INCOME TAX (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1997

CHAPTER 2 - LIABILITY RULES OF GENERAL APPLICATION  

PART 2-5 - RULES ABOUT DEDUCTIBILITY OF PARTICULAR KINDS OF AMOUNTS  

Division 25 - Some amounts you can deduct  

SECTION 25-65   25-65   Local government election expenses  


Section 25-65 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 applies to the 2006-07 income year and later income years, in relation to expenditure whenever incurred. In relation to expenditure incurred in the 2005-06 income year or an earlier income year, it applies as if:


(a) it had applied to all income years before the 2006-07 income year; and


(b) an allowable deduction for the expenditure under section 74A of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 had been a deduction for the expenditure under section 25-65 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 .

Note:

This section also has the result that, to the extent that a recoupment of the expenditure has been included in your assessable income by former subsections 74A(4) and (5) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 , the expenditure will be disregarded in applying the $1,000 per election deduction limit: see subsection 25-65(2) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 .




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