INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1997

CHAPTER 3 - SPECIALIST LIABILITY RULES  

PART 3-32 - CO-OPERATIVES AND MUTUAL ENTITIES  

Division 315 - Demutualisation of private health insurers  

Subdivision 315-E - Special CGT rule for legal personal representatives and beneficiaries  

SECTION 315-260   Special CGT rule for legal personal representatives and beneficiaries  

315-260(1)  
This section sets out what happens if a *CGT asset:


(a) is a demutualisation asset; and


(b) forms part of the estate of a participating policy holder mentioned in subsection 315-90(1) who has died, but was not owned by the policy holder just before dying; and


(c) *passes to a beneficiary in the policy holder's estate because the asset is transferred to the beneficiary by the policy holder's *legal personal representative.

Note:

Division 128 deals with the effect of death in relation to CGT assets a person owns just before dying.

315-260(2)  
Disregard a *capital gain or *capital loss the *legal personal representative makes if the asset *passes to a beneficiary in the policy holder's estate. Consequence for beneficiary

315-260(3)  
The *cost base and *reduced cost base of the asset in the hands of the *legal personal representative just before the asset *passes to the beneficiary becomes the first element of the cost base and reduced cost base of the asset in the hands of the beneficiary.

315-260(4)  
The beneficiary is taken to have *acquired the asset when the *legal personal representative acquired it.


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