IT 2500A - Third Addendum
Taxation Ruling System: policy governing issue of income tax rulings: status of rulings: advance opinions
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ADDENDUM No 3
1. This Addendum changes the arrangements set out in Addendum No 2 for archiving Rulings in the IT series. Addendum No 2 explains that we archive Rulings that have been made redundant by legislative change.
3. On 1 July 1992, Part IVAAA of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 came into effect. That Part allows for binding 'public rulings' which the Commissioner can withdraw but there is no reference to archival. We have not archived any 'public rulings' and have only archived Rulings in the IT or MT series.
4. We have decided we will no longer issue a Notice of Archival for a Ruling in the IT series (or MT series) when it becomes redundant by legislative change. In those circumstances, a Notice of Withdrawal will now issue.
6. To assist users of Rulings to identify current guidelines in a particular area of taxation law it is desirable that the 'withdrawn' status of a Ruling be documented as soon as practicable after the attribution to the Ruling of that status is identified.
7. A Notice of Withdrawal supplements the original Ruling in the same way as an Addendum or Erratum.'.
Commissioner of Taxation
3 September 1997
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