Income Tax Assessment Act 1997



Division 245 - Forgiveness of commercial debts  

Subdivision 245-C - Calculation of gross forgiven amount of a debt  

Working out the value of a debt

SECTION 245-61  

245-61   Special rule for working out the value of a previously assigned debt  

If your debt has been assigned as mentioned in section 245-36 and is later *forgiven by the new creditor, the value of that debt when it is later forgiven is:

(a) if the debt was not a *moneylending debt and the creditor and the new creditor were not dealing with each other at *arm ' s length in connection with the assignment - the *market value of the debt at the time of the assignment; or

(b) in any other case - the sum of:

(i) the amount or market value of the consideration (if any) you paid or gave, or are required to pay or give, to the creditor in respect of the assignment; and

(ii) the amount or market value of the consideration (if any) the new creditor paid or gave in respect of the assignment.


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