INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1997

CHAPTER 3 - SPECIALIST LIABILITY RULES  

PART 3-5 - CORPORATE TAXPAYERS AND CORPORATE DISTRIBUTIONS  

Division 170 - Treatment of certain company groups for income tax purposes  

Subdivision 170-A - Transfer of tax losses within certain wholly-owned groups of companies  

Conditions for transfer

SECTION 170-55   Losses must be transferred in order they are incurred  

170-55(1)  
If the *loss company has 2 or more *tax losses (other than *film losses) that it can transfer in the *deduction year, it can transfer them only in the order in which it incurred them.

170-55(2)  
If the *loss company has 2 or more *film losses that it can transfer in the *deduction year, it can transfer them only in the order in which it incurred them.

170-55(3)  


If:


(a) the *loss company has 2 or more *tax losses, or 2 or more *film losses, it can transfer for the *deduction year; and


(b) it incurred at least one of those losses apart from Subdivision 707-A and at least one of those losses because of a transfer under that Subdivision;

it can transfer under this Subdivision the losses it incurred because of a transfer under Subdivision 707-A only after transferring under this Subdivision the losses it incurred apart from that Subdivision.

170-55(4)  


For the purposes of subsection (3), treat a loss incurred by the company both apart from that Subdivision and because of a transfer under that Subdivision as a loss incurred because of a transfer under that Subdivision.

170-55(5)  


Subsections (1) and (2) have effect subject to subsection (3).

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