies.

Commissioner of Taxation
25 January 2017

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Footnotes


Item 27 in Part 5 of Schedule 2 to the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Act 2016.

Previously released as GSTD 2005/D3

References

ATO references:
NO 2205-6254

ISSN: 1443-5179

Related Rulings/Determinations:

TR 2006/10
GSTR 2001/8
GSTR 2004/7
GSTR 2005/6
GSTD 2006/1

Subject References:
Australia
carrying on a business
consumption outside Australia
GST-free
GST-free supplies
international
non-resident
not in Australia
recipient
registered
required to be registered
services
supplier
supplies of things other than goods or real property
taxable supplies

Legislative References:
ANTS(GST)A 1999 9-5
ANTS(GST)A 1999 38-190(1)
ANTS(GST)A 1999 38-190(3)
TAA 1953 Sch 1 Div 358

GSTD 2006/2W history
  Date: Version: Change:
  19 April 2006 Original ruling  
  31 October 2012 Consolidated ruling Addendum
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