Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
If, by reason of an amendment of an assessment, the total of a person ' s tax offset refunds is increased, the Commissioner must apply the amount of the increase in accordance with Divisions 3 and 3A of Part IIB of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 .
Interest on the amount of the increase may be payable under the Taxation (Interest on Overpayments and Early Payments) Act 1983 .Amendment reduces total of tax offset refunds 172A(2)
(a) by reason of an amendment of an assessment, the total of a person ' s tax offset refunds is reduced; and
(b) as a result, an amount applied in accordance with Divisions 3 and 3A of Part IIB of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 before the amendment was excessive;
the person is liable to pay to the Commonwealth the amount of the excess. The amount is due 21 days after the Commissioner gives the person notice of the amended assessment.
If any of the amount (the overpayment ) the person is liable to pay under subsection (2) remains unpaid after the time by which it is due to be paid, the person is liable to pay the general interest charge on the unpaid amount for each day in the period that:
(a) starts at the beginning of the day on which the overpayment was due to be paid; and
(b) finishes at the end of the last day on which, at the end of the day, any of the following remains unpaid:
(i) the overpayment;
(ii) general interest charge on any of the overpayment.
The general interest charge is worked out under Part IIA of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 .
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