INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1997

CHAPTER 3 - SPECIALIST LIABILITY RULES  

PART 3-1 - CAPITAL GAINS AND LOSSES: GENERAL TOPICS  

Division 108 - CGT assets  

Subdivision 108-D - Separate CGT assets  

Operative provisions

SECTION 108-65   108-65   Land adjacent to land acquired before 20 September 1985  


Land that you *acquire on or after 20 September 1985 that is adjacent to land (the original land ) you acquired before that day is taken to be a separate *CGT asset from the original land if it and the original land are amalgamated into one title.
Example:

On 1 April 1984 you bought a block of land. On 1 June 1999 you bought another block of land adjacent to the first block. You amalgamate the titles to the 2 blocks into 1 title.

The second block is treated as a separate CGT asset. You can make a capital gain or loss from it if you sell the whole area of land.


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