INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1997
LIABILITY RULES OF GENERAL APPLICATION
CAPITAL ALLOWANCES: RULES ABOUT DEDUCTIBILITY OF CAPITAL EXPENDITURE
Div 45 inserted by No 169 of 1999.
(a) articles, machinery, tools and rolling stock; and
(b) animals used as beasts of burden or working beasts in a
business, other than a
primary production business; and
(c) fences, dams and other structural improvements, other than those used for domestic or residential purposes, on land that is used for agricultural or pastoral operations; and
(d) structural improvements, other than a
forestry road or structural improvements used for domestic or residential purposes, on land used in a business involving:
(i) planting or tending trees in a plantation or forest that are intended to be felled; or
(ii) felling trees in a plantation or forest; or
(iii) transporting trees, or parts of trees, that you felled in a plantation or forest to the place where they are first to be milled or processed, or from which they are to be transported to the place where they are first to be milled or processed; and
(e) structural improvements, other than those used for domestic or residential purposes, that are used wholly for operations (carried out in the course of a business) relating directly to:
(i) taking or culturing pearls or pearl shell; or
and that are situated at or near a port or harbour from which the business is conducted; and
(ii) taking or catching trochus, b
che-de-mer or green snails;
(f) structural improvements that are excluded from paragraph (c), (d) or (e) because they are used for domestic or residential purposes if they are provided for the accommodation of employees, tenants or sharefarmers who are engaged in or in connection with the activities referred to in that paragraph.
also includes plumbing fixtures and fittings (including wall and floor tiles) provided by an entity mainly for:
(a) either or both:
(i) employees in a
business carried on by the entity for the
purpose of producing assessable income; or
(ii) employees in a business carried on for that purpose by a company that is a member of the same
wholly-owned group of which the entity is a member; or
children of any of those employees.
written down value
depreciating asset is its
cost less the sum of:
(a) the amounts you have deducted or can deduct for its decline in value; and
(b) if section
applied to your acquisition of it
the amounts the transferor, and earlier successive transferors, deducted or can deduct for its decline in value.
S 45-40 inserted by No 77 of 2001.