Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
In working out your *net capital gain or *net capital loss for the income year, any *capital loss you make from a *personal use asset is disregarded. 108-20(2)
A personal use asset is:
(a) a *CGT asset (except a *collectable) that is used or kept mainly for your (or your *associate's) personal use or enjoyment; or
(b) an option or right to *acquire a *CGT asset of that kind; or
(c) a debt arising from a *CGT event in which the *CGT asset the subject of the event was one covered by paragraph (a); or
(d) a debt arising other than:
(i) in the course of gaining or producing your assessable income; or
(ii) from your carrying on a *business.
There is an exemption for a personal use asset you acquire for $10,000 or less: see section 118-10 .
A debt arising from a CGT event involving a CGT asset kept mainly for your personal use and enjoyment is a personal use asset to prevent any loss arising from the debt being a normal capital loss.108-20(3)
A personal use asset does not include land, a *stratum unit or a building or structure that is taken to be a separate *CGT asset because of Subdivision 108-D .
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