INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1997

CHAPTER 3 - SPECIALIST LIABILITY RULES  

PART 3-5 - CORPORATE TAXPAYERS AND CORPORATE DISTRIBUTIONS  

Division 165 - Income tax consequences of changing ownership or control of a company  

Subdivision 165-CC - Change of ownership or control of company that has an unrealised net loss  

Operative provisions

SECTION 165-115D   Changeover time - change in control of company  

165-115D(1)  
A time (the test time ) is also a changeover time in respect of a company if, at the test time:


(a) a person or persons who did not control, and were not able to control, the voting power in the company at the reference time began to control, or became able to control, that voting power immediately after the test time; and


(b) that person or those persons so began, or became able, to control that voting power for the purpose of:


(i) getting some benefit or advantage in relation to how this Act applies; or

(ii) getting such a benefit or advantage for someone else;
or for purposes including that purpose.
Note 1:

A person can still control the voting power in a company that is in liquidation etc.: see section 165-250 .

Note 2:

Subdivision 167-B has special rules for working out voting power in a company whose shares do not all carry the same voting rights, or do not carry all of the voting rights in the company.

165-115D(2)  
In this section:

control
of the voting power in a company means control of that voting power either directly, or indirectly through one or more interposed entities.


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