INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1936 (ARCHIVE)
This section does not apply to the 1997-98 year of income or a later year of income.
Subdivision 70-C (Accounting for trading stock you hold at the start or end of the income year) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 applies to those years of income.
Where a taxpayer carries on any business, the value, ascertained under this subdivision, of all trading stock on hand at the beginning of the year of income, and of all trading stock on hand at the end of that year shall be taken into account in ascertaining whether or not the taxpayer has a taxable income.28(2) [Excess of closing over opening value assessable]
Where the value of all trading stock on hand at the end of the year of income exceeds the value of all trading stock on hand at the beginning of that year, the assessable income of the taxpayer shall include the amount of the excess.28(3) [Excess of opening over closing value deductible]
Where the value of all trading stock on hand at the beginning of the year of income exceeds the value of all trading stock on hand at the end of that year, the amount of the excess shall be an allowable deduction.
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