TAXATION ADMINISTRATION ACT 1953

SCHEDULE 1 - COLLECTION AND RECOVERY OF INCOME TAX AND OTHER LIABILITIES  

Note: See section 3AA .

Chapter 2 - Collection, recovery and administration of income tax  

PART 2-5 - PAY AS YOU GO (PAYG) WITHHOLDING  

Division 12 - Payments from which amounts must be withheld  

Subdivision 12-E - Payments where TFN or ABN not quoted  

Payment in respect of investment

SECTION 12-140   RECIPIENT DOES NOT QUOTE TAX FILE NUMBER  

12-140(1)  
An *investment body must withhold an amount from a payment it makes to another entity in respect of a *Part VA investment if:


(a) all or some of the payment is *ordinary income or *statutory income of the other entity; and


(b) if the investment is non-transferable - the other entity did not *quote its *tax file number in connection with the investment before the time when the payment became payable; and


(c) if the investment is transferable - the other entity did not quote its tax file number in connection with the investment before the time when the other entity had to be registered with the investment body as the *investor to be entitled to the payment.

Payment in respect of units in a trust or investment-related betting chance

12-140(2)  
If a *Part VA investment consists of:


(a) units in a unit trust (as defined in section 202A of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 ); or


(b) an investment-related betting chance;

an entity (including the *investment body) must withhold an amount from a payment it makes to another entity in respect of the investment if the conditions in subsection (1) of this section are met.

For exceptions to the rules in this section, see sections 12-150 to 12-170 .

12-140(3)  


If:


(a) because of subsection 12A-205(2) , an entity is treated as having made a payment to another entity; and


(b) under subsection (2) of this section, the entity has withheld an amount from that payment, and paid the amount to the Commissioner;

the entity may recover from the other entity, as a debt, the amount withheld.

12-140(4)  


The entity is entitled to set off an amount that the entity can recover from the other entity under subsection (3) against debts due by the entity to the other entity.



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