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INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1997

CHAPTER 3 - SPECIALIST LIABILITY RULES  

PART 3-1 - CAPITAL GAINS AND LOSSES: GENERAL TOPICS  

Division 115 - Discount capital gains and trusts ' net capital gains    View history reference

Subdivision 115-B - Discount percentage    View history reference

SECTION 115-115  Foreign or temporary residents - percentage for individuals  

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115-115(1)  

This section applies if section 115-105 or 115-110 applies to a * discount capital gain.

Periods starting after 8 May 2012

115-115(2)  

If the discount testing period starts after 8 May 2012, the following (expressed as a percentage) is the percentage resulting from this section:
Number of days during discount testing period that you
were an Australian resident (but not a *temporary resident)
2 × Number of days in discount testing period

Note 1:

The percentage will be 0 % if you were a foreign resident or temporary resident during all of the discount testing period.

Note 2:

Subsection 115-105(3) or 115-110(3) may change your residency status for this formula.

Periods starting earlier - Australian residents

115-115(3)  

If:


(a) the discount testing period starts on or before 8 May 2012; and


(b) you were an Australian resident (but not a * temporary resident) on 8 May 2012;

the following (expressed as a percentage) is the percentage resulting from this section:
 Number of days in discount testing period-Number of apportionable days that you
were a foreign resident or *temporary resident
 2 × Number of days in discount testing period

where:

apportionable day means a day, after 8 May 2012, during the discount testing period.

Note:

Subsection 115-105(3) or 115-110(3) may change your residency status for this formula.

Periods starting earlier - other residents may choose market value

115-115(4)  

The percentage resulting from this section is worked out from the following table if:


(a) the discount testing period starts on or before 8 May 2012; and


(b) you were a foreign resident or * temporary resident on 8 May 2012; and


(c) the most recent * acquisition (before the * CGT event) of the * CGT asset happened on or before 8 May 2012; and


(d) the CGT asset ' s * market value on 8 May 2012 exceeds the amount that was its * cost base at the end of that day; and


(e) you choose for this subsection to apply.

Note 1:

The CGT event and CGT asset are those expressly or impliedly referred to in section 115-105 or 115-110 .

Note 2:

Section 115-30 has special rules about when assets are acquired.
Percentage using market value
ItemColumn 1Column 2
 If the excess from paragraph (d):then, the percentage is:
1is equal to or greater than the amount of the * discount capital gain50 % .
2falls short of the amount of the * discount capital gainworked out under subsection (5).

115-115(5)  

For the purposes of table item 2 in subsection (4), the following (expressed as a percentage) is the percentage resulting from this section:

Formula 7.56


where:

apportionable day means a day, after 8 May 2012, during the discount testing period.

eligible resident means an Australian resident who is not a * temporary resident.

excess means the excess from paragraph (4)(d).

shortfall means the amount that the excess falls short of the amount of the * discount capital gain.

Note:

Subsection 115-105(3) or 115-110(3) may change your residency status for this formula.

Periods starting earlier - other residents not choosing market value

115-115(6)  

If:


(a) the discount testing period starts on or before 8 May 2012; and


(b) you were a foreign resident or * temporary resident on 8 May 2012; and


(c) subsection (4) does not apply;

the following (expressed as a percentage) is the percentage resulting from this section:
Number of apportionable days that you were an
Australian resident (but not a *temporary resident)
2 × Number of days in discount testing period

where:

apportionable day means a day, after 8 May 2012, during the discount testing period.

Note 1:

The percentage will be 0 % if you were a foreign resident or temporary resident on each of the apportionable days.

Note 2:

Subsection 115-105(3) or 115-110(3) may change your residency status for this formula.


 



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