Income Tax Assessment Act 1936


Division 267 - Income tax consequences for non-fixed trusts of change in ownership or control  

Subdivision 267-C - Current year net income and tax loss, and certain debts incurred in current year  


Type of trust to which this section applies

This section applies to a trust that:

(a) can deduct in the income year (the test period ) an amount:

(i) under section 51 or 63 in respect of the writing off of the whole or part of a debt, incurred in the income year, as bad; or

(ii) under subsection 63E(3) or (4) in respect of a debt/equity swap relating to the whole or part of a debt incurred in the income year; and

(b) was a non-fixed trust at any time in the test period; and

(c) was not an excepted trust at all times in the test period.


Subdivisions 709-D and 719-I of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 also affect when a trust that used to be a member of a consolidated group or MEC group may deduct a debt that used to be owed to a member of the group and that the trust writes off as bad.

Condition for deducting amount

The trust cannot deduct the amount unless it meets:

  • · the condition in subsection 267-70(2) (if applicable); and
  • · the condition in section 267-75 .


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