Tax Laws Amendment (Simplified Superannuation) Act 2007 (9 of 2007)

Schedule 1   Main superannuation amendments

Part 2   Main consequential amendments

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

12   Section 118-520

Repeal the section, substitute:

118-520 Meaning of superannuation fund for foreign residents

(1) A fund is a superannuation fund for foreign residents at a time if:

(a) at that time, it is:

(i) an indefinitely continuing fund; and

(ii) a provident, benefit, superannuation or retirement fund; and

(b) it was established in a foreign country; and

(c) it was established, and is maintained at that time, only to provide benefits for individuals who are not Australian residents; and

(d) at that time, its central management and control is carried on outside Australia by entities none of whom is an Australian resident.

(2) However, a fund is not a superannuation fund for foreign residents if:

(a) an amount paid to the fund or set aside for the fund has been or can be deducted under this Act; or

(b) a *tax offset has been allowed or is allowable for such an amount.