Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
This section applies if the *ESS interest is a beneficial interest in a right to acquire a beneficial interest in a *share. Meaning of ESS deferred taxing point 83A-120(2)
The ESS deferred taxing point for the *ESS interest is the earliest of the times mentioned in subsections (4) to (7). 83A-120(3)
However, the ESS deferred taxing point for the *ESS interest is:
(a) the time you dispose of the ESS interest (other than by exercising the right); or
(b) if you exercise the right - the time you dispose of the beneficial interest in the *share;
if that time occurs within 30 days after the time worked out under subsection (2).No restrictions on disposing of right 83A-120(4)
The first possible taxing point is the earliest time when:
(a) you have not exercised the right; and
(b) there is no real risk that, under the conditions of the *employee share scheme, you will forfeit or lose the *ESS interest (other than by disposing of it, exercising the right or letting the right lapse); and
(c) if, at the time you acquired the ESS interest, the scheme genuinely restricted you immediately disposing of the ESS interest - the scheme no longer so restricts you. Cessation of employment 83A-120(5)
The 2nd possible taxing point is the time when the employment in respect of which you acquired the interest ends. Maximum time period for deferral 83A-120(6)
The 3rd possible taxing point is the end of the 15 year period starting when you acquired the interest.
The 4th possible taxing point is the earliest time when:
(a) you exercise the right; and
(b) (Repealed by No 105 of 2015)
(c) there is no real risk that, under the conditions of the scheme, after exercising the right, you will forfeit or lose the beneficial interest in the *share (other than by disposing of it); and
(d) if, at the time you acquired the ESS interest, the scheme genuinely restricted you immediately disposing of the beneficial interest in the share if you exercised the right - the scheme no longer so restricts you.
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