Taxation Administration Act 1953
Note: See section 3AA .Chapter 2 - Collection, recovery and administration of income tax
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.
If the investment body is an AMIT, under subsection 12A-205(2) amounts may be treated, for the purposes of this Part, as having been paid to the other entity by the investment body.
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.12-140(3)
(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.
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.