FRINGE BENEFITS TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1986

PART III - FRINGE BENEFITS  

Division 9 - Board fringe benefits  

Subdivision B - Taxable value of board fringe benefits  

SECTION 37   37   REDUCTION OF TAXABLE VALUE - OTHERWISE DEDUCTIBLE RULE  


Where:


(a) the recipient of a board fringe benefit in relation to an employer in relation to a year of tax is an employee of the employer;


(b) if the recipient had, at the time when the benefit was provided, incurred and paid unreimbursed expenditure (in this section called the ``gross expenditure'' ), in respect of the provision of the recipients meal, equal to the amount that, but for this subsection and Division 14 and the recipients contribution, would be the taxable value of the board fringe benefit in relation to the year of tax - a deduction (in this section called the ``gross deduction'' ) would, or would but for section 82A of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 , and Divisions 28 and 900 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 , have been allowable to the recipient section 8-1 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 in respect of the whole or a part of the gross expenditure; and


(c) the amount (in this section called the ``notional deduction'' ) calculated in accordance with the formula:


GD   -   RD


where:
GD is the gross deduction; and
RD is:
  • (i) if there is no recipients contribution in relation to the board fringe benefit - nil; or
  • (ii) if there is a recipients contribution in relation to the board fringe benefit equal to, or calculated by reference to, an amount of consideration paid by the recipient to the provider or to the employer in respect of the provision of the recipients meal - the amount (if any) that would, or that would but for section 82A of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 , and Divisions 28 and 900 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 , have been allowable to the recipient section 8-1 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 in respect of the whole or a part of that consideration if that consideration had been incurred and paid by the recipient at the time when the benefit was provided;

  • exceeds nil;

    the amount that, but for this section and Division 14 , would be the taxable value of that fringe benefit in relation to the year of tax shall be reduced by the notional deduction.


     

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