INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1997

CHAPTER 2 - LIABILITY RULES OF GENERAL APPLICATION  

PART 2-5 - RULES ABOUT DEDUCTIBILITY OF PARTICULAR KINDS OF AMOUNTS  

Division 35 - Deferral of losses from non-commercial business activities  

Operative provisions  

SECTION 35-40   Real property test  

35-40(1)  


The rules in section 35-10 do not apply to a * business activity for an income year if the total * reduced cost bases of real property or interests in real property used on a continuing basis in carrying on the activity in that year is at least $500,000.

35-40(2)  


You may use the *market value of the real property or interest if that value is more than its * reduced cost base.

35-40(3)  


The * reduced cost base or *market value is worked out:


(a) as at the end of the income year; or


(b) if you stopped carrying on the * business activity during the year:


(i) as at the time you stopped; or

(ii) if you disposed of the asset before that time in the course of stopping carrying on the activity - as at the time you disposed of it.

35-40(4)  
However, these assets are not counted for this test:


(a) a * dwelling, and any adjacent land used in association with the dwelling, that is used mainly for private purposes;


(b) fixtures owned by you as a tenant.


 

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