FRINGE BENEFITS TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1986

PART III - FRINGE BENEFITS  

Division 13 - Miscellaneous exempt benefits  

SECTION 58J   EXEMPT BENEFITS - COMPENSABLE WORK-RELATED TRAUMA  

58J(1)   [Work-related injury]  

Where:


(a) a benefit is provided in respect of the employment of an employee for or in respect of compensable work-related trauma suffered by the employee; and


(b) either of the following subparagraphs applies:


(i) the benefit is provided under a workers' compensation law that applies to that employment;

(ii) the benefit is not provided under a workers' compensation law but the provision of the benefit is reasonable having regard to all relevant matters including, but without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the value of the benefit and the nature and effects of the trauma;

the benefit is an exempt benefit.

58J(2)   [Insurance]  

Where:


(a) a residual benefit provided in, or in respect of, a year of tax in respect of the employment of an employee is constituted by the subsistence, during the year of tax, of a contingent right (whether arising under a contract of insurance or otherwise) to a benefit for or in respect of compensable work-related trauma suffered by the employee; and


(b) in the case of a contingent right arising under a contract of insurance - the contract of insurance does not provide for a benefit that is not for or in respect of compensable work-related trauma suffered by any employee;

the benefit is an exempt benefit in relation to the year of tax.




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