Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

CHAPTER 3 - SPECIALIST LIABILITY RULES  

PART 3-1 - CAPITAL GAINS AND LOSSES: GENERAL TOPICS  

Division 118 - Exemptions  

Subdivision 118-B - Main residence  

Dwellings acquired from deceased estates

SECTION 118-205   Adjustment if dwelling inherited from deceased individual  

118-205(1)  
You must adjust the formula in subsection 118-200(2) if the *ownership interest of the deceased individual referred to in section 118-200 (the most recently deceased ) *passed to the individual on or after 20 September 1985 as a beneficiary in, or the individual owned it as trustee of, a deceased estate.

Note:

Any gains or losses of individuals earlier in the inheritance chain are included in the gain or loss you would have made apart from this Subdivision. This section adjusts the formula to take account of times when the dwelling was the main residence of the individuals.

118-205(2)  
Add to the component total days in the formula the fewer of:


(a) the number of days between 20 September 1985 and the day when the interest *passed to or was *acquired as trustee by the most recently deceased; and


(b) the number of days between the time when an *ownership interest in the *dwelling was last acquired on or after 20 September 1985 by an individual except as a beneficiary in a deceased estate or as trustee of a deceased estate and the day when the interest passed to or was acquired as trustee by the most recently deceased.

118-205(3)  
Add to the component non-main residence days in the formula the number of days in the period applicable under subsection (2) that the *dwelling was not the main residence of one or more of:


(a) an individual who owned the dwelling at the time of the individual ' s death; or


(b) an individual who, immediately before the death of an individual referred to in paragraph (a), was the spouse of that individual (except a spouse who was living permanently separately and apart from the individual); or


(c) an individual who had a right to occupy the dwelling under a will; or


(d) an individual to whom an *ownership interest in the dwelling *passed as a beneficiary in, or who *acquired an ownership interest in the dwelling as trustee of, a deceased estate.

118-205(4)  


Add to the component non-main residence days in the formula the number of days in the period applicable under subsection (2) that the *dwelling was the main residence of an individual who:


(a) owned the dwelling; and


(b) was an *excluded foreign resident;

just before the individual ' s death.


 

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