INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1936

PART IV - RETURNS AND ASSESSMENTS  

SECTION 166A   DEEMED ASSESSMENT  

166A(1)  


Where a taxpayer that is a relevant entity within the meaning of former Division 1B of Part VI furnishes a return in respect of income of a year of income to which that Division applied:


(a) the Commissioner is taken to have made, on the day on which the return is furnished, an assessment of the relevant taxable income or net income, as the case may be, and of the tax payable on that taxable income or net income, being those respective amounts as specified in the return; and


(b) on and after the day on which the Commissioner is deemed to have made the assessment, the return is deemed to be a notice of the deemed assessment and to be under the hand of the Commissioner; and


(c) the notice referred to in paragraph (b) is deemed to have been served on the entity on the day on which the Commissioner is deemed to have made the assessment.

166A(2)  


Where:


(aa) at a particular time, a taxpayer to which former Division 1C of Part VI applied gives a return in respect of income of a year of income to which that Division applied; and


(ab) before that time, no return has been given, and no assessment has been made, in relation to the taxpayer in respect of the income of the year of income:

the following provisions apply:


(a) the Commissioner is deemed to have made an assessment of the taxable income or net income, and the tax payable on that income, equal to those respective amounts specified in the return;


(b) the assessment is deemed to have been made on the day on which the return is lodged;


(c) on and after the day on which the Commissioner is deemed to have made the assessment, the return is deemed to be a notice of the deemed assessment:


(i) under the hand of the Commissioner; and

(ii) served on the taxpayer on the day on which the Commissioner is deemed to have made the assessment.

166A(3)  


If:


(a) at a particular time, a full self-assessment taxpayer gives a return in respect of a year of income for which the taxpayer is a full self-assessment taxpayer; and


(b) before that time, no return has been given, and no assessment has been made, in relation to the taxpayer in respect of the income of the year of income;

the following provisions apply:


(c) the Commissioner is taken to have made an assessment of:


(i) the taxable income or net income (or an assessment that there is no taxable income or net income); and

(ii) the tax payable on that income (or that no tax is payable); and

(iii) the total of the taxpayer ' s tax offset refunds for the year of income (or that the taxpayer can get no such refunds);
in accordance with what the taxpayer specified in the return;


(d) the assessment is taken to have been made on the day on which the return is lodged;


(e) on and after the day on which the Commissioner is taken to have made the assessment, the return is taken to be a notice of the assessment:


(i) under the hand of the Commissioner; and

(ii) served on the taxpayer on the day on which the Commissioner is taken to have made the assessment.

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