Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

CHAPTER 3 - SPECIALIST LIABILITY RULES  

PART 3-35 - INSURANCE BUSINESS  

Division 320 - Life insurance companies  

Subdivision 320-C - Deductions and capital losses  

Operative provisions

SECTION 320-120   Capital losses from assets other than complying superannuation assets or segregated exempt assets  

320-120(1)  


This section applies to assets ( ordinary assets ) of a *life insurance company other than:


(a) *complying superannuation assets; or


(b) *segregated exempt assets.

320-120(2)  
In working out a *life insurance company ' s *net capital gain or *net capital loss for the income year, *capital losses from ordinary assets can be used only to reduce *capital gains from ordinary assets.

320-120(3)  
If some or all of a *capital loss from an ordinary asset cannot be applied in an income year, the unapplied amount can be applied in the next income year in which the company ' s *capital gains from ordinary assets exceed the company ' s capital losses (if any) from ordinary assets.

320-120(4)  
If the company has 2 or more unapplied *net capital losses from ordinary assets, the company must apply them in the order in which they were made.

Note:

This section affects the amount of assessable income that is to be taken into account in working out a taxable income or tax loss of the ordinary class: see sections 320-139 and 320-143 .


 

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