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 2-10 - PAY AS YOU GO (PAYG) INSTALMENTS  

Division 45 - Instalment payments  

Subdivision 45-Q - General rules for consolidated groups  

Membership changes

SECTION 45-775   COMMISSIONER ' S POWER TO WORK OUT DIFFERENT INSTALMENT RATE OR GDP-ADJUSTED NOTIONAL TAX  

45-775(1)  
This section applies if any of the following changes (the membership change ) occurs in relation to a *consolidated group while this Subdivision applies to the *head company of the group:


(a) an entity becomes a *subsidiary member of the group or a number of entities become subsidiary members of the group;


(b) an entity ceases to be a subsidiary member of the group or a number of entities cease to be subsidiary members of the group.

45-775(2)  
If the Commissioner, having regard to the object of this Part and the membership change, is of the opinion that it would be reasonable to do so, the Commissioner may work out:


(a) an instalment rate that is higher, or lower, than the most recent instalment rate given by the Commissioner to the *head company under section 45-15 ; or


(b) an amount of *GDP-adjusted notional tax that is higher, or lower, than the amount of GDP-adjusted notional tax worked out for the purposes of the most recent amount of instalment notified by the Commissioner to the head company under paragraph 45-112(1)(a) .

45-775(3)  
The new instalment rate or amount of *GDP-adjusted notional tax must be a rate or amount that, in the opinion of the Commissioner, is reasonable having regard to the object of this Part and the membership change.

Note 1:

Subdivision 45-J does not apply for the purpose of working out an instalment rate under this section.

Note 2:

Section 45-405 does not apply for the purpose of working out an amount of GDP-adjusted notional tax under this section.

Additional applications of subsection (2)

45-775(4)  


If, after exercising the power in relation to the membership change under subsection (2) for the first time, and on the basis of an assessment (including an amendment) of the *head company for the income year in which the change occurs, or for an earlier year, the Commissioner has worked out:


(a) another instalment rate under section 45-320 for the company (whether or not the Commissioner has given that rate to the company); or


(b) another amount of *GDP-adjusted notional tax under section 45-405 for the company (whether or not the Commissioner has notified the company an amount of instalment based on that other amount);

the Commissioner may again exercise the power under subsection (2) in relation to the membership change, as if:


(c) the rate mentioned in paragraph (a) were the most recent instalment rate mentioned in paragraph (2)(a); and


(d) the amount of GDP-adjusted notional tax mentioned in paragraph (b) were the amount of GDP-adjusted notional tax worked out for the purposes of the most recent amount of instalment that is mentioned in paragraph (2)(b).

45-775(5)  


To avoid doubt, in relation to the membership change, the Commissioner:


(a) may exercise the power under subsection (2) by applying subsection (4) more than once; but


(b) must not exercise that power more than once in relation to a particular instalment rate mentioned in paragraph (4)(a) or a particular amount of *GDP-adjusted notional tax mentioned in paragraph (4)(b).




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