A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999

Chapter 2 - The basic rules  

Part 2-2 - Supplies and acquisitions  

Division 11 - Creditable acquisitions  

11-15   Meaning of creditable purpose  

(1)  
You acquire a thing for a creditable purpose to the extent that you acquire it in * carrying on your * enterprise .

(2)  
However, you do not acquire the thing for a creditable purpose to the extent that:


(a) the acquisition relates to making supplies that would be * input taxed ; or


(b) the acquisition is of a private or domestic nature.

(3)  


An acquisition is not treated, for the purposes of paragraph (2)(a) , as relating to making supplies that would be * input taxed to the extent that the supply is made through an * enterprise , or a part of an enterprise, that you * carry on outside the indirect tax zone.

(4)  


An acquisition is not treated, for the purposes of paragraph (2)(a), as relating to making supplies that would be * input taxed if:


(a) the only reason it would (apart from this subsection) be so treated is because it relates to making * financial supplies ; and


(b) you do not * exceed the financial acquisitions threshold .

(5)  


An acquisition is not treated, for the purposes of paragraph (2)(a), as relating to making supplies that would be * input taxed to the extent that:


(a) the acquisition relates to making a * financial supply consisting of a borrowing (other than through a * deposit account you make available); and


(b) the borrowing relates to you making supplies that are not input taxed.


 

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