Taxation Ruling

TR 98/13W

Income tax: deductibility of year 2000 (millennium bug) expenses

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FOI status:

may be released

Notice of Withdrawal

Taxation Ruling TR 98/13 is withdrawn with effect from today.

1. Taxation Ruling TR 98/13, which issued on 5 August 1998, deals with deductions for expenditure incurred in making computer systems and computer operated equipment year 2000 compliant. It also covers insurance premiums, direct legal expenses and expenses associated with using temporary replacement equipment.

2. As such expenditure would need to have been incurred prior to 1 January 2000, Taxation Ruling TR 98/13 is no longer required and is accordingly withdrawn.

Commissioner of Taxation
9 March 2005


ATO references:
NO 2003/11684

ISSN: 1039-0731

Related Rulings/Determinations:

TR 1998/13

TR 98/13W history
  Date: Version: Change:
  5 August 1998 Original ruling  
You are here 9 March 2005 Withdrawn