TAXATION ADMINISTRATION ACT 1953

SCHEDULE 1 - COLLECTION AND RECOVERY OF INCOME TAX AND OTHER LIABILITIES  

Note: See section 3AA .

Chapter 4 - Generic assessment, collection and recovery rules  

PART 4-1 - RETURNS AND ASSESSMENTS  

Division 155 - Assessments  

Subdivision 155-B - Amending assessments  

When Commissioner may amend assessments

SECTION 155-35   AMENDMENT DURING PERIOD OF REVIEW  

Amendment

155-35(1)  
The Commissioner may amend an assessment of an * assessable amount within the * period of review for the assessment.

Note 1:

An amendment of an assessment can be reviewed: see Subdivision 155-C.

Note 2:

This section also applies to amended assessments: see section 155-80. However, there are limits on how amended assessments can be amended: see sections 155-65 and 155-70.

Meaning of period of review

155-35(2)  
The period of review , for an assessment of an * assessable amount of yours, is:


(a) the period:


(i) starting on the day on which the Commissioner first gives notice of the assessment to you under section 155-10 ; and

(ii) ending on the last day of the period of 4 years starting the day after that day; or


(b) if the period of review is extended under subsection (3) or (4) of this section - the period as so extended. Extensions

155-35(3)  
The Federal Court of Australia may order an extension of the * period of review for an assessment of an * assessable amount of yours for a specified period, if:


(a) the Commissioner has started to examine your affairs in relation to the assessment; and


(b) the Commissioner has not completed the examination within the period of review for the assessment; and


(c) the Commissioner, during the period of review, applies to the Federal Court of Australia for an order extending the period; and


(d) the Court is satisfied that it was not reasonably practicable, or it was inappropriate, for the Commissioner to complete the examination within the period of review, because of:


(i) any action taken by you; or

(ii) any failure by you to take action that it would have been reasonable for you to take.

155-35(4)  
You may, by written notice given to the Commissioner, consent to the extension of the * period of review for an assessment of an * assessable amount of yours for a specified period, if:


(a) the Commissioner has started to examine your affairs in relation to the assessment; and


(b) the Commissioner has not completed the examination within the period of review for the assessment; and


(c) the Commissioner, during the period of review, requests you to consent to extending the period of review.

155-35(5)  
An order may be made under subsection (3), or consent given under subsection (4), in relation to an assessment of an * assessable amount more than once.


 

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