INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1997

CHAPTER 3 - SPECIALIST LIABILITY RULES  

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

Division 118 - Exemptions  

Subdivision 118-B - Main residence  

Basic case and concepts

SECTION 118-115   Meaning of dwelling  

118-115(1)  
A dwelling includes:


(a) a unit of accommodation that:


(i) is a building or is contained in a building; and

(ii) consists wholly or mainly of residential accommodation; and


(b) a unit of accommodation that is a caravan, houseboat or other mobile home; and


(c) any land immediately under the unit of accommodation.

118-115(2)  
However, except as provided in section 118-120 , a dwelling does not include any land adjacent to a building.


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