Taxation Determination

TD 2012/4

Fringe benefits tax: for the purposes of section 28 of the Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986, what are the indexation factors for valuing non-remote housing for the fringe benefits tax year commencing on 1 April 2012?

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Preamble

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Ruling

1. The indexation factors for the purpose of valuing non-remote housing for the fringe benefits tax (FBT) year commencing 1 April 2012 are:

New South Wales 1.060
Victoria 1.040
Queensland 1.028
South Australia 1.042
Western Australia 1.035
Tasmania 1.039
Northern Territory 1.026
Australian Capital Territory 1.056

Date of effect

2. This Determination applies to the FBT year commencing 1 April 2012.

Commissioner of Taxation
28 March 2012

Appendix 1 - Explanation

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Explanation

3. Section 28 of the Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986 (FBTAA) establishes the indexation factors which are applied in valuing non-remote housing under section 26 of the FBTAA. These factors are based on movements in the rent sub-group of the Consumer Price Index.

Not previously issued as a draft

References

ATO references:
NO 1-3RMY3NW

Previous Rulings/Determinations:
TD 93/40
TD 94/21
TD 95/21
TD 96/27
TD 97/10
TD 98/9
TD 1999/4
TD 2000/30
TD 2001/7
TD 2002/7
TD 2003/4
TD 2004/10
TD 2005/10
TD 2006/14
TD 2007/6
TD 2008/5
TD 2009/8
TD 2010/3
TD 2011/3

ISSN: 1038-8982

Subject References:
fringe benefits tax
housing fringe benefits
housing indexation figures
non-remote housing

Legislative References:
FBTAA 1986 26
FBTAA 1986 28
TAA 1953

TD 2012/4 history
  Date: Version: Change:
You are here 28 March 2012 Original ruling  
  2 May 2018 Withdrawn