Income tax: capital gains: does section 160X of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 apply to assets acquired by a legal personal representative which were not owned by the deceased at the date of death?
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2. Section 160X applies where an asset which formed part of the estate of the deceased passes to a legal personal representative. In the context of the section, we consider that this refers only to assets owned by the deceased at the time of death.
Commissioner of Taxation
NO 92/1427-5 (CGTDET36)
legal personal representative