TAXATION ADMINISTRATION ACT 1953

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

Note: See section 3AA .

Chapter 4 - Generic assessment, collection and recovery rules  

PART 4-25 - CHARGES AND PENALTIES  

Division 280 - Shortfall interest charge  

Subdivision 280-C - Remitting shortfall interest charge  

SECTION 280-160   REMITTING SHORTFALL INTEREST CHARGE  

280-160(1)  
The Commissioner may remit all or a part of an amount of *shortfall interest charge you are liable to pay if the Commissioner considers it fair and reasonable to do so.

280-160(2)  
Without limiting subsection (1), in deciding whether to remit, the Commissioner must have regard to:


(a) the principle that remission should not occur just because the benefit you received from the temporary use of the shortfall amount is less than the *shortfall interest charge; and


(b) the principle that remission should occur where the circumstances justify the Commonwealth bearing part or all of the cost of delayed payments.




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