Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 4 - Repayment of loans  

PART 4-2 - DISCHARGE OF INDEBTEDNESS  

Division 154 - How is indebtedness compulsorily discharged?  

Subdivision 154-A - Liability to repay amounts  

SECTION 154-5   Repayment income  

154-5(1)  
A person ' s repayment income for an *income year is an amount equal to the sum of:


(a) the person ' s *taxable income for the income year, disregarding the person ' s assessable FHSS released amount (within the meaning of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 ) for the income year; and


(b) the person ' s total net investment loss (within the meaning of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 ) for the income year; and


(c) if the person:


(i) is an employee (within the meaning of the Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986 ); and

(ii) has a reportable fringe benefits total (within the meaning of that Act) for the income year;
the reportable fringe benefits total for the income year; and


(d) the person ' s *exempt foreign income for the income year; and


(e) the person ' s reportable superannuation contributions (within the meaning of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 ) for the income year.

154-5(2)  
(Repealed by No 27 of 2009)

154-5(3)  
(Repealed by No 27 of 2009)

154-5(4)  
The person ' s exempt foreign income is the total amount (if any) by which the person ' s income that is exempt from tax under section 23AF or 23AG of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 exceeds the total amount of losses and outgoings that the person incurs in deriving that exempt income.

154-5(5)  
For the purposes of subsection (4), disregard any capital losses and outgoings.




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