A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
Note: A Commissioner ' s Remedial Power modification is relevant to this part of the tax law. Taxation Administration (Remedial Power - Certificate for GST-free supplies of Cars for Disabled People) Determination 2020 (F2020L01079) modifies the operation of s 38-510(1) of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 (GST Act) and any other provisions of a taxation law whose operation is affected by the modified operation of s 38-510(1) .
The operation of the relevant provision is modified as follows:
This modification applies in respect of a supply of a car or car parts to an individual made on or after 9 December 2020.
This modification does not affect the GST-free supply of a car or car parts to an individual in relation to a person who holds a current disability certificate issued by the Managing Director of the nominated company (within the meaning of Part 2 of the Hearing Services and AGHS Reform Act 1997 ) or an officer or employee of that company who is authorised in writing by the Managing Director.
An entity must treat a modification as not applying to it or any other entity if the modification would produce a less favourable result for it. The Commissioner is empowered by s 370-5 of Sch 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953 to make modifications, by legislative instrument, to ensure the law is administered to achieve its intended purpose or object.
A supply of goods is GST-free if:
(a) the supply is by way of lease or hire; and
(b) the goods are used outside the indirect tax zone.
If goods are leased or hired and used partly in the indirect tax zone and partly outside the indirect tax zone, the supply could be taxable to the extent that the goods are used in the indirect tax zone (see section 9-5 ).