Tax Laws Amendment (2006 Measures No. 1) Act 2006 (32 of 2006)
Schedule 2 Business related costs
Part 1 Capital allowances amendments
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
3 Section 35-5
Repeal the section, substitute:
(1) The object of this Division is to improve the integrity of the taxation system by:
(a) preventing losses from non-commercial activities that are *carried on as *businesses by individuals (alone or in partnership) being offset against other assessable income; and
(b) preventing pre-business capital expenditure and post-business capital expenditure by individuals (alone or in partnership) in relation to non-commercial activities being deductible under section 40-880 (business related costs);
unless certain exceptions apply.
(2) This Division is not intended to apply to activities that do not constitute *carrying on a *business (for example, the receipt of income from passive investments).